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Conflict Mediation and Resolution, for Peace and Development - Annual International Conference 16th December, 2021, United Nations

2nd Annual International Conference - High Level Workshop at United Nations See detailled presentation

Conflict Mediation and Resolution, for Peace and Development - Annual International Conference 16th December, 2021, United Nations

2nd Annual International Conference - High Level Workshop at United Nations See detailled presentation

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International Annual Conference on Conflict Mediation
in the frame of the 13th GENEVA FORUM, December 13-17, 2021
United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The program

Thursday 16 December, 2021

from 09 :00 to 12 :00

Presentations will be held in english and french. Debates and questions will be organized in english and french.
Leading Projects of Education to Science and Citizen Sciences since 1992, and creating 1st Participatory Researches Camps in 2004, the NGO Objective Sciences International have the Special Consultative Status to United Nations. Active in all continents, the NGO organize every year, since 2012, the International Annual Conference on Rights of Nature in United Nations, at which one participate all Governments actives in this domain or interested by these works. From 2016, and every year, OSI organize into the heart of the United Nations hemicycle the International Annual Conference on Conflicts Mediation for Sustainable Development, in order to allow all the actors and operators in these domains to exchange, meet and share directly and at the largest international level.
Conflicts Mediation -An effective conflict resolution method that needs to be popularized

Since the end of the Cold War, non-state actors have become increasingly involved in conflicts and the method of resolution has had to evolve as well. In this context, mediation has emerged as one of the most suitable method. In addition to reduce the intensity of the dispute, it deals with the root causes in order to prevent reengagement. This process, which is diplomatic in nature, can also prevent the outbreak of discord.
The discussion around mediation would consist of finding and implementing solutions that would allow for behaviour that is conducive to peace, sustainable development and more virtuous in social and legal terms. The real challenge is to succeed in implementing, within the current political and legal system, the solutions presented by mediation, and then the entire population would benefit from a peaceful resolution of conflicts.

These workshops will consist of :
- Give an overview of mediation
- Explain who can practise it and who can receive it
- Present the benefits, strategies and techniques of mediation with successful cases
- Carry out a series of working exchanges to see how the solutions experimented in the field of mediation could be transposed in society.

In view of the current challenges facing the planet and humanity, everyone have to take better decisions while respecting the environment: it can be done through mediation. The solutions it brings could be implemented in the functioning of society thanks to this type of high-level meeting that brings together all the actors concerned.

Conflicts Mediation / Alternative Dispute Resolution Mode

Several public or associative organizations that are active in the domain of Mediation, federated or organized, at the international level. The main national actors, the federations, and the specific operators, organized presently at the international level, and are called to meet annually at the end of the civil year, at the International Annual Conference on Conflict Mediation for Peace and Sustainable Development, at United Nations, in Geneva.

This annual space of sharing results and pooling of skills, allow to the actors of the domain to exchange practices, solutions, ideas, needs.

Your Annual Exchanges Resource

In the following of the national and continental meetings that are organized in each country and continent by the local federation, this International Annual Conference at United Nations allow the actors to implement in consultation, or to inform mutually, of progress and actions they lead during the year, or that they have in project.

The participants at this Conference are:

  • Local and regional actors of different countries
  • Thematic Actors by disciplines
  • Regional or national federations
  • Thematic Federations, by disciplines
  • Regional agencies of Mediation
  • Mediation office
  • Governmental departments and international associations of Ministries
  • Specialist Journalists
  • UN agencies
  • International Judes
  • Criminal Judges
  • Plenipotentiary Mediators
  • Mediators Mandated
  • Ambassadors

Subjects that are in the agenda of this year are:

  • Disarmament,
  • The resolution of conflicts relating to territories,
  • The resolution of water conflicts,
  • The disputes settlement within companies,
  • Banking law,
  • Social mediation,
  • Commitment to international mediation,
  • Resolution of inter-state conflicts,
  • The search for peace and peaceful solutions,

Detailed Program

Exchanges between stakeholders of the meeting will happen in a round table between speakers and debates with the audience of the Assembly.

Organiser : NGO Objectif Sciences International, Geneva
Chairman : Thomas EGLI, Founder of Objectif Sciences International, Head of the GENEVA FORUM
Moderators : Christa MUTH, Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

Here the Programme of the 5 days of GENEVA FORUM of December 2021, where are described the 2021 days dedicated to the Conference on Conflict Mediation for Peace and Sustainable Development Goals.

Programme of GENEVA FORUM 2021 (Public side)

Official Opening Session - Thursday 16 December 13:30

Session organised by Objectif Sciences International in the frame of the International YEar of Sustainable Tourisme for Development.

  • Keynotes
  • Remarks on current situation
  • Remarks about concepts of the International Annual Conference

Presentations currently proposed for 2021

Presentations curently in Validation process

Mediation in the legal framework and its effect on law accountability ORAL PRESENTATION

In the presentation submission titled “Mediation in the legal framework and its effect on law accountability“ the author aims to analyze how the basic principles of mediation are legislated in the legal systems and how it might affects the accountability within law. By applying a combination of methods of quantitative and qualitative comparative analysis, the author deals with the question of how the legal regulation of mediation affects the usage of court-ordered mediation and the success of such a mediation process. The author focused mainly on the legal grounding of the main principles of mediation, the historical and cultural context of their origin and the form of the mediation process for court-ordered mediation. The author based her work on the authentic wording of legal regulations and used officially available data for the quantitative comparative analysis, which related the usage of court-ordered mediation in the analyzed countries. The theoretical basis was determined by the concept of traditional mediation styles, its techniques and advantages. The author considers also stereotypes, which were used to implement mediation in legal codification. Uncovering meanings of legal instruments at the level of international jurisdiction is not only analyzing them, but has potential to act as a tool for controlling freedom in society.

Ms. Iva BRIZOVA ; Student, Czechia,


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