EMPLOYMENT CONFLICT- AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN DEVELOPMENT
October 1-12, 2012
This seminar focuses on building conflict and dispute resolution skills in the employment/ labour arena, by utilizing various mechanisms including negotiation, mediation/ conciliation and arbitration. The development of these skills will take place in the context of analyzing the necessary systems, processes and policies which may assist in the effective resolution of labour and employment conflicts. Negotiation and mediation exercises, role- plays, case studies, and a simulated labour arbitration will be utilized to build skills and facilitate a deeper understanding of these fundamentally important mechanisms. A round table discussion focusing on issues identified by participants will conclude the seminar. As workplaces are diverse, emphasis will be placed on the cross-cutting and essential employment conflict- and dispute resolution skills which will apply in different environments. Managers, supervisors, trade union officials and legal practitioners will benefit from this seminar.

Key Topics:

  • Setting the Context for Labour Conflict- and Dispute Resolution

    • Key aspects of Labour and Employment Law (also referencing some important International Labour Conventions and Recommendations)
    • Individual employment, versus the collective (trade union) labour relationship
    • Workplace conflict: understanding its causes, dynamics and implications
    • Setting up policies and systems to facilitate workplace conflict prevention and resolution
    • Key policies and their implimentation - grievances, discipline, performance, changing operational needs
    • Employment termination - misconduct; incompetence/ incapacity; operational reasons
  • Labour Conflict and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

    • Negotiation (Styles; Approaches; Negotiation Process; Skills; Techniques)
    • Mediation (Principles; Mediation Process; Role of Mediator; Skills; Techniques)
    • Hybrid processes
    • Arbitration (Labour Arbitration Mechanisms; Agreement; Arbitration Process; Stages; Role of Arbitrator; Skills; Techniques)
      Location: Washington, DC
      Tuition: $3950
      Duration: 10 Business Days

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    RELATED SEMINAR: Leadership and Management in International Development , September 3-7, 2012
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.
    International Law Institute
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    The International Law Institute (ILI) invites you to nominate appropriate candidates to its upcoming seminar, Arbitration for Judges, September 24-28, 2012.

    This one-week intensive course is designed specifically for judges. As international commercial arbitration becomes more complex and is increasingly used as a means of resolving disputes, judges are faced with diverse challenges and they need the knowledge and skills to respond to them. The course is designed to provide participants with insight on the latest legal developments involving arbitration, including the intersection of arbitration with domestic courts.

    If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend this course, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    International Commercial Arbitration for Judges:

    • History of common law arbitration permitted by courts
    • National statutes and institutional rules requiring an arbitration agreement to be in writing; Doctrine of competenz/competenz on jurisdiction
    • Doctrine of separability; Scope of arbitration clauses
    • Can courts join non-signatories in arbitration?
    • Court determination whether arbitral clause is unfair or against national policy
    • Anti-suit injunctions issued by courts to prevent parties from litigating in foreign forums
    • Court assistance for interim relief at the outset of arbitration
    • Challenge to arbitrator while arbitration is in progress
    • Assistance in discovery in aid of arbitration
    • The statutory and treaty standards for enforcement of awards; Time constraints for setting aside or enforcing awards
    • Court review of terms of final award
    • May courts enforce vacated international awards?
    • Vacating awards on the grounds of evident partiality, misconduct, serious irregularity or exceeded powers
    • Location: Washington, DC
    • Tuition: $1995
    • Duration: 5 Business Days

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


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    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

     

    The International Law Institute (ILI) invites you to nominate appropriate candidates to its upcoming seminar, Capital Markets: Development and Regulation, October 15-26, 2012.

    This course highlights the major issues and procedures relating to the development and regulation of capital and securities markets in developing economies. Participants will discuss the major building blocks of an effective capital market and the policy environment needed to help its development. The course also includes issues related to the growing interaction of emerging markets with developed capital markets.

    If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend this course, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
    Key Topics:

    • Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Framework
    • Development of Capital Markets
    • Role of Participants in Capital Markets
    • Typical Field Trips (New York Stock Exchange; Nasdaq; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; selection based on availability)
    • Location: Washington, DC
    • Tuition: $4450
    • Duration: 10 Business Days
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


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    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

     

    Upcoming Seminar:
    LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
    August 20-31, 2012

    This seminar is designed for parties responsible for providing support services to legislatures and parliaments. The growing demands on elected officials and their staffs to enact laws and review national policies efficiently and effectively in an ever-changing and complex environment requires new attention to how the process and institutions are managed. The focus will be on the organizational structure and practical techniques for managing legislative institutions and the support services necessary to accomplish this in an efficient and effective manner. Seminar sessions will be conducted using site visits along with class programs and actual case studies. Participant round tables will be an important component to learning best practices. Special arrangements may be made with advance notice to tailor seminars.
    Location: Washington, DC
    Tuition: $3950*
    Duration: 10 Business Days
    RELATED COURSES
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

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    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org

     

    Upcoming Seminar:
    GOVERNANCE AND ANTI-CORRUPTION METHODS
    September 10-21, 2012
    The course presents an in-depth survey of methods and best practices taken by governments, non-governmental organizations (“NGOs”), and other stakeholders to eradicate corruption and promote transparency. The course reviews elements in public sector management commonly known as “good governance,” the causes and effects of corruption, and undertakes a comparative study of domestic and multilateral efforts to eliminate corruption. Additionally, the course examines the history, foundation and main provisions of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and other international instruments designed to curb corruption and their implications for governance and transparency worldwide. Participants will be expected to fashion an anti-corruption strategy that fits their country’s individual needs and circumstances in recognition of the need to include the full range of stakeholders.

    Key Topics:

  • Introduction
  • International Anti-corruption Mechanisms
  • Public Sector Mechanisms
  • Private Sector Issues and Mechanisms
  • Civil Society Mechanisms
  • Designing and Implementing UNCAC Legislation
  • Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 28,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


    LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org