Events

  • 27 Jan 2023

    Cross-Border Family Mediation Training (CBFM) Osaka

    | 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan 27. January 2023
    The MIFA Project at the University of Osaka and MiKK are proud to jointly organise the annual “Cross-Border Family Mediation Training” in Osaka. This 20-hour advanced training course will cover the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the 1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, (the Brussels IIa Regulation) as well as the best interest and the voice of the child. Participants will be introduced to tools and methods for mediating high conflict cases. Drawing on the experience of the trainers and participants, participants will examine the issues associated with mediating across cultures. Lawyers from ASEAN countries who practise mediation or are involved in international family law cases are invited to attend.
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  • 24 Mar 2023

    Cross-Border Family Mediation (CBFM) Training (in German) Module 1 (of 2)

    Berlin | Am Tempelhofer Berg 7d 24. March 2023 15:30
    The MiKK 50-hour advanced training course aims to qualify practising family mediators to mediate cross-border family disputes, including international child abduction, access and custody cases. The course will cover the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the 1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, the Brussels II bis Regulation as well as the best interest and the voice of the child. Participants will be introduced to tools and methodologies for mediating high conflict cases. Case studies and role plays will be an integral part of the course. Drawing on the participants’ experience, we will examine the issues of mediating across cultures. Interdisciplinary cooperation is a key aspect of the course. We look forward to working with legal, psycho-social, educational and other professionals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and nationalities. Programme and Information (click here) Further information (click here)
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  • 22 Jun 2023

    Cross-Border Family Mediation (CBFM) Training (in German) Module 2 (of 2)

    | 22. June 2023 15:30
    This 30-hour training course (Module 2) is intended for mediators who would like to receive further training in the area of cross-border family mediation, as well as MiKK mediators and MiKK members who have not yet attended the 50-hour training course and/or would like to update and deepen their knowledge. This course is also of interest to attorneys and guardians ad litem who would like to receive further training in this area. This continuing education course is designed to help ensure the principles, standards, and high quality standards required of mediation in international child conflicts. Module 1 and Module 2 can be taken in any order. A discount is granted to participants that book both modules at once. Programme and Registration (click for PDF) Participation in Module 1 and Module 2 entitles trained mediators to be included in the MiKK list of mediators. Participation in this seminar entitles participants to 30 continuing education points. Participants receive an assignment as preparation for the course.
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  • 24 Sep 2023

    Cross-border Family Mediation Training (CBFM) in English (Berlin)

    Berlin | 24. September 2023
    The MiKK 50-hour advanced training course aims to qualify practising family mediators to mediate cross-border family disputes, including international child abduction, access and custody cases. The course will cover the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the 1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, the Brussels II bis Regulation as well as the best interest and the voice of the child. Participants will be introduced to tools and methodologies for mediating high conflict cases. Case studies and role plays will be an integral part of the course. Drawing on the participants’ experience, we will examine the issues of mediating across cultures. Interdisciplinary cooperation is a key aspect of the course. A team of international, multi-disciplinary trainers who are experts in their respective fields and have hands on experience will lead this highly interactive training course, aiming to equip international mediators with the required knowledge, skills and tools to mediate complex cross-border family dispute cases. Over the past 10 years the CBFM training has been continually adapted and updated by MiKK, to keep abreast of any changes in the mediation landscape, recent legal developments and to incorporate the feed-back of participants. We look forward to working with legal, psycho-social, educational and other professionals from a variety of cultural backgrounds and nationalities! Mediators who successfully complete the MiKK CBFM training may join the international MiKK Network of specialized, multi-lingual family mediators and have their profile featured on the MiKK website (see here). MiKK Mediators are eligible to co-mediate cross-border family cases that are referred to them via the MiKK Pre-mediation Service.

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