Archive for March, 2011

First Recipient of the Executive Certificate in Conflict Management

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Press Release by the Tax Appeal Board of Trinidad and Tobago

The Tax Appeal Board of Trinidad and Tobago is pleased to announce that the Honourable Chairman of the Court, HH Anthony D. J. Gafoor, certified mediator with the Mediation Board of Trinidad and Tobago, has been awarded the Executive Certificate in Conflict Management by Stitt Feld Handy Group and the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor, Canada.

The Honourable Chairman, who is the first recipient of the Certificate internationally, was formally presented with it by Mr. Peter Dreyer, Senior Associate, Stitt Feld Handy Group on 7th February 2011. This Canadian firm specializes in the design and delivery of Alternative Dispute Resolution services and training internationally and has been offering negotiation, mediation and communication workshops here in Trinidad and Tobago for over 12 years to government ministries, public agencies, as well as to private sector organizations.

The Honourable Chairman was greatly honoured and humbled to be the first such recipient of the Certificate and considers it to be yet another first for the Court and the wider Caribbean. The Tax Appeal Board is a Superior Court of Record and a designated mediation agency under the Mediation Act of Trinidad and Tobago.


Mediation in Barbados - interview with Peter Dreyer

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011