part of the program "Enhancing Democracy through Alternative
Dispute Resolution Methods", jointly promoted by CIPE and
the Business Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (CEDCA),
the "first workshop for professional certification in
mediation" took place on october 3 and 4, 2002 in the
city of Caracas, Venezuela.
training session was conducted by Esq. Eugene I. Farber, Adjunct
Professor of Law at Pace University School of Law; member of AAA
panel of mediators and arbitrators and with over 25 years of experience
in mediation and arbitration proceedings.
this 16-hour theoretical-practical session, a group of
26 professionals received training on the appropriate
way to conduct a mediation session, covering, among others,
the causes of conflict, preparation for mediation, ethics
and mediation and practical guidance to settle.