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Mediation in Ukrainian schools: plans and achievements

In July, the project "Development of School Services of Understanding within the framework of Legal Development Network" was launched in five oblasts. The plans are to train trainers from the coordinators of the existing school services, children-mediators and representatives of NGOs. Trainers then have to prepare about 160 children-mediators in schools during the training of skills.

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Alternative dispute resolution: American experience

Is it possible to resolve disputes without going to court? The answer is unequivocal - yes. The judges, prosecutors and lawyers of the United States do not only know how to do this, but actively implement it in practice for more than one year. Here, in the states, 99% of all civil cases that fall into federal courts are solved in an extrajudicial way, through alternative dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, preliminary assessment of the case). 30 years ago, this figure was 10%.

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Roma should be seen as a powerful force, not as a problem

Special "Roma" chambers in hospitals. Failure to feed the Roma patients if they have no own dishes. The question of national identity on the surgical table. Special “Roma” classes in schools. The refusal to accept children in the day care group just because they're Roma. It's not all egregious examples of discrimination on a national basis, given the human rights defenders on December 9 in Kyiv during the meeting "Approaches to the integration and protection of the Roma rights with the participation of SGBs and NGOs".

Verkhovna Rada adopted draft law on mediation

On November 3 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the draft law No. 3665 "On mediation". It provides the definition of the term "mediation", defines the basic principles of mediation, legal framework procedure, the conditions for obtaining the mediator status, etc. See more details on Legal League.

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Mediation in court: Volyn mediators help resolve conflicts

Mediation in civil court – myth or reality? On May 18, 2016 these issues were discussed during the round table with the participation of judges in Volyn region, National Association of Mediators of Ukraine and representatives of USAID Fair Justice Project. It is significant that the event took place in premises of the Appellate Court in Volyn region and became one of the last in the framework of the project "Support to development of mediation in eight courts of Volyn region as alternative method of conflict resolution" implemented by Volyn regional public organization "Legal Aid Center".

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Gnat Tyrpak: “Being the Rom Baro is a calling. It can't be taught”

How the Roma differ from other nationalities, why parents are more responsible for education of their children than the state and why it is incorrect to call the Roma leader “Baro”... The Roma mediator of ICF “Chiricli”, the chairman of the Transcarpathian cultural-educational society “Romani Jag" (Perechin) Gnat TYRPAK answers the above questions asked by the journalist of the Roma Woman Fund “Chiricli”. Gnat is the first person in the gallery of interesting personalities of the heading “The Portrait of Successful Roma”.

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