Leonardo D’Urso is the Co-founder and CEO of ADR Center, the first European private mediation provider in terms of number of mediations administrated. Since 1998, he has resolved more than 800 national and international complex civil and commercial mediations. With almost 19 years of full-time work in the field of ADR, he is responsible for the managing of ADR Center’s activities, the opening of over 27 Resolution Center in Italy and the creation of ODR Center, an innovative cloud platform developed to manage the mediation process. Senior expert in different international projects on ADR in Europe, Africa, Asia and Central including activities for the creation of a mediation center in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has also been lecturing on Negotiation Techniques and ADR at a number of Universities, Chambers of Commerce, Public Organizations and multinational corporations, and is also author of several publications on negotiation and mediation.
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Italian Mediation Model - Video
This article discusses how Italy has approached the initial mediation session.
How Turkey Went from Virtually Zero to 30,828 Mediations in Just One Month
Mediation and the “Snowball” Effect in the Mediterranean: How Turkey Went from Virtually Zero to 30,828 Mediations in Just One Month (and Greece is Next!).
Achieving a Balanced Relationship between Mediation and Judicial Proceedings in the European Union
This article identifies four distinct mediation models that EU Member States have used in implementing the Directive: Full Voluntary Mediation; Voluntary Mediation with Incentives and Sanctions; Required Initial Mediation Session; and Full Mandatory Mediation.