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PRESS RELEASE ON MEDIATION SKILLS REFRESHER COURSEDate:18 February 20171. Officials of the Competition & Consumer Affairs Division from the Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) joined judicial officers in the Mediation Skills Refresher Workshop on 18 February 2017. The programme was organised by the Subordinate Courts and the State Judiciary Department, Prime Minister’s Office. 2. The highly interactive workshop was conducted by Mr. Loong Seng Onn, Executive Director of the Singapore Mediation Centre. Participants learnt various skills which are essential in managing conflicts effectively, including problem-solving skills, people skills and role-play sessions to help participants learn the practical aspects of mediation work. Participants learnt that mediation skills are not just relevant in handling consumer disputes but also applicable in conflict resolutions in our daily life.3. The workshop took place at Dewan Jubilee Emas of the Law Building.
The Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Hj Kifrawi bin Dato Paduka Hj Kifli, Chief Justice of the Brunei Supreme Court (Centre), in a meet and greet session with participants of the Mediation Skills Refresher Workshop.