The Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) was incorporated on 15 July 2014 as a non profit organisation supported by the Ministry of Law. SIMI is a subsidiary of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and is housed at the NUS Faculty of Law.
SIMI is headed by an international Board of Directors with representatives from both mediation practitioners as well as corporate users of mediation. SIMI works closely with both domestic and international mediation bodies, and is partnered with the International Mediation Institute (IMI). The IMI is a non-profit public interest initiative to drive transparency and high competency standards into mediation practice across all fields, worldwide.
SIMI aims to apply and enforce world-class standards of mediation, to provide impartial information about mediation, to make tools available to parties to make basic decisions about mediation, and to promote mediation education and awareness.
Vanguard of mediation in Asia.
SIMI's Mission Statements
1. Set and achieve high mediation standards through the professionalization of mediation
2. Promote understanding and inspire the use of mediation
3. Stimulate and facilitate the development and growth of mediation through research and innovation
4. Foster a strong mediation community in Asia by engaging stakeholders in discussion, events and outreach activities