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Professor Strong Travels to Singapore for Treaty Signing Ceremony

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Singapore to attend the signing ceremony of the new United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Arising From Mediation, more commonly known as the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The convention was triggered by proposals made in Professor Strong’s early article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal…

Professor Strong Participates in Expert Working Group at United Nations

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to Vienna, Austria, to participate in an expert working group convened by the Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to review and, if appropriate, revise the UNCITRAL Rules on Conciliation and draft Guidance Notes on organizing mediation proceedings. This work follows UNCITRAL’s recent adoption of a revised version of the Model Law on Mediation and the finalization…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations With Project on Treaty Interpretation

Professor S.I. Strong recently had two case notes published by the United Nations the as part of the Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project. Professor Strong is a National Reporter for CLOUT, which helps develop international consensus on the interpretation and application of international treaties and model laws promulgated by United Nations Commission on International Law (UNCITRAL).  Professor Strong…

Professor Strong Speaks on International Commercial Mediation in Florida

Professor S.I. Strong was invited recently to Orlando to discuss the new UNCITRAL instrument on international commercial mediation at the Florida Bar Association annual meeting.  The convention, which was triggered by Professor Strong’s article, “Beyond International Commercial Arbitration?  The Promise of International Commercial Mediation,” 45 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 11 (2014), is expected to be finalized later this month at…

Professor Strong Assists United Nations

Professor S.I. Strong acts as a National Representative for the United States to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project.  Among other things, she drafts case notes for the UNCITRAL Secretariat on recent U.S. judicial decisions involving the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (commonly known as the…

Professor Strong Publishes New Article on International Lawmaking

Professor S.I. Strong recently had a new article on international lawmaking published. The article, “Clash of Cultures: Epistemic Communities, Negotiation Theory, and International Lawmaking,” 50 Akron Law Review 495 (2017), discusses the role that expert groups play in the negotiation of international treaties and considers whether and to what extent theories developed in the context of interpersonal negotiation can be…

Professor Strong Travels to Vienna for UN Meeting

Professor S.I. Strong recently travelled to Austria to attend several meetings at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). While in Vienna, Professor Strong joined other National Correspondents to the Case Law on UNCITRAL Texts (CLOUT) project to discuss the future of the initiative and participated in UNCITRAL’s 50th Anniversary…