REGISTER: Cross-Border Family Mediation Training (CBFM) on 22-28 September 2019 in Berlin, Germany

This 50-hour advanced training course aims to qualify practicing 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.

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Family mediation: a successful solution in child abduction cases

Today marks the beginning of International Mediation Week which aims to promote the importance of family mediation in parental abduction cases. Despite its success rate, mediation remains a solution that is not sufficiently used in Europe.

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Cross-Border Family Mediation Training Sunday, 14th October – Saturday, 20th October 2018 Berlin, Germany

The 50-hour advanced training course organized by our training partner MiKK aims to qualify practising family mediators to mediate cross-border family disputes, including international child abduction, access and custody cases.

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Bouncing back - The well-being of children in international child abduction cases

23-24 November 2017 - Antwerp - Elzenveld

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Conference on the well-being of children in international child abduction cases - Antwerp - 23/24 November 2017

Conference on November 23nd and 24rd 2017 in Antwerp

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Cross-border Family Mediation Training - Berlin - 3rd - 9th September 2017

MiKK e.V. International Mediation Centre for Family Conflict and Child Abduction in collaboration with the network of Cross-border Family Mediators is organising a cross-border family mediation course from 3rd - 9th September 2017.

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Cross-border Family Mediation Training - 2/8 October - COURSE FULLY BOOKED

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New training in cross-border family mediation - Berlin - 20-26 September 2015

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Join the network of Cross Border Family Mediators

The network of Cross-border Family Mediators, a project of Missing Children Europe, is organising a new 50-hour training course to qualify practicing family mediators to mediate cross-border family disputes, including international child abductions, access and custody cases.

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Conference: Avoiding enforcement struggles

How mediation can help implement decisions in cross-border family disputes concerning children.

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Cross-border Family Mediators welcomes 27 new members

A new training on international family mediation was organized by the German mediation and training institute in Berlin between the 7th and the 13th of September 2014.

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New Training in International Family Mediation

The European Network of International family Mediators invites mediators for the new Training in International Family Mediation.

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Training in cross-border familie mediation

MiKK (Mediation in International Conflicts Involving Parents and Children) is offering an advanced training course that has the aim to qualify practising family mediators for mediating cross-border family disputes.

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Network members present the work of an international family mediator

On June 14th and 15th a European Conference on Cross-Border Mediation was organized by IMA (International Mediation Alliance) in Berlin.

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Help for different nationality couples splitting up

Splitting up is hard to do, especially when there are kids and parents come from different countries. Mediators across Europe were trained to mediate between such couples from different countries.

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Europe leads the way in child abduction cases

Each year around 170.000 international couples file for divorce within the European Union. These divorces often involve children. In some cases the conflict escalates to the point that one parent abducts the child to another country, taking away their right to contact with the left-behind parent for an extended period of time.

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