Objectives

Objectives:
1. To increase awareness of the public-private individuals, citizens, representatives of business and public administration, representatives of the ordinal forces – about mediation as an alternative form of resolution of all kinds of conflicts.
2. An overview of mediation in the world –in particular: the European Union, the United States, the Middle East and Near Asia (MENA) region, and Asia.
3. The development of cooperation between European mediation structures i.a. the European Mediation Network Initiatives.
4. The development of a market for mediation, through standardization and the spread of best practices, development of skills and supervision of the work of mediators.

Expected effects:
1. Creating a list of mediators and their abilities (i.e., foreign languages spoken, experience abroad, specialization, etc.).
2. Raising the qualifications of international mediators, including through an internship at the European Commission and the European Parliament.
3. The development of training standards and work of international mediators.
4. Conclusions of the debate: whether and to whom are the skills of a mediator useful in civil society as a constructive dispute resolution mechanism — and how to equip people with these skills?
5. The establishment of the International Foundation of the Social Contract to build trust in the world and the promotion of alternatives to resolve conflicts.
6. Publication of a diagnosis on the state of access to mediation in the investigated regions -“INTERNATIONAL MEDIATION – CONCLUSIONS of 2016”