About us



MiKK is a non-profit organization providing multi-lingual and free-of-charge support, advice and referrals to mediation for parents in cases of cross-border contact, custody and relocation conflicts, as well as in cases of international parental child abduction.

MiKK organizes bilingual and bi-cultural mediations worldwide for parents in accordance with its internationally renowned mediation model using mediators who have been specially trained by MiKK. For over 10 years MiKK has assisted thousands of parents locked in seemingly unsolvable conflicts in finding sustainable and amicable solutions that are in the best interest of their children.

We also offer information, training and consultation to judges, lawyers, social services and consular representatives.

Call or e-mail us for free-of-charge advice if you have questions or if you wish MiKK to organize a mediation for you.

The key objectives of MiKK e.V. are: 

  • Providing free multilingual advice to affected parents and professional groups active in this field (judges, lawyers, social workers).  Advice is available in English, French, German, Italian and Polish.
  • Organising multilingual mediations for parents with specialist international family mediators in accordance with the MiKK mediation model.  
  • Training mediators in the complex legal, psycho-social and personal dynamics of cross-border family conflict.
  • Expansion of the network of currently 150 mediators from 25 countries specialising in cross-border and bi-national mediations.
  • Support of cooperation and exchange among all parties involved in the process (courts, lawyers, central agencies, ministries of justice, international social services and local youth welfare agencies).
  • Development of concepts and projects in cooperation with national and international partners in order to establish and promote the status of cross-border family mediation.  
  • Acting as a forum for professional, political and public discussion on cross-border family mediation and conflicts at a national and international level.
  • Development of standards for mediations in international disputes involving parents and children.