The European Parliament is seeking inputs and suggestions to foster the use of mediation in civil and commercial disputes. To this end, a questionnaire titled Assessing the Impact of the EU Mediation Directive and Exploring Legislative and Non-Legislative Measures to Encourage the Use of Mediation in EU Member States is availableat: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1382928/Questionnaire.

A report based on the responses to the questionnaire is scheduled to be presented to the European Parliament at the end of November 2013.This less-than-10-minute questionnaire consists of multiple choice questions and proposed solutions to be ranked on a spectrum of usefulness. We invite you to complete the questionnaire and forward the link to any person interested in contributing to the improvement of EU mediation policy.

FAQ

Mediation is appropriate when the parties need a decision and are willing to negotiate.
Example criteria
Voluntary recourse, ability to take decisions (autonomy)
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Participation of a party in mediation is not forced (by threats or in any other way) by the other party or any third party;

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