This research report has been prepared in the framework of the project Training in International Family Mediation implemented by Child Focus (Belgium) in cooperation with project partners Mediation bei internationalen Kindschaftskonflikten (Mikk e.V.) (Germany), Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC) in the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) (Belgium) and associate partner Centrum Internationale Kinderontvoering (Netherlands). The project was implemented during two years from 01 July 2010 until 30 June 2012.
The project Training in International Family Mediation aimed at the creation of a high standard training program in international family mediation and a European network of trained international family mediators and trainers of family mediation. To contribute to this objective, a research analysis was done in the beginning of the project in order to define the landscape of international family mediation in Europe. The research project was conducted by the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.