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Launch of the Moldovan Mediation Pilot

As we approach the first major review of the Moldovan mediation pilot, I remember how excited I was in the middle of November 2013, when it was first launched –  Well it was exciting to us in the dispute resolution consultancy team here at CEDR and  no doubt to the Moldovan Ministry of Justice! As […]

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Moldova…in the Snow

Moldova…in the Snow

I recently returned from a week in Chisinau, the extremely snowy capital of Moldova.  As part of their on-going commitment to change, the Moldovan Ministry of Justice has recently prepared a Justice Sector Reform Strategy 2011-2015.  A key pillar of this strategy is to promote economic development.  Assisting them reach this goal, the European Bank […]

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Rights, Responsibilities and Mandatory Mediation

Rights, Responsibilities and Mandatory Mediation

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator In the aftermath of the London riots this month, several political discussions centred around the development of a culture in the UK driven by rights but with very little recognition of responsibilities.  Whether this is the case, there remains some uncertainty over what our human rights are, how […]

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How should press complaints be mediated?

How should press complaints be mediated?

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR In the wake of the News of The World ‘phone hacking’ scandal at the end of last week and in defence of itself in the face of criticism from political leaders in Westminster, the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC) cited the fact that it had successfully mediated […]

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Don’t miss the detail – mediation’s elevation

Don’t miss the detail – mediation’s elevation

by Tony Allen, Solicitor, Mediator and a Director of CEDR Extracts from the Ministry of Justice’s statement on the Government’s Spending Review yesterday: “The Treasury has announced a 23 per cent reduction in Ministry of Justice spending for the next four years. These savings will result in around £2 billion in savings by the department […]

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