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The IBA-VIAC Mediation and Negotiation Competition


The 2nd edition of CDRC Vienna took place from 28 June to 2 July 2016. Stay posted for updates on the 2017 edition!

CDRC: Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition Vienna

The Alternative Dispute Resolution of a new Generation is Consensual. Mediation and Negotiation are the processes of choice to allow parties to keep full control and decisive power over their international business disputes. Mediation and Negotiation skills will be core competencies of the next generation of managers and lawyers. The Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) Vienna is your platform to build skills, experience and brilliance in this field and to exchange, learn and grow with the stars of the world of Consensual Dispute Resolution. 

Read more in CDRC Vienna – The Competition

This was CDRC Vienna 2016 ..

  • Teams.  30 teams
  • Format.  4 preliminary rounds, 7 rounds total, more than 50 sessions
  • Session Structure.  1 student mediator, 2 student negotiators on each side, 135 minutes, 2-3 assessors per session
  • Case.  Based on the 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commerical Arbitration Moot Problem
  • Venue.  WU Wien – University of Economics and Business Vienna
  • Expert Feedback.  From 50 top Mediation and Negotiation professionals around the world
  • Networking.  Daily social events in an international but personal setting
  • Training Opportunities.  Mediation and Negotiation trainings around the event

For more details please see our 2016 Competition Rules 


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