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International Accredited Professional Mediator

Introduction

Any person who has completed the relevant mediator training certificate course, obtained the relevant Certificate and passed 2 simulated cases in the Accreditation Assessment will be eligible to apply to be an International Accredited Professional Mediator of IDRRMI.

Why do I have to become an International Accredited Professional Mediator of IDRRMI?

IDRRMI is equipped with a platform for professional development of International Accredited Professional Mediator, providing a variety of Continuing Professional Development opportunities and platforms, including advanced professional training courses, talks, seminars and mediation case referrals, helping them further develop profession in mediation.

Eligibility

Applicants must fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • Completed the International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course organized or co-organized by Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation or Mainland – Hong Kong Joint Mediation Centre, obtained the relevant certificate and passed twice in the International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment held by IDRRMI within 3 years upon the completion of the Course; or
  • Completed the mediator training courses organized by other organizations and accredited by IDRRMI, obtained the relevant certificate and passed twice in the International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment held by IDRRMI within 3 years upon the completion of the Course; or
  • Has become an accredited mediator of Hong Kong Mediation Centre or Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited, completed the Certificate Course on Training for Cross-border Mediator (Conversion Course) within the past year and obtained the Certificate of Completion

Application Method

Applicants must submit application within 1 year upon the notification of result of the second assessment or upon the completion of the Conversion Course for International Accredited Professional Mediator.

The application will be submitted to the Board of Directors of IDRRMI for approval. After successful application as an IAPM, mediators are required to attain requirements of the Continuing Professional Development Scheme in a given year so as to be eligible for maintaining their qualification as IDRRMI International Accredited Professional Mediators.

Fee
Application Fee RMB 500 (HKD 600)
International Accredited Professional Mediator Annual Fee RMB 700 (HKD 800)
Senior International Mediation Expert Annual Fee RMB 1800 (HKD 2,000)

Renewal of Qualifications

For the renewal of International Accredited Professional Mediator qualification, IAPMs are required to submit the renewal form, and the CPD Record Submission Form indicating the fulfilment of the qualification renewal requirements together with the annual fee on or before 31st December of that year.

Any persons who failed to renew their qualification by the designated date will be suspended unless and until further remedial actions are taken by the respective persons to the full satisfaction of IDRRMI.