Events

  • 28 Jan 2022

    Cross-Border Family Mediation (CBFM) Training, Osaka (in English)

    | 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan 28. January 2022
    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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  • 20 May 2022

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

    Berlin | Am Tempelhofer Berg 7d 20. May 2022 13:00
    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.
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  • 23 Jun 2022

    MiKK Advanced Training in Cross-Border Family Mediation (CBFM) Module 2 (of 2 modules)

    Berlin | Althoffstraße 20 23. June 2022 13:00
    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. 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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