BEIRUT: Italian Ambassador to Lebanon Massimo Marotti Tuesday praised Prime Minister Saad Hariri's international affairs adviser, Karma Ekmekji, for joining the Network of Mediterranean Women Mediators
. Marotti said in a statement that Ekmekji "will be a valuable asset for the group of capable international mediators
from the extended Mediterranean region."
Firstly, they have not included the democratically elected government of Afghanistan, led by President Ashraf Ghani secondly; they have failed to include a single woman while the said mediators
were also insisting women's participation in negotiations that's why Pakistani government enforced complete ban on all mediators
and directed Law Enforcing Agencies to keep them away from all official activities and representation, sources added.
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoisaid the parties concerned could suggest the name of a mediator
or panel of mediators
who could be considered if it decides to refer the matter formediation.
The law states that mediators
will have no power or authority to impose solutions on anyone or force settlement between the parties.
"You've got to get to know who the mediators
are and to do that, you've got to talk to your attorney and colleagues in the industry and in the city in which you're going to be mediating."
With court-annexed mediation being a relatively new phenomenon in our judicial system, there is a scarcity of certified and experienced mediators
. To fill this critical gap the Mediation Accreditation Committee, which certifies court-mandated mediators
, advertised for qualified and interested members of the public to apply for accreditation as mediators
The new, more comprehensive assessment of a dozen mediators
found that 10 were elevated in patients who had related kidney damage.
Currently there are two private alternative dispute resolution companies each in Karachi and Lahore and after the establishment of an accredited panel of mediators
, the scope of alternative dispute resolution would spread to other areas of the country.
Both the awards were presented for the courageous Mediators
campaign on "Students Movement Against Childhood Diseases (SMACD) - a collaboration between UNICEF and Mediators
Unfortunately, though, those mediators
have just found out the armed militias they randomly collected hold as many divergent views among themselves than they share anything in common.
"As professional mediators
, we believe that if there are people out there mediating --serving our courts, serving the public, serving our judges, our judicial system--there needs to be some level of competence and understanding of the ethical rules and some control over those people," said Robert Cole of Jacksonville, the section's chair-elect.