CDRC Vienna 2018 – IBA-VIAC Mediation and Negotiation Competition

Once again the cooperation of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the European Law Students' Association (ELSA) enabled young negotiators and mediators to experience a unique opportunity for enhancement of skills, engagement in Consensual Dispute Resolution and pleasure in the form of the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) from 17th to 20th July 2018.

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33 university teams from all around the world, competing as negotiators and mediators, had the chance to prove their skills while being provided with feedback and support by more than 100 experts, trainers and coaches. This event now for the fourth time provided a platform for more than 200 mediation and negotiation enthusiasts to broaden their minds and engage in an intercultural exchange over Consensual Dispute Resolution (CDR).

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The Final Award Ceremony honored

1st Prize Negotiation - National Law School of India University, Bangalore
2nd Prize Negotiation - MGIMO University
3rd Prize Negotiation - Singapore Management University School of Law
1st Prize Mediation - SOAS University of London
2nd Prize Mediation - Marquette University Law School

CDRC 2018
As every year, we are looking forward excitedly to meeting new pioneers of Consensual Dispute Resolution at our 5th edition next year. Stay tuned for the date to be published soon.

The full text of the review can be found here.