To provide a forum for all those interested in various forms of dispute and conflict resolution without distinction of religion, race, community, caste, creed, colour, gender, language, socio-economic background, or any disabilities to understand, assimilate, utilize and synchronize the latest trends and knowledge in the field of law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, peacebuilding, dispute and conflict resolution and to popularize all alternative dispute and conflict resolution processes as an acceptable and useful choice for dispute/conflict resolution at all levels
To provide a forum for the legal fraternity in India, to gain knowledge of the theory and practice of law, mediation, arbitration and conciliation, peacebuilding and other dispute resolution processes and to assimilate and utilize it appropriately in the practice of law and dispute/conflict resolution at all levels.
To be a forum for Advocates, mediators, arbitrators, conciliators, therapists, psychologists, sociologists, psychoanalysts, counselors, academicians and experts from all fields to get together and share knowledge and experiences with special reference to Law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and Appropriate Dispute Resolution processes as modes of conflict resolution.
To establish, promote and provide facilities, mechanisms and continuing legal education in dispute / conflict resolution and its advancement.
To co-ordinate and work in co-ordination with government, other dispute/conflict resolution organizations, forums, associations, systems.
To promote and represent the interests of advocates, mediators, arbitrators, conciliators, therapists , academicians and experts involved in the field of conflict resolution;
To accredit mediators, arbitrators, conciliators and institutes of mediation, arbitration and conciliation and other forums of dispute / conflict resolution;
To promote, critique, lobby and assist for legislation relating to law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and all forms of dispute/conflict resolution;
To educate, promote and create awareness of law, Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation, arbitration and conciliation as effective alternatives to the adversarial systems.
To give scholarships, grants and stipends to conduct research in all forms of dispute and conflict resolution and related fields. To enable and provide internships to students and others to undergo training in law, mediation and conciliation, arbitration, and Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes. To give awards to deserving persons/institution in recognition of their contribution to law and various forms of alternative dispute/ conflict resolution processes.
To work, liase and collaborate with the judiciary, executive, and legislature; universities and other educational institutions; associations and federations of business and other professions and vocations; institutes and centres; companies, firms and other entities; bodies and individuals for the growth and development of law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and all other Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes.
To associate with Bar Councils, Bar Associations, judicial, legislative, executive and educational institutions including the law schools to include and develop mediation, arbitration, and conciliation and other forms of dispute/conflict resolution processes in the curriculum with due importance to practical training including to set up, manage, administer, run, collaborate with the aforesaid institutions, centres, specializing in law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and other Alternative Dispute/conflict Resolution processes.
To collaborate and affiliate with international bodies and organizations for enhancement of learning and developing innovative problem solving methodologies in the area of law, mediation, arbitration, peace building, conciliation and other Alternative Dispute/conflict Resolution processes and associate with reputed law schools abroad to arrange international exchange of knowledge, information, exchange programmes and collaborations for organizing projects of international importance.
To hold conferences, seminars and workshops for furthering the objectives of the Society.
To constitute forums/committees/Advisory Board comprising of Sitting and Former Judges of the Supreme Court of India, High Courts and District Courts, Legislators, jurists, entrepreneurs, Industrialists, other eminent persons to provide inputs to the society for furtherance of its aims and objectives.
To undertake, facilitate and provide for the publication of journals, newsletters, books, research papers, and other publications in or through all media for the promotion and education of law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and other Alternative Dispute / Conflict Resolution processes and the interests of advocates, mediators/arbitrators/conciliators, therapists, academics and experts and matters incidental or ancillary thereto.
To promote mediation, arbitration and conciliation and other processes for dispute/conflict resolution and peace building amongst government bodies, corporates, institutions and individuals.
To give affiliation to institutions, organizations, centres and associations of mediators/arbitrators/conciliators and other experts in dispute / conflict resolution.
To establish standards of training in mediation, arbitration, conciliation and other Alternative Dispute/conflict Resolution processes, certify institutes and courses, prepare course material, conduct training and impart value added education in the area of mediation, arbitration, conciliation and other Alternative Dispute Resolution processes to create skilled professionals to handle mediation, arbitration and conciliation and other modes as a specialized field of dispute/conflict resolution.
To work towards establishing standards of ethics for mediators, arbitrators and conciliators and those associated with dispute / conflict resolution and to prepare course material and conduct training in this regard.
To acquire, create, register, hold and license out works, training materials, systems, algorithms, programmes and to secure and protect rights to intellectual property therein pertaining and incidental and /or ancillary to dispute resolution and conflict management systems and designs.
To introduce, promote and organize peer, family and community mediation in schools, colleges and other organizations and to provide training, expertise, materials and facilities for the same.
To formulate expert opinion on issues and subjects related to law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, peace building and other Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes and submit recommendations to concerned authorities.
To raise funds including through fees, grants, donations, subscriptions, loans and by organizing events etc., for achieving the objectives of the Society.
To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any Association or Institute in any way connected with the purposes of the Society or to further its objectives.
To create a Centre or Centres for the development of law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, peace building and other Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes and to assist any other Centre or Centres in building capacities and share best practices in law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, peace building and other Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes to aid and encourage the providing of competent professional services in the area of law, mediation, arbitration, conciliation, peace building and other Alternative Dispute/Conflict Resolution processes and generally to fulfill the objectives of the Society.
To acquire, purchase, lease, sell, demolish, mortgage, establish, construct, maintain, alter, add and manage lands, buildings, equipment, facilities and amenities for the development of activities of the Society. To do all such other things as shall further the attainment of the aforesaid objectives or any of them.