West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS) in collaboration with ODRWays organized the first ever Indian Mediation Week (IMW), a pan-India mediation awareness event, from 11-17 September 2017. The event was supported by Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India and Supreme Court Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee (MCPC).
Click here to know more about the 2017 mediation drive.
As a follow up event to this successful mediation awareness campaign, IMW has collaborated with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, for nominating an independent jury to recognize the contributions of top ten individuals in the field of mediation in India.
Mediators’ Award Ceremony, Delhi on 7th April, 2018: Felicitation of top 3 Student Ambassadors
The top 3 student ambassadors from across the country will also be felicitated in this event in Delhi. Their travel and stay will be sponsored by team IMW.
- They are looking for students who are passionate about mediation and improving access to justice in India. The primary responsibility of the student ambassadors is to organize mediation awareness activities in their respective cities.
- These mediation awareness activities can range from mediation awareness drives to mediation training programs to creative activities such flash-mob, street plays etc. You can check-out some of the creative activities which took place during the mediation week here.
It is a lot of hard work and takes a lot of courage to go to the streets and promote access to justice. But when you directly interact with the people, hear their problems and help them find a solution, it is indeed satisfying.
Student’s profile will be updated on the social media of Indian mediation week and whatever access to justice work is done, shall be covered on Facebook.
Application Procedure: Send CV and a bio in not more than 250 words with a photograph and a tentative plan of action to promote mediation in respective city (the areas he/she plan to conduct a mediation awareness drive in or other mediation related activities) at [email protected]. This will be used for student’s social media introduction.
Deadline: February 14th, 2018.
Contact: Akshetha Ashok +91-9620606424, Pranjal Sinha +91-8337030883 or Rohit Sharma(+91-9062565741)