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The ECODIR Mediators panel is composed of lawyers and professionals specialized in mediation. They are selected on the basis of their high expertise and language proficiency. Whenever it is possible, the Secretariat will appoint a Mediator able to speak the languages of each of the parties and who is familiar with the rights and obligations of the parties.

The Mediator assists the Parties in an independent and impartial manner in their attempt to reach an amicable settlement. Guided by principles of fairness and justice, as well as by the rights and obligations of the Parties and the circumstances surrounding the dispute.

Before being appointed, the Mediator has to declare his or her impartiality and engage himself or herself to keep all the elements of the case confidential. They also have an obligation to refuse to act in any case of conflict of interest.

A Mediator can be replaced in cases of death, incapacity, or resignation that is accepted by the Secretariat. The Secretariat will proceed with the appointment of a new Mediator as quickly as possible.

Becoming an ECODIR Mediator

We also welcome interest from well qualified mediators who would like to become ECODIR mediators. For further information please contact the ECODIR Secretariat at


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