On October 26-28, Ilia State University School of Law, in cooperation with the Association of Mediators of Georgia, held the International Highlight Event 2 in Tbilisi, Georgia.
KROK team was presented by Andrii Lotariev – Director of Educational and Scientific Institute of International Education at KROK University and Olga Karpova – SEO of KROK Business School.
They presented results of implementation of Erasmus+ project "Mediation: Training and Society Transformation " at International Highlight Event 2. Andrii Lotariev provided general overview of the project implementation together with NLBA team. Olga Karpova presented the results of development and implementation of the program "Mediation and Conflict Management".
The event was opened with a welcome speech by Irakli Porchkhidze, the Dean of the Law School of Ilia State University, Jan Van Zwieten, the Rector of the Netherlands Business Academy, and Irakli Kandashvili, the Chairman of the Association of Mediators of Georgia.
At the panel discussion, leading specialists in the field and representatives of the academic field discussed about the development trends of mediation in Georgia and in partner countries and emphasized the role of courts and educational institutions in this process.
At the event, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Association of Mediators of Georgia and the Business Academy of the Netherlands.
In the final part of the first day event, a workshop organized by the Netherlands Business Academy and Ilia State University was held for mediators and for other interested parties.
On the second day all partners presented the project results, developed by their HEIs.
Also, within the framework of the event, the Georgian mediator conducted a workshop for those interested in Mediation, as well as the presentation of publication #2 and presentations of partners about the implementation of the project were held to the general public.