Singapore-Thailand TCTP - Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and International Law to Strengthen Business Environment

(Suspended till further notice)

Course Objectives

This course aims to equip government officials with the tools and skills-set to deepen their understanding of how international commercial dispute resolution mechanisms and international law can strengthen business environments. The course also provides a platform for mutual sharing among government officials on the fast-evolving international commercial dispute resolution landscape, and the efforts by various countries to promote dispute resolution to support businesses.  

Topics Include

  • International commercial dispute resolution mechanisms

  • International enforcement framework for cross-border dispute resolution

  • New developments and trends in the international commercial dispute resolution landscape

  • Singapore's experience in shaping the dispute resolution landscape through strong institutions to meet international commercial needs:

    • Singapore International Commercial Courts (SICC)

    • Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

    • Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC)

    • Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI)

    • Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA)

  • Singapore's experience in promoting dispute resolution mechanisms for:

    • International commercial disputes

    • Infrastructure projects, such as projects under the Belt-and-Road Initiative; and

    • Cross-border insolvency dispute

  • Singapore's experience in the adoption of international laws to strengthen the business environment

Participant Profile

Mid-to-senior level officials involved in the development, regulation, or promotion of international dispute resolution mechanisms in their countries.

Conducted in


List of eligible countries

ASEAN Member States and Timor-Leste

Terms of Award

This award covers:

- Airfares


-Daily Transfers


-Course Fees

-Living Allowance

Application Procedure

Step 1 Invitation.

The General Information Brochure will be conveyed to eligible countries/territories/inter-governmental organisations about twelve weeks prior to the commencement of a course. You can also find more information about courses under the SCP on this Website.


Step 2 Application.

Interested applicants should be suitably qualified and holding relevant portfolios to the programme you are applying to. Please complete the online form that can be accessed via the button below and obtain endorsement from your Supervisor and designated Focal Points for Technical Assistance. 


Step 3 Confirmation.

Successful applicants will receive a Conditional Letter of Acceptance and Confirmation Letter via email.

- Please check your email and submit the necessary travel documents/flight tickets to confirm your attendance as early as possible.

- Your place is confirmed once the travel documents/flight tickets are verified.

- Please ensure that your passport or travel document has a minimum of six-month validity period and (if required) you have obtained the visa(s) for transits and/or entry into Singapore.

- Please bring along the Conditional Letter of Acceptance to Singapore to facilitate airport clearance.

This Course has limited seatings. Applicants are advised to submit application and confirmation early to secure a seat.

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