To afford a badge of recognition, an incentive for advancement and to enhance the effective use of resources for those who contribute, the Hong Kong Mediation Council Limited ("HKMC") launches HKMC Membership to accredited mediators, mediation trainees and persons who are trained or interested in mediation.
Save for "HKMC Honorary Life Fellow", the following Membership Grades are open for application, for the year of 2023:
HKMC Fellow Member;
HKMC Associate Member; and
HKMC Student Member
Please click HERE for the respective criteria for the aforementioned HKMC Membership Grades.
Rights and Benefits of a HKMC Membership:
The Rights of Members are as follows:
To be given notice of any general meetings;
To attend general meetings and be counted towards the quorum;
To vote at the general meetings (except Student Member who could not vote at such meetings);
To put forward proposals and suggestions in writing for consideration at the general meetings; and
To nominate a person to stand for election as a HKMC Director.
The Benefits of Honorary Members and Members are :
Gaining a Professional Status in Mediation as an HKMC Member;
Enjoying notifications of mediation-related information, news, trainings, etc.;
Enjoying access by the public through the HKMC web-page / hyperlinks / of one's mediation qualifications / CV / professional information as Panel Members (subject to the Mediator's consent);
Having Priority in attending HKMC seminars / webinars;
Enjoying a discount / free rate of fees for attending HKMC seminars / webinars / events or waiver of fees, as appropriate;
Invitation to cocktails or other HKMC social events;
Assistance in Mediation Career;
Prospering with HKMC in its Brand-Building;
Food / Entertainment privileges for Members;
Other benefits to be introduced from time to time
The Rights and Benefits of a Member are personal and non-transferable; and they cease on termination or non-renewal of membership
An application for membership must be made by filling out the Application Form - a hardcopy of which is accessible HERE.
About Hong Kong Mediation Council LImited (HKMC)
HKMC is incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) to promote the development and use of mediation as a method of resolving disputes. HKMC used to be a division of HKIAC, and upon incorporation, HKMC remains committed to training mediators and educating users of mediation, encouraging collaboration amongst its members and with similar institutions or professional bodies, and facilitating exchange of information and ideas in relation to mediation and other forms of ADR.