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Feb
19
 
The “Professional Mediators Certification Course” Roadshow
The roadshow of the “Professional Mediators Certification Course” will take place on 2 March 2024 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm at the University of Macau. Lecture Hall G06...
     
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Feb
14
 
Case Law - James Churchill V Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
The UK Court of Appeal (Civil Division) made a landmark decision regarding mediation and ADR in James Churchill V Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council on 29 November ...
     
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Feb
02
 
A council member of the Institute contributed an article to the inaugural issue of "Commercial Mediation Monthly" by Hetao International Mediation Center
Bowie Tam, a council member of the Macau Institute of Professional Mediation, recently contributed an article titled "Beauty of Mediation" to the inaugural issue of "C...
     
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Jan
30
 
Macao Daily reports on the Institute’s brief Annual Report 2023
The Macau Institute of Professional Mediators’ concise Annual Report for 2023 has been published by the Macao Daily today. Throughout the year, the Institute dedicated...
     
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Jan
25
 
Macao Daily Report on the mediation training with Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai
The mediation skills training that the Institute conducted in collaboration with Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai on the 13th day of this month garnered coverage in the Macao ...
     
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Jan
25
 
Macao Daily reports on the mediation training with Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai
The mediation skills training that the Institute conducted in collaboration with Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai on the 13th day of this month garnered coverage in the Macao ...
     
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Jan
13
 
Professional Mediators Certification Course
After a four-year hiatus, the professional mediation program, co-organised with the University of Macau, is set to resume! The enhanced program will prioritise practic...
     
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Nov
16
 
The 2nd New Era Mediation Forum
At the invitation of the Zhuhai External Public Legal Service Center and Zhuhai-Hong Kong-Macau (External) Hengqin Public Legal Service Center, Dr. Gary Chio, Presiden...
     
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Oct
27
 
The 1st "Pioneer of Law" Cup Hengqin-Zhuhai-Macau Mediator Professional Skills Competition
The team representing the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators (MIOPM ) received a direct invitation from the Hengqin-Zhuhai-Macao External Public Legal Service C...
     
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Oct
21
 
Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai - Mediation Training
Escola Choi Nong Chi Tai extended an invitation to the Macau Professional Mediators Institute to conduct a seminar on mediation skills for their elementary school teac...
     
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Oct
13
 
Visit the Hengqin - Zhuhai - Hong Kong - Macao External Public Legal Service Center
A delegation comprising four members from the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators paid a visit to the Hengqin-Zhuhai-Hong Kong-Macao External Public Legal Servic...
     
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Oct
13
 
Visit the Macau Institute of Management
A delegation comprised of four members from the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators paid a visit to the Macau Institute of Management. The purpose of this visit ...
     
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Sep
28
 
Visit the Guangdong-Macau In-Deep Cooperation Zone in Hengqin - Legal Affairs Bureau
A delegation from the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators engaged in a productive discussion with Ms. Carmen Maria Chung, Director of the Guangdong-Macau In-Deep...
     
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Sep
11
 
Appointment of the Second Batch of Mediators at Shenzhen Hetao International Commercial Mediation Center
In accordance with the "Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Regulations on Diversified Resolution of Contradictions and Disputes" and the "Trial Rules for the Selection and...
     
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Jul
15
 
Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
We are delighted to announce that Ms. Annie Chan has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Institute. We are thrilled to welcome Annie to our lead...
     
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Jun
03
 
Meet Legislative Councillor Ms. Song Pek Ki of Macau SAR
2 June 2023 - The Macau Institute of Professional Mediators met Legislative Councillor Ms. Song Pek Ki of Macau SAR Ms. Song and the Institute engaged in a comprehe...
     
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May
27
 
Shenzhen Futian District Hetao International Mediation Center - Signing of Memorandum of Co-operation
26 May 2023 - The professional team from the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators visited the Shenzhen Futian District Hetao International Mediation Center today ...
     
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May
19
 
Dongguan Dongyi Commercial Mediation Center
Dr. Gary Chio, President of the Macau Institute of Professional Mediators, Mr. Chan Shui Hung, Vice Chairman of the Council, Dr. Alex Lau, Vice Chairman of the Board o...
     
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Dec
05
 
Shenzhen Futian District Hetao International Mediation Center - Mediator Appointment
The VP of HKIOM and Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of MIOPM, Dr. Alex Lau, has been appointed as a professional mediator to Hetao International Mediation Ce...
     
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Dec
04
 
Dongguan Intermediate People's Court - Special Mediator Appointment
The Supreme People’s Court approved the appointment of the President of HKIOM and Vice Chairman of MIOPM, Mr. Chan Shui-hung, and council member of both institutes, Mr...
     
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Sep
24
 
Mediation training for students of Lou Hau High School
The Macau Institute of Professional Mediators successfully launched the first mediation training programme with Lou Hou High School students for the school academic ye...
     
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Jun
25
 
Macau Institute of Professional Mediators Facebook Page
The Facebook page of Macau Institute of Professional Mediators has launched. You may visit via the link below. Please like and share. @MacauProfessionalMediators...
     
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Dec
17
 
1-hour Introduction of Mediation Online Course
Course Contents: 1. Basic Mediation Knowledge; 2. Difference in between Mediation and other means of ADR; 3. Role and Function of Mediator; 4. Types of Mediation...
     
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Jul
31
 
Singapore Convention on Mediation Online Course
Course Descriptions: 1. Understand the Convention on Mediation 2. Scope of Application 3. Analysis of the main provisions of the Convention 4. How to enforce inter...
     
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Aug
24
 
Ten Common Mistakes in Mediator Assessments
Only Chinese contents are available. Please check out the following link for details. https://youtu.be/Tlb5ULWk-PE...
     
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Jun
28
 
Important Notice (Contact Method)
Our WhatsApp number has been changed to +852 4620 6386. The rest contact methods remain unchanged. We will update the same on our website in short course.
     
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Nov
06
 
Mediation Training to Yan Chai Hospital No. 2 Secondary School
The Institute of Mediators was invited by Yan Chai Hospital No.2 Secondary School (the School) to provide a 2-hour mediation training at Lei Yue Mun Park and Holiday V...
     
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Aug
17
 
The Demand Of Cross Border Mediation Course Has Increased
Our Vice-President Dr. Alex Lau was interviewed by a TV programme regarding cross-border mediation in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area early this month. P...
     
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Aug
14
 
The 12th Intake of Mediation Courses in Macau
The next mediation course in Macau will be held in November 2019 at the University of Macau. All lectures are held on Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:00. The tentative tim...
     
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Jun
26
 
Macao Mediation Association and Macao Mediation Centre
Mr. CHAN Shui Hung and Dr. Alex LAU have been appointed as international accredited mediators to the Macao Mediation Association and Macao Mediation Centre. A certific...
     
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May
21
 
Next Mediation Course in Macau
The next mediation course in Macau will be held in August 2019 at the University of Macau. All lectures are held on Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:00. The tentative timet...
     
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Mar
15
 
The upcoming Mediation Course in Macau
The next mediation course in Macau is scheduled in April 2019 at the University of Macau. The tentative timetable is as follows. 27 April 2019 4 May 2019 11 Ma...
     
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Nov
28
 
Institute of Mediators Video Clip
Institute of Mediators video clip has been on Youtube. Check it out! Video link: click here ...
     
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Sep
27
 
Judicial Appointment
Mr. Chan Shui Hung has been appointed by the Chief Justice as a member of the Panel of Adjudicators of the Obscene Articles Tribunal for a term of three years. Furt...
     
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Jul
13
 
The 9th and 10th Intakes of Mediation Course in Macau
The next two mediation courses will be held this October and February 2019 respectively at the University of Macau. All lectures are held on Saturdays from 10:00 to 1...
     
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Jul
13
 
Diversified Dispute Resolution Mechanism - How to Deal with Cross-Border Commercial Disputes?
This course is designed in line with the trend of “Mediation First” before commencing any kind of adversarial legal actions. This course aims to analyse different kin...
     
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May
02
 
Save the date on 30 May 2018 - Popularisation of Intellectual Property Seminar – How to Deal with Cross-border Commercial Disputes?
Popularisation of Intellectual Property Seminar – How to Deal with Cross-border Commercial Disputes? A first joint institutes event organised by HK Intellectual Pro...
     
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Apr
25
 
The 8th intake of Mediation Course in Macau
The next mediation course is scheduled this August. All lectures are held on Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:00. The tentative timetable is as follows. 18 August 2018...
     
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Feb
22
 
The Latest Achievements
At the end of 2017, Vice President Dr. Lau has successfully accredited as an International Accredited Professional Mediator of Mainland – Hong Kong Joint Mediation Cen...
     
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Jul
12
 
The 7th intake of Mediation Course in Macau
The next mediation course is scheduled this November. All lectures are held on Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:00. The timetable is as follows. 18 November 2017 25 N...
     
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Jul
10
 
Certificate in Professional Mediation
The next intake will be in mid-August 2017 at the University of Macau. The course will be delivered in Cantonese. Please refer to the attached Chinese brochure fo...
     
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Jan
20
 
Certificate in Professional Mediation
The next intake will be in April 2017 at the University of Macau. The course will be delivered in Chinese. Please refer to the attached flyer (Chinese only) for m...
     
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Dec
27
 
Pro Bono Mediation Programme
Please refer to the Chinese version for details.
     
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Oct
09
 
Certificate in Professional Mediation
The next intake will be in mid-December 2016 at the University of Macau. Details will be followed (in Chinese Only).
     
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Sep
11
 
Appointment by the Shenzhen Civil & Commercial Mediation Center
Dr. Lau has recently been appointed as a Professional Mediator of Shenzhen Civil & Commercial Mediation Center.
     
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Jun
08
 
An article published in Macao Daily News
The President of the Institute of Mediators has recently written an article to share his view on mediation in Macau. The article, which is in Chinese, was published i...
     
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May
21
 
Certificate in Professional Mediation
The next intake will be started on 18 June 2016 at the University of Macau. For details, please refer to the attached leaflet (in Chinese only).
     
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May
20
 
Nwesletter (20.05.2016)
Mediation and Conciliation Recently, I have read an article which discusses the differences between “mediation” and “conciliation”. I would like to take this opportu...
     
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Feb
28
 
Newsletter (28.02.2016)
Brief Annual Report from the President.
     
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Nov
10
 
Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service
Dr. LAU Shui-yin has been awarded a Commendation for Community Service by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 1 July 2015 for his contrib...
     
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Oct
19
 
Newsletter (19.10.2015)
Professional Mediators in Demand ...there are provisions in Macau that advise or require parties to a dispute to mediate before litigation, the purposes behind whic...
     
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Apr
25
 
Mediation Introduction Course (E2/2015)
Please refer to the Chinese flyer. (EXPIRED)
     
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Apr
18
 
Mediation Introduction Course
To promote mediation in Macau, the Institute of Mediators and Macau University of Science and Technology Continuing Education Centre have entered into agreement for la...
     
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Mar
26
 
Mediation Introduction Course (E1/2015)
Please refer to the Chinese flyer. (EXPIRED)
     
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Mar
05
 
Mediation Introduction Course
The Institute of Mediators has entered into agreement with Macau University of Science and Technology Continuing Education Centre for launching mediation training cour...
     
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Feb
24
 
Newsletter (24.02.2015)
Brief Annual Report by the President of Institute of Mediators The Institute of Mediators has been established for a year already which, in fact, comes into operati...
     
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Dec
25
 
Newsletter (22.12.2014) - Corrigendum
Corrigendum to newsletter dated 22 Dec 2014, in which lines 2 and 3 of paragraph 3 should read: "SZCCMC is ranked into the top five among 250 mediation centres acro...
     
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Dec
22
 
Newsletter (22.12.2014)
Visit Shenzhen Arbitration Commission As arranged by the Vice-President Dr. Alex Lau and Mr. Danial Meng, the President paid a visit to Shenzhen Arbitration Commis...
     
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Nov
21
 
Newsletter (21.11.2014)
To Mediate or Not to Mediate, that is the Question It has been almost two months since the occupying of financial hub on Hong Kong Island was kick-started by the or...
     
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Oct
18
 
Certificate Training Programme Questionnarie
The Institute of Mediators have committed to fulfill the objectives since establishment in this February. Apart from hosting seminars and visiting organizations with ...
     
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Sep
25
 
Briefing Session (SEM1/2014)
A briefing session of the Institute of Mediators will be held on 16th and 23rd October 2014 respectively. Please refer to the uploaded flyer for details.
     
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Sep
22
 
Newsletter (22.9.2014)
The President Mr. Chan Shui Hung and Vice President Dr. Alex Lau have paid a visit to Dongguan No. 2 People's Court today. To know more, please click the link below.
     
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Aug
04
 
Learning .Evening (E3-4/2014)
Two evening seminars will be held on 18th and 25th September 2014 respectively. Please refer to the attached flyer for details. (EXPIRED)
     
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Jul
08
 
Mediation Consultation Service
To enhance the public’s awareness of the advantages of mediation, along with the “Pro Bono Mediation Programme”, the Institute of Mediators are now launching another p...
     
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Jun
26
 
Learning .Evening (E1-2/2014)
Two evening seminars will be held on 24th and 31st July 2014 respectively. Please refer to the attached brochure for details. (EXPIRED)
     
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Jun
18
 
Lunch and Learn
To fulfill the objective of the Institute to promote mediation to the public, we will organize different forms of seminars or courses on a regular basis from this July...
     
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Jun
16
 
Pro Bono Mediation Programme (PBMP)
The Institute of Mediators commits to promote mediation to the public and to make a harmonious society. To let the public experience the advantages of mediation, ...
     
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Feb
10
 
Message from the President
It is my honour to witness the establishment of the Institute of Mediators (hereinafter “the Institute”). As the founding President, my first and immediate task is to ...
     
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