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Training “Representing clients in procedures of Mediation in Discrimination Cases” held in Nis

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Partners Serbia organized two-day interactive training ““Representing clients in procedures of Mediation in Discrimination Cases”, on 13-14  July 2012 in Nis, in Tami Residence Hotel.

The training was held as a part of „Partnership for Tolerance and Anti–Discrimination Protection in Serbia“ (PTAPS) project, implemented by Partners for Democratic Change Serbia (Partners Serbia) and Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre (CARS), in cooperation with the Commissioner for Protection of Equality (CPE) and with the support of the EU Delegation to Serbia.

Training “Representing clients in procedures of Mediation in Discrimination Cases” held in Nis

Partners Serbia organized two-day interactive training ““Representing clients in procedures of Mediation in Discrimination Cases”, on 13-14  July 2012 in Nis, in Tami Residence Hotel.

The training was held as a part of „Partnership for Tolerance and Anti–Discrimination Protection in Serbia“ (PTAPS) project, implemented by Partners for Democratic Change Serbia (Partners Serbia) and Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre (CARS), in cooperation with the Commissioner for Protection of Equality (CPE) and with the support of the EU Delegation to Serbia.

Training participants were the representatives of CSOs, lawyers and trainees from Belgrade, Bor, Niš, Negotin, Kruševac, Kraljevo, Leskovac… Presenters at the training were prof. dr Nevena Petrušić, the Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Dragana Ćuk Milankov, president of CARS, and Blažo Nedić, Partners Serbia Director.

The participants were introduced to the anti-discrimination legal framework in Serbia, the CPE work and authority, as well as the existing mechanisms for anti-discrimination protection. The training specifically dealt with issues of filing complaint to the CPE, procedure before this institution, as well as the possibilities for applying mediation in discrimination cases. Through practical examples and work, the participants were introduced to procedure before the CPE, possibilities to use mediation in solving discrimination cases, and the role of legal representatives in these processes.

Training topics also included selection of cases suitable for mediation, selection of a mediator, specificity of mediation in cases of discrimination, preparation of a counsel and client for mediation, agreement to mediate – what should be included, mediation strategies and tips, mediation agreement (legal nature, enforcement, etc.).

At the end of the training, the participants received certificates.

 

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