FOMENTO is a 2-year project co-funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Justice Programme 2014-2020
Which benefits will FOMENTO offer?
FOMENTO will allow for a deeper understanding and the correct implementation of Directive 2008/52/EC (Mediation Directive) and of Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 (Succession Regulation).
The data collected through expert interviews and online surveys will be used to develop best practice proposals for dealing with conflict prevention and resolution in cross-border civil and succession matters.
Notably, the project is expected to deliver the following outcomes:
about changes and possible difficulties after the implementation of Succession Regulation and potential fields of application for mediation.
Wide European network
of professionals and stakeholders aimed at promoting further cooperation in the mediation field.
and workshops for mediators and legal professionals specifically intended to enhance the quality of mediation services.
and electronic booklets for EU professionals and citizens in 4 languages (English, German, Italian and Polish).
clearly providing information about the benefits of using alternative methods of international dispute resolution.