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    Asian voices, Global conversations

    Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy


About Us

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) is Asia’s global thought leader for learning and research in negotiation and dispute resolution.

SIDRA was launched at the 2016 Global Pound Conference by the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon to provide outstanding training and educational opportunities for the region in negotiation and dispute resolution, and introduce contemporary Asian voices to global conversations on negotiation and dispute resolution.


What We Do

We lead change in the culture of deal-making and dispute resolution and empower people to create value.

Fostering Ideas

The SIDRA community is the region’s venue for stakeholders from all over the world to meet and foster ideas in negotiation and dispute resolution.We believe that ideas and experiences should flow beyond the boundaries of different nations, cultures, industries, fields and disciplines. As a hub centred in the heart of the region, SIDRA brings together a diverse community of stakeholders, united in the common interest of exchanging and exploring ideas and experiences.

Generating Innovation

SIDRA generates innovation with its research and development (R&D) projects. We collaborate with local, regional and international academic and industry partners in R&D. Our collaborations provide the necessary synergies for shaping and enhancing principles, practice and policies for the future of negotiation and dispute resolution.

Sharing Insights

As a leader of change, SIDRA shares innovative insights and practices and empowers people to create value through its training and educational programmes and events. Our programmes and events are engaging and are tailored to meet our clients’ needs and preferences. We draw on the latest practice-based research and embrace the diverse perspectives of our regional and international participants.


Our voices, in conversation

SIDRA derives dynamism from diversity. Looking across disparate fields, we assemble the region’s and world’s finest in negotiation and dispute resolution to helm and facilitate our programmes and events.