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", which can be purchased from our publisher here.
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
If Two Heads Are Better Than One — Can Mediation Strengthen the Effectiveness of International Commercial Arbitration?
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
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