4 Things You Should Know About The Institute For Dispute Resolution

You must have heard of the Institute for Dispute Resolution garnering massive attention and praises in Vienna as the NJCU student team competed against international law students and won a prestigious award for Best Opening Statements.

So, let’s find out a few important things about the Institute for Dispute Resolution and what really makes it a commended one amongst others!

  1. It Has Brilliant Minds Working Behind It

The renowned attorney at law, humanitarian and on-air legal analyst – Karen DeSoto co-founded the Institute for Dispute Resolution and is also the co-director, along with David Weiss, who is a visiting scholar at New Jersey City University, and who co-founded the institute too. Years of experience in the legal industry and vast knowledge about the international negotiation and mediation techniques enabled these brilliant minds to come up with the Institute for Dispute Resolution.


  1. It Is An Academic Program

The Institute for Dispute Resolution is an academic program under the School of Business at New Jersey City University (NJCU).

  1. It Endeavours To Achieve Excellence In The Field Of International Mediation

The institute works with the mission “to promote trade and commerce applying international mediation from a business school prospective and promote New Jersey as a place to conduct cross border disputes”.

  1. It Focuses On Diverse Areas To Achieve The Mission

In order to achieve the mission of IDR, several areas are focused upon including, program initiatives, applied research in the field of mediation, conducting seminars and programs, exchange programs, field work, and publications, along with degree based initiatives and legislative policy initiatives.


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