The mediation model advocated and employed by the Network is that put forward in the Wrocław Declaration from 2007. It involves a team of co-mediators, a man and a woman, one from each of the countries as the parents and one with a legal, the other with a psychosocial or educational background. Experience has shown that when the mediators reflect the couple’s cultural and language make-up as well as the complexities of the legal situation, the parents feel innately understood and are more likely to come to a joint solution. A further requirement in abduction proceedings is the mediators’ ability and willingness to take on cases at short notice and if need be to travel to another city or country.


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Cross-border Family Mediation Training - Berlin - 3rd - 9th September 2017
MiKK e.V. International Mediation Centre for Family Conflict and Child Abduction in collaboration with the network of Cross-border Family Mediators is organising a cross-border family mediation course from 3rd - 9th September 2017.



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