29 June 2017 ACCORD Founder and Executive Director attended a 1 day event entitled Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series in Johannesburg. The GPC Series seeks to â€‹â€‹â€‹create a conversation about what can be done to improve access to justice and the quality of justice around the world in civil and commercial conflicts. The approach taken involves engaging all stakeholders in the field of dispute prevention and resolution worldwide via locally-based events. The events will gather data intended to enable the dispute resolution market and all participants to consider whether there are reasons (and if so how) to adapt existing services to be optimally aligned to disputants’ needs and means. Dr Gounden was invited as a panelist for Session 2 of the event focusing on how the market currently is addressing parties’ wants, needs and expectations.
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