The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) is an independent, non-profit distributing and a non-governmental professional membership organization. SPIDR is the only body in Nigeria specifically set up to provide an umbrella and set standards for the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Africa.
The organization has over the years provided tools and support to citizens, organizations, government officials, the judiciary, legal practitioners, employers of labour, business managers, communities and indigenous people with regard to the resolution of disputes.
|The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) the only institution in Nigeria approved by the International Mediation Institute (IMI) at the Hague, Netherlands, as a “Qualifying Assessment Programme” (QAP) for IMI Certification for international mediators. This is based on programs whose mediator training and assessment provides assurance of mediation experience and expertise worthy of IMI certification.|
|Accredited Mediators of SPIDR will be eligible for IMI Certification.
IMI Certification entitles Mediators to upload their Profile onto the IMI web portal and therefore to be recognized and included among the world's most competent mediators. This will give Mediators certified by SPIDR much greater opportunity to be appointed as mediator in international disputes.
Accredited SPIDR Mediators will be bound by the SPIDR Mediators’ Code of Ethics.
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