In his speech at the opening ceremony for ‘Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals: Managing Conflicts and Resolving Disputes through Mediation with Accreditation’ programme, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office of Brunei Darussalam, Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi, said mediation has evolved to a more formalised process adopted by the courts and other bodies to settle disputes. The training programme was organised by the Brunei Darussalam Arbitration Centre (BDAC) in collaboration with Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC).