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Equalities and ADR

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a movement whose time has come. This campaign seeks to promote global opportunities in ADR, tackle issues such as gender diversity in the profession, and ensure CIArb members are engaged in the latest innovations in the sector. 

You can find the latest on the progress of the campaign on this page. If you would like to get involved and play your part in keeping disputes out of court please email us at

News and Features on Equality

ICSID – Improvements in Diversity

Diversity considerations are under more scruinity in the field of arbitration, with ICSID as well as other arbitration institutions having been perceived as a Caucasian male-dominated forum.
3 February 2017 | Features

Ground-breaking Appointment Sets Example in the Fight to Promote Diversity

Feature on the appointment of the first female arbitrator in Saudi Arabia. Shaima Aljubran, a lawyer and legal advisor at Rawabi Holding, who was appointed as an arbitrator in a commercial dispute earlier this year.
4 October 2016 | Features