Shenzhen, 26 March 2024

The Sleeping Beauty Conference Series

The Role of Mediation in the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda

A Global Initiative for Civil and Commercial Disputes

26 March 2024, Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (7:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

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Welcome and Introduction (7:00 pm – 7:15 pm)

Giuseppe De  Palo, President, Dialogue Through Conflict Foundation (Italy)

Xie Weimin, General Counsel, Shenzhen Court International Arbitration (China)

Mark Feldman, Interim Dean and Professor, Peking University School of Transnational Law (China)

Panel 1: Mediation Development in Asia (7:15 pm – 8:15 pm)  

Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari, Chairman, Malaysia-China Business Mediation Center (Malaysia)

Joel Lee, Professor, National University of Singapore (Singapore)

Steve Kim, Secretary General, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board International (South Korea)

Horace Wong, Senior Counsel, Barrister, Co-Head of Rede Chambers (Hong Kong)

Panel 2: Sustainable Conflict Global Initiative (8:15 pm – 9:00 pm)

Lela Love, Founder, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution (USA)

Christian Duve, International Mediator & Arbitrator (Germany)

Mylene Chan, Visiting Faculty Member, Peking University School of Transnational Law (China)

Q&A / Concluding Remarks