International ODR Forum takes place in Auckland, New Zealand November 14-15, 2018

The annual International ODR Forum Innovation and Impact: Online Courts and the Changing Landscapes of Digital Justice is being hosted by the New Zealand Centre for ICT Law, in the School of Law at Auckland University, November 14-15, 2018. The two key themes, Innovation and Impact, are well-presented in an exciting line up. See the conference program and come join the gathering in New Zealand!

1st Latin American Encounter of Conflict Resolution 4.0

With great joy we present the convening entities to the

1st Latin American Encounter of Conflict Resolution 4.0
“An unavoidable disruption”

To be held face-to-face in Argentina, Brasil and Mexico.

Attempted dates: April, June and September 2019


 

Confirmed Institutions up to the present day:

ARGENTINA:

  • General Direction of Justice Registration and Mediation of the Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires
  • ODR LATINOAMERICA

BRASIL:

  • Permanent Nucleus of Consensual Methods of Conflict Resolution of the Court of Justice of the State of Rio de Janeiro – NUPEMEC
  • School of Magistrature of the State of Rio de Janeiro

MEXICO:

  • Superior Court of Justice of the State of Tlaxcala

 

List of topics:

Big data
Blockchain
Cyberphobia
Smart Contracts
Cyberbullying
Demonstrations of platforms for solving virtual disputes
Emotions in virtual environments
Digital entrepreneurship
Ethics and standards for online conflict management and other innovations and tools for building peace in the Digital Era
Artificial Intelligence
Mobile Learning
Virtual Reality
Online Dispute Resolution 4.0
Teleworking

Contact: administracion@academiaodr.com

Videos about the On-line Mediation Program launched by Buenos Aires City Government in Argentina| Developed by ODR Latinoamerica

These are the presentation and explanation videos of the On-line Mediation Program of the City of Buenos Aires, known as MEL.

MEL offers an additional service to traditional face to face mediation and it’s a free service provided by the Buenos Aires City Government, with experts supporting the mediation trhough all instances.

ODR Latinoamerica guided the development of the proyect with its experience in technology, communications and ODR.

¡Great work!


Round-the-clock cyber court opens in Beijing

“An internet-based court that runs 24/7 was set up in Beijing on Sunday where internet-related cases in the city will be tried online in the future.

Now, like convenience stores, courts will stay open perpetually and plaintiffs can file cases anytime.

The Beijing Internet Court has been given the jurisdiction to handle internet-related cases that should be tried by a primary-level people’s court in Beijing regarding disputes with online shopping, service contracts, lending and copyrights, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday.

People can “file a case online instead of going to the court with paper-based material,” Li Jingwei, deputy president of the court told the China Central Television (CCTV) on Sunday.

People involved in a lawsuit can also receive evidence material sent by the other party, Li added.

The appearance of such a court also indicates a new model of social governance system, Qin An, head of the Institute of the China Cyberspace Strategy told the Global Times on Sunday.

Citizens can log onto the litigation service platform to file cases or submit related material “at any time, without worrying  about time,” said She Guiqing, another deputy president of the Beijing Internet Court.

Cases would be heard online through videocall if conditions allowed, China News Service reported.”

Read more: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1118968.shtml

IMPULSORES AWARD 2018

Dr. Héctor Maldonado Bonilla

Illustrious Magistrate President of the Superior Tribunal  of Justice of the State of Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Has been recognized by ODR Latinoamerica with the IMPULSORES AWARD 2018.

In merit of the contributions made for the promotion and spreading of  the New Technologies of Information and Communication for the Construction of Peace in the Digital Era.

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THANK YOUR FOR YOUR COMMITMENT

IT’S A DRIVING FORCE THAT WE ARE PROUD TO DISTINGUISH

 

ODR Latinoamerica was selected Successful Project by the XIV World Congress of Mediation and Peace

ODR Latinoamerica will have a special presentation in the XIV World Congress of Mediation an Peace, since it was selected Succesfull Proyect of Global Reach by the Evaluation Committee of Successful Projects.

We are happy for the announcement and want to thank the opportunity!

The Congress will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 17 – 22 September. More info in the web of the congress

 

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Alberto Elisavetsky is invited to Tlaxcala, Mexico, to work on a Project of Distance Conflict Resolution Pilot Plan

Alberto Elisavetsky, Director of ODR Latinoamerica, has been invited to work in the ODR pilot project of Tlaxcala’s Judicial Power, Mexico.

Here follows the official invitation:

 

Alberto Elisavetsky

Director of the Observatory of Social Conflict

Tres de Febrero National University, Argentina.

 

In compliance to the Strategic Institutional Plan 2018-2020 of the Judicial Power of the State of Tlaxcala, in line of action 2.3.2 Motivate the training of the public facilitator around the use of TIC’s, with a perspective on distance mediation/on-line and 4.2.3 Establish strategic alliances for spreading internally and externally the actions of training that the Institute executes; as well as considering your wide trajectory and knowledge in new technologies applied to dispute resolution, you are invited on September 6 & 7 of this year to the facilities of Judicial City, Tlaxcala, Mexico to support the Project of Distance Conflict Resolution Pilot Plan.

 

Kind regards, hoping to count with your valuable presence.

 

Cordially

Santa Anita Huiloac, Apizaco, Tlaxcala, August the 20th 2018

President Magistrate of the Superior Tribunal of Justice of the State of Tlaxcala.

 

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NCSC/Pew Charitable Trusts ODR Project Announcement

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The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) is engaging with Pew Charitable Trusts to explore and examine various Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) implementations with the end goal of making ODR, a digital space where parties can convene to work out a resolution to their dispute or case, useful and successful.

To that end, NCSC is interested in knowing whether your state/jurisdiction has started an ODR effort. If so, what case type(s) does your effort focus on and where are you in the implementation lifecycle (e.g., forming an exploratory group, looking at commercial solutions, building your own, implementing a vendor solution, or already using an ODR solution and for how long)? Are you interested and willing to have NCSC and Pew engaged in helping your ODR effort at no cost to you?

NCSC can offer technical assistance, as well as process mapping help and evaluation for a handful of efforts. Even if you have already implemented an ODR solution, we are keen to know what went well and how you are using ODR. Responses should be directed to Shelley Spacek Miller, sspacek@ncsc.org or 757-259-1538, and include follow-up contact information.”

Noam Ebner wins award

From the www.indisputably.org blog –

A simulation co-authored by Noam Ebner (Creighton) has been named a first-prize co-winner of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs annual E-PARCC teaching case and simulation competition. Congratulations, Noam!

The simulation places participants in the role of EU leaders tasked with forming EU policy in face of the waves of migration entering the EU. Noam and his co-authors actually wrote three Model EU simulations Noam co-authored as part of a project for the EU Delegation to the US. The award-winning simulation (as well as two others on different topics) can be downloaded for use here.

In celebration of the anniversary of last year’s conference on “Equal Access to Information & Justice – Online Dispute Resolution – ODR 2017” held in Paris, a special webpage in the ICC Dispute Resolution Library has been created and is publicly available: http://library.iccwbo.org/eai.htm

The page provides access to video-recordings of all panels, the powerpoints, the bios and the programme distributed in the delegate bags.

Thanks to the ICC and Mirèze Philippe for making this valuable resource available to everyone free of charge.

Read more here.