International Meeting for Mediation

International Meeting for Mediation

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On the occasion of Mediation Day we are honored to invite you, to a workshop dedicated to  the institution of Mediation, on Monday, March 20th, 2017, at 17:00. To be held at the premises of Bank of Greece (entrance: Edward Lo and Stadiou street)

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Mediation is internationally considered to be a modern and efficient way of resolving differences out of court, both for citizens and legal entities. Therefore, best practices applied in Europe, U.S.A and Canada shall be thoroughly revealed by esteemed Mediators thereof. Current Mediation status in Greece, as well as further steps of promotion and integration shall also be discussed.


Welcome speeches:

17:30     Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Honorary President of the Council of State / former Prime  Minister / President of OPEMED

17:35     Simos Anastassopoulos, President of the American – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce/ Representative of Chambers of Commerce, Co-organizers 

17:40     Lambros Kotsiris, President of the Accreditation Committee for Mediators, Ministry of Justice

17:45     Charoula Apalagaki, Secretary General of the Hellenic Bank Association

Round table:

  • George Kounoupis, Lawyer-Mediator: “US Mediation system as practiced by administrative agencies and federal courts”
  • Ranse Howell, Dispute Resolution Consultant: “Family issues”
  • Christiane Feral-Schuhl, Co-founding partner of FERAL-SCHUHL/SAINTE MARIE Law office – Mediator – ex. President of the Paris Bar: “Public Sector”
  • Leonardo D’ Urso, Co Founder & CEO of ADR Center: “Balance between the Judicial Procedure and the Mediation – the case of Italy as a best practice”
  • Thomas Lapp, Attorney at Law – Mediator - President of the German Forum for Mediation: “Industry Issues”
  • Donald L. Marston, J.D., B.Sc., P. Eng., Arbitrator-Mediator-Independent Neutral -Experienced Canadian Lawyer and Professional Engineer: “Public Works”
  • Arjen van Iwaarden, Senior Manager Achmea Global Neth special affairs – Master in Law: “From Battleground to Harmony”

Moderator: Konstantinos Katsigiannis,President of the Hellenic Canadian Board of Trade, Lawyer & Accredited Mediator

An ID card is necessary for the entrance


  • Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Honorary President of the Council of State / former Prime Minister / President of OPEMED
  • Simos Anastasopoulos, President of the American- Hellenic Chamber of Commerce/ Representative of Chambers of Commerce, Co organizers
  • Harris Economopoulos, President of the British-Hellenic Chamber
  • Cyrille Dupont, President of the Greek-French Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Mailis, President of the Hellenic - German Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Ioannis Tsamichas, President of the Hellenic-Italian Chamber of Commerce
  • Konstantinos Katsigiannis, President of the Hellenic Canadian Board of Trade
  • George Kotsalos, President of the Hellenic Dutch Association of Commerce and Industry


Monday, March 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Add to calendar 2017-03-20 15:00:00 2017-03-20 18:00:00 UTC International Meeting for Mediation For details, click here: Bank of Greece, Edward Lo and Stadiou street, 105 64 Athens, Attica, Greece


Bank of Greece
Edward Lo and Stadiou street
105 64 Athens
Attica, Greece

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