BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE
The Institution for Alternative Dispute Resolution
As the only ADR institute in the country, apart from facilitating Arbitration and Mediation, BIAC also provides specialised training courses on ADR. Initially BIAC began with providing training courses in collaboration with the International Law Institute (ILI), Washington DC, USA and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), UK for training on Arbitration and Mediation respectively. Through these training courses, 127 persons received certificates of advanced courses and 42 participants received certificates of TOT courses on Arbitration and in Mediation, 24 participants were accredited by CEDR, UK as Mediators, among them 10 Mediators also received TOT Training Certificates.
Currently BIAC is providing trainings conducted by individuals who have been trained by the said foreign institutions and also experts to conduct training courses in Bangladesh. Most of these trainings are daylong courses. These day-long trainings are usually conducted by two trainers. BIAC design the outline of the training courses. Accordingly trainers prepare the training materials.
Usually as local trainings BIAC organises the following courses: