It is our privilege to inform you that the first annual International Mediation Competition will be held in the spring of 2021, an inaugural pilot project initiated and financially supported by the Weinstein International Foundation.
The Weinstein International Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded in 2018 in the US, California. Foundation is dedicated to make mediation available and accessible worldwide in the face of increasing global challenges and conflict. [More information about the Foundation\\\'s activities can be found on the following website: https://weinsteininternational.org/]
The competition in Georgia is co-sponsored by the Law Firm J&T Consulting.
The project is also supported by the following law firms:
EY Georgia and
MG Law Office (collaborating with Andersen Global in Georgia).
Mediation Writing Competition is held worldwide for the very first time. The competition is unique due to its format, focusing on developing the written skills of mediation advocates. Participants will be asked to prepare mediation briefs as part of the competition.
The competition is being held in nine countries around the world led by Senior Fellows of the Weinstein International Foundation. I-IV year undergraduate students of accredited Law Schools in Georgia are eligible to participate in the competition nationwide.
The deadline for submitting the mediation brief is April 10, 2021, the winner will be announced on May 15, and an award ceremony will take place on May 22. The winner will be chosen by a Panel of qualified mediators.
The national winner will be awarded $ 1,000 co-sponsored by the Weinstein International Foundation, Law Firm J&T Consulting and EBA Mediation and Arbitration Center.
Rules of the competition and simulation (problem according to which participants have to prepare briefs) will be announced via the following websites of J&T Consulting and EBA Mediation and Arbitration Center. [1) https://www.eba-mac.com/ 2) https://www.jtconsulting-geo.com/ ] the week of March 1st.
For the additional information on members of the Panel and events planned through the competition, please refer to websites of J&T Consulting and EBA Mediation and Arbitration Center.
For further questions, please contact Mari Tsitskishvili