The Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution Team
Jonathan Rodrigues is an accredited negotiator and mediator listed with the Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM), Cochin, and an empaneled civil and commercial mediator with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affair s (IICA) for the western region, under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (Govt. of India). He has also trained and certified facilitator in cross-border disputes at the Prague Summer Mediation Academy, held at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Jonathan is the co-founder and partner at PACT and the founding - president of Lex Infinitum, Goa. He serves as a continental advisor with the SCMA (London ) and former advisor to the World Mediation Organisation (Berlin). He is also a member of the Young Mediators Initiative (YMI, Hague) and a member of Goa Community Mediation Centre and Shudh Nyay, Goa.
With a background in psychology and law, he has worked as a Mediation Associate with Centre for Adva nced Mediation Practice (CAMP, Bangalore) and currently works as a mediation consultant with a Conflict Management Platform in Mumbai - Presolv360. Jonathan has trained in restorative facilitation under the guidance of Easy Justice (Australia). An award winner at the CDRC (Vienna) and ICCMW (Paris), he has coached competing teams at international mediation competitions. He is a lifetime member of the South As ian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV). He blogs at mediationmusings.wordpress.com
An alumnus of the V.M. Salgaocar College of Law (Goa University) from where he graduated as Bachelor of Law in 2015. He is currently an LLM Candidate at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (Pepperdine University) as a JAMS Scholar.
Gracious is a qualified lawyer in India, with a primary interest in commercial arbitration and litigation. He is also an Accredited Mediator, currently empanelled at the Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation and at the Ministry Corporate Affairs (Western Region).
He did his training in cross-border mediation at the Prague Summer Mediation Academy (Charles University), as the recipient of the Charles IV Scholarship. He is also the Ambassador of the Young Mediator's Initiative (YMI) by the International Mediation Institute.
He is also the Global Ambassador of IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna and Chairs its Young Global Ambassador Programme (YGAP). He is the founding member of the 'Peacekeeping And Conflict Resolution Team' (PACT), a group formed with the sole aim of breaking down barriers and inspiring people to explore consensual dispute resolution options. He has many legal academic publications to his name in national and international journals.
An accredited mediator from the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), registered by Ministry of Corporate Affairs(MCA) Government of India and Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM).
Nisshant is a certified mediator by the Charles University in cross border dispute resolution and is also the recipient of the Charles IV Scholarship at the Prague Summer Mediation Academy (cross border disputes), Charles University.
He has trained close to 1,000 participants in consensual dispute resolution. He was a part of the Local Organizing Committee at the Global Pound Conference (GPC) India 2018 and the Convenor of the GPC Knowledge Team.
He is an editor of the ADR World Magazine. Nisshant won mediation competitions and is an active coach for student teams participating in ADR tournaments and takes capacity building sessions at other National Law Universities in India.