16th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

05-09 Feb 2021

Paris English

ICC’s biggest educational event of the year, the ICC Mediation Competition will gather in 2021 over 350 participants including students, professional mediators and trainers from all over the world and a number of volunteers, sponsors and observers.

During the Competition, student teams representing 48 universities will endeavour to resolve international business disputes through mediation, guided by professional mediators pursuant to the ICC Mediation Rules. Their performance is evaluated by some of the world’s leading dispute resolution specialists who participate in the Competition as judges.

Running over five days and featuring around 100 mock mediation sessions, the Competition week also includes training programmes and numerous social events.

Read further information about the prestigious Competition  and its past winners.

Running for 5 consecutive days and featuring 100 mock mediation sessions, the Competition week also includes training programmes and numerous social events.

Each year, ICC accepts around 100 trained and experienced professionals from all around the world to participate in the Competition. Professionals serve as mediators in the mock mediation sessions or as judges by evaluating and scoring the students’ performance.

Venue: ICC Headquarters and nearby venues

Fees: Participation for Professionals and volunteers is free of charge, subject to acceptance by the Organising Committee.

Fees for universities vary according to the number of team members. For further information, please consult the website of the event.

Applications to participate in the 16th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition for both professionals and universities will open at the end of August 2020 and will close in the beginning of October.

To obtain the application form, please contact iccmediationcompetition@iccwbo.org

For more information: visit the competition website

Already supported by many of the world’s leading law firms and multinational enterprises, ICC Mediation Competition is a valuable platform for networking and the “place to be seen” for practitioners and users of ADR internationally.

ICC offers a variety of partnership options that can be adjusted to your specific interests. You may choose to sponsor one or several ICC events to maximise visibility and meet your marketing objectives. We also work with media partners to cross-promote our mediation events. All partnership agreements are executed on a first come, first served basis.

For further information, please contact: 

Stephanie Goubelle

Senior Manager

Tel. (+33) 1 49 53 29 71

For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Goubelle

Senior Manager

Tel. (+33) 1 49 53 29 71