CIIM Essay Competition Prize Winners


Past Years Results:






CIIM Essay Competition 2017 (CIIM Vol 3)

 

Here are the top 12 winners of the Singapore International Mediation Institute Annual Mediation Essay Competition 2017.

The winning essays have been compiled and published in the third volume of our CIIM series, "Contemporary Issues in Mediation, Volume 3".

Errata Note: The Editor's Note in the first batch of books printed as of 30 October 2018 incorrectly refers to Daniel as the top award recipient and Lidia as the first runner up. The correct reference is as stated here on our site. Future editions will have the Editor's Note updated. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

 

 

Top Prize Winner


Lidia Syahindah Binti MOHD MALIKI

Restoring Damaged Relationships: The Important Intertwining of Restorative Justice and Mediation in the Past, and Its Potential for the Future

 

1st Runner Up


Daniel FIELDING

If Two Heads Are Better Than One — Can Mediation Strengthen the Effectiveness of International Commercial Arbitration?

 

Winners


Andy YEO Yong Chuan

Primed for Settlement: The Application of Priming in the Practice of Mediation

 

Clara LIM Jia Ying

Friends or Frenemies? Community Mediation in Singapore at the Crossroads

 

Jolin CHEN Si Heng

Empowerment, Conversation, and Healing: A Closer Look at Victim-Offender Mediation of Sexual Offences

 

Joyce MAGDALENA

Cognitive Biases at the Mediation Table: A Call for the Mediator's Awareness and Response

 

Leonard CHUA Jun Yi

Settlement Rates and the Pressure to Settle

 

LEOW Yu Jun

Drawing the International Crowd with the Mediation Bill and Amendments to the Civil Law Act — Will It Work?

 

LIM Wei Zhen

Mediating Through Power-Imbalances in the Migrant Workers Context in Singapore

 

LUA Chang Jie

An Inquiry into Foucault's Conception of Power and Its Implications for Mediation Practice

 

Roberto Baumgarten KUSTER

International Peace Mediation as a Recourse for International Conflict Resolution: Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional Organisations Under Chapter VIII of the UN Charter and the Example of the African Union

 

TAN Lai Tian Timothy

The Camel and the Lotus: Where Mindfulness Meets Mediation

 




 

CIIM Essay Competition 2016 (CIIM Vol 2)

 

Here are the top 10 winners of the Singapore International Mediation Institute Annual Mediation Essay Competition 2016.

The winning essays have been compiled and published in our second book CIIM Vol. 2, which can be purchased from our publisher here.

 

Top Prize Winner


KHOO May Ann Esther

Scaling Up Safety For The Sake Of Self-Determination: Exploring Options to Mediation and Cases of Family Violence in Singapore

 

1st Runner Up


Justin LOW Ching Wei

Mandatory Mediation In Singapore: Cultural Compatibilities

 

Winners


CHOONG Jia Shun

And Never the Twain Shall Meet? An Analysis of the Benefits of Caucus Mediation and Conference Mediation

 

Maryam H ROZLAN

Promoting ASEAN as a Platform for Collaborative Dispute Settlement — Institutionalising Administered Mediation in ASEAN

 

Michelle WONG

Learning from Hong Kong for a Mediation and an Apology Legislation in Singapore

 

Rumani Kaushal SHETH

Making Mediators Better Performers — Use of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Improvisation Theatre for Creative Results

 

SEAH Ern Xu

The Paradox of Power and Neutrality in Mediation

 

TOO Fang Yi

Mediation of Family Disputes in Singapore Following the Amendments to the Women's Charter in 2011

 

YEOH Jean Ann

Scaling Up Safety For The Sake Of Self-Determination

 

WANG Chen Yan

To Mediate or Not to Mediate: An Analysis of When It Would be Reasonable to Reject Mediation

 




 

CIIM Essay Competition 2015 (CIIM Vol 1)

 

Here are the top 10 winners of the inaugural Singapore International Mediation Institute Annual Mediation Essay Competition 2015.

The winning essays have been compiled and published in our very first book CIIM Vol. 1 which can be purchased from our publisher here.

 

Top Prize Winner


 NG Wan Qing

Could Power Imbalance be Power in Balance? Looking at Power Imbalances through a Singaporean Cultural Lens


1st Runner Up


Valencia SOH Ywee Xian 

Mediation Advocacy: Doing Good, Doing Right and Doing Well


Winners


CHNG Teck Kian Desmond

The SIAC-SIMC Arb-Med-Arb Protocol: Enforcing International Commercial Mediated Settlement Agreements (MSAs) through the New York Convention

 

Jaime LYE

Mediating the ASEAN Way: An ASEAN Perspective on Mediation

 

Javier YEO

The Facilitative- Evaluative Divide: Have We Lost Sight of What's Important?

 

Joey LIM

Faces of Singapore & Mediation

 

Julian KOH Zhen Yang

Manipulation in Mediation

 

PHUA Jun Han

Shall we Medi@? 

 

CHAN Min Hui

Good Faith Participation in Mediation

 

TAN Ting Wei Kelly

Bridging the Concepts of Neutrality and Power Imbalance