Welcome to the website of MIFA PROJECT!

MIFA PROJECT aims to propose the Japanese style of the ideal international family mediation system. The main purpose of our study is to identify the problems in private international law and civil procedure which arise in international family mediation and to find their solutions in comparative law.

In this website, we report the results of our study and announce a schedule of trainings and symposiums.

Training Schedule

MiKK Training for Cross-Border Family Mediation

May 12 - 14, 2017 at Osaka

This course gives trainings for working as an international family mediator: lectures, roleplaying and online-mediation practice. Trainers belong to MiKK which is a cross-border family mediation center in Germany. Day 3 is only for practitioners. Further information and registration form (both in Japanese)

International Family Mediation Training: Basic Course 2017

May - August, 2017 at Osaka

 

Previous Training

International Family Mediation Training: Basic Course 2016

May - August, 2016 at Osaka

Contents:
1. Introduction / 2. Cross-border child abduction / 3. Communication with parties to dispute (1) / 4. Communication with parties to dispute (2) / 5. Communication with children / 6. Mediation in a private organization / 7. Dispute resolution in multiple languages / 8. Cross-border family mediation in Germany / 9. Mediation practice / 10. The role of central authorities under the 1980 Hague Convention / 11. Family law in comparative perspective (1) / 12. Family law in comparative perspective (2) / 13. Private international law

 

Contact:
Graduate School of Law and Politics,
Osaka University MIFA PROJECT Office mediation‹at›law.osaka-u.ac.jp