Program 16.10.2021

10.00 – 10.20


Welcoming addresses

  • Maria Ślązak, AEA-EAL President
  • Lilja Gretarsdottir, Head of Co-operation Programmes Division, Department for the Implementation of Human Rights, Justice and Legal Co-operation Standards of the Council of Europe
  • Simon Babayan, Chairman of the Chamber of Advocates of Armenia

10.20 – 12.15

Scientific part

10.20 – 11.15 Session I: Challenges of workload in Court Proceeding and ADR forms


  • Professor Irakli Kandashvili (Georgia – AEA-EAL)


  • Carmen Pérez Andújar (Spain)
  • Armen Asatryan (Armenia)
  • Zaza Khatiashvili (Georgia)
  • Gulsina Kozhyarova (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Ivan Kuznietsov (Russia)
  • Vladimir Palamarciuc (Moldova)
  • Luiza Romanadze (Ukraine)
  • Esteban Rozenwajn (Belgium)
  • Paolo Sguotti (Italy)
  • Sergei Sizintsev (Kazakhstan)
  • Djamshid Turdaliev (Uzbekistan)
  • Hanna Woźniak (Poland)

11.15 – 11.40 Session II: ADR as raising tool for access to justice. Advantages and ethical challenges


  • Iain Mitchell QC (United Kingdom – AEA-EAL)


  • Professor Dr Lorena Bachmaier (Council of Europe expert), Relevance of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures from the perspective of a judge
  • Dr Remigijus Jokubauskas (Council of Europe expert) – Ensurance of confidentiality of ADR procedures
  • Hayk Hovhannisyan (Armenia) Lawyer in mediation and other ADR proceedings: ethical challenges 

11.40 – 12.10 Session III: Regulatory standards of ADR


  • Olivier d’Ursel (Belgium) – AEA-EAL 


  • Dr Remigijus Jokubauskas (Council of Europe expert), The role of the Council of Europe in development of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Panagiotis Perakis (VicePresident of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe CCBE), ADR and access to justice: view of the CCBE on regulatory developments
  • Mary Walker OAM (Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), Regulation of ADR
  • Anna Wyrzykowska (President of the International Association of Young Lawyers AIJA), ADR as opportunity for young lawyers: towards better regulations
  • Shyam Divan (Vice-President of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LawAsia) 

12.10 – 12.25 coffee break

12.25 – 14.00

Networking part

12.25 – 12.45 Thirty-Five Years Together: AEA-EAL and its Eastern Dimension


  • Juan Núñez Ferrer (AEA-EAL Past President, member of the Board of Directors, Spain)


  • Gian-Andrea Chiavegatti (AEA-EAL Past President, Italy)
  • Konrad Meingast (AEA-EAL Past President, Austria)
  • Clemens van Nispen (AEA-EAL Past President, The Netherlands)
  • Antonio Sales (AEA-EAL Past President, Spain)
  • Anthony Slingsby (AEA-EAL Past President, UK)
  • Monique Stengel (AEA-EAL immediate Past President, member of the Board of Directors, France)

12.45 – 14.00 Networking session


  • Maria Ślązak (Poland – AEA-EAL)

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