First National Seminar on Community Mediation (Brazil)
Hour: 2:30 pm Brasilia - 6:30 pm Bruselas
Country or Region: Brazil, Latin American Region
Topic: Social cohesion
Olicy Areas: Democratic governance policies
This activity’s objective is to assist the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories of Brazil in the approval and effective application of developmental and application rules related to the use of alternative methods of conflict resolution, especially community mediation and circular processes. Such rules will be aimed at ensuring conditions so that people with disabilities who are impeded in their access to the justice system, can access the judiciary whenever necessary and also have, at the community level, adequate tools and mechanisms for the peaceful resolution of disputes.
The Seminar is part of the Technical Assistance of the Democratic Governance Area of the EU EUROsociAL+ programme to the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories (Community Justice Programme) of Brazil for the improvement of access to justice through the national expansion of community mediation before the Courts of Justice.
This action also had technical support of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers, as the winner of a technical assistance contract, within the framework of the EUROsociAL+ Programme.