The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Our growing membership of nearly16,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches. Membership of the Institute can be gained through qualification or experience routes. CIArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation and development of all ADR methods. CIArb offers a range of resources including guidance, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities. CIArb's network of regional branches and chapters across the world offers members a valuable global network of other like-minded professionals to share views and experiences with. It is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity.