Bar Association Mediation Project
BAR ASSOCIATION MEDIATION PROJECT
December 2017 – February 2019
The overall goal of this Project is to strengthen the rule of law and access to justice by raising capacity of the bar association for the use of mediation in resolving disputes.
Specific objectives of this Project are as follows:
- Increase capacity of the attorneys in Serbia to effectively represent clients in mediation cases
- Build capacity of the target bar associations to offer mediation services to its members and various interested stakeholders through internal mediation centers,
- Raise awareness and provide necessary information to citizens and other users.
The outcome of the Project will be improved efficiency, increased knowledge and capacities of the target bar associations to provide effective out-of-court dispute resolution services to citizens and legal entities, therefore aiding more efficient judiciary and enabling easier access to justice for the citizens. Additional outcome will also be reflected in the increased knowledge among the citizens and strengthen cooperation between key judicial stakeholders in target communities about the benefits of mediation as a viable tool for resolving various disputes.