Introduction To Mediation as a Dispute Resolution Method
Sherif Elnegahy & Ahmed Hamdan
Egyptian Lebanese Publishing house
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Paperback, 1, 292 pages
Published 2017 by al masriah
Original Title: المدخل لدراسة الوساطة في تسوية المنازعات
Authors: Sherif Elnegahy and Ahmed Hamdan
Edition Language: Arabic
In the light of the embarrassing lack of coherent Arabic sources when it comes to the rich filed of mediation; comes this work as the first comprehensible Arabic reference that reflects mediation knowledge and experience from international jurisdictions such as USA, Canada, Australia, Germany and UK. The book presents to the Arab readers the essence, potentials, current and debatable topics about the mediation concept and process, all in an appealing, culture friendly and adequate Arabic language. The book covers topics such as; mediation definition, values, process, neutrality and confidentiality. Moreover, it addresses the relationship between mediation, law and justice, and the concept of mediation informed consent. The book sends a call to the Arab governments, academics, legal elites and peacemakers to take reforms to embrace mediation and integrate it in the formal justice systems, law schools’ syllabuses and the different communities’ initiatives; allowing the Arab countries to benefit from all the positive potentials of mediation.
About the authors:
Sherif Elnegahy is a Chief Judge in the Egyptian Judiciary and a Law Tutor and PhD Candidate at the University of Strathclyde UK. He obtained his LLM in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University USA; he is a Fulbright and Chevening Alumni and was awarded JAMS Weinstein and Rotary Peace Fellowships. Elnegahy is CEDR London accredited mediator and a mediation expert for The Arab Mediation Center affiliated with JAMS International.
Ahmed Hamdan is a Chief Judge in the Egyptian Judiciary and a Law Tutor and PhD Candidate at the University of Strathclyde UK. He obtained his LLM in law from SOAS University of London. He is a Chevening Alumni and a distinct Arabic author; in 2010 his book “Albeasa” have been awarded Sawiras culture prize and in 2012 his book “Alhegra” have been shortlisted for Sheikh Zayed book award. Hamdan is a mediation expert for the Arab Mediation Center affiliated with JAMS International.
About the sponsor
The Arab Mediation Center (AMC) affiliated with JAMS International was established through a successful collaboration between distinguished judges and legal elites who all share the knowledge, expertise, and the belief in the importance of mediation in addressing the limitations associated with classical Litigation and Arbitration. AMC sponsored this book as part of its mission to spread and support a friendly mediation culture across the Arab world. For more information about AMC please see: www.amcadr.org
Dr. Hossam Lotfy a member of the publication reviewing panel said: “The book is considered as the first complete mediation reference in the Arabic language. It includes very valuable details and presents practical solutions that can enhance the Justice systems across the Arab world and gives the litigants a much better experience.” Moreover, there are number of book reviews that have been published with a very positive notes; for example, see:
Book award nomination:
The book is published in late 2017 and already has been nominated for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (http://www.zayedaward.ae/)
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