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The Singapore Convention Week, organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law, brought together top practitioners and headline makers in the international dispute resolution scene. Across the week-long series of activities, legal practitioners, business executives and government officials from around the world gathered to hear from thought leaders in the field of dispute resolution, and gleaned practical insights on the latest innovations and trends in alternative dispute resolution to serve the fast evolving needs of businesses.

The Singapore Convention Week 2021 will ran from 6 to 10 September, and comprised several events which included:

  • The inaugural UNCITRAL Academy on 7 to 8 September, co-organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL); and
  • Singapore Convention Week events organised by supporting partner organisations.

With the theme “A World in Transition”, UNCITRAL Academy 2021 cast an eye to the future, and featured industry heavyweights in a series of fireside chats, panel discussions and capacity-building workshops. They shared their views and experiences on the evolution and increasing relevance of cross-border alternative dispute resolution solutions for businesses, and how companies and practitioners can successfully navigate the complex business environment in today’s world in transition.

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