Fair Settlement as Basis for Ethical Integrity of Mediation


  • Natia Chitashvili


mediation ethic, parties’ right of self-determination, fair mediation settlement, unfair outcome of mediation, ethical integrity of mediation, professional role of a mediator, illegal mediation settlement, neutral third party.


The article offers study of fair mediation settlement, as an ethical and normative category, as one of the fundamental principles of mediation, on the basis of review of mediation acts and Codes of Ethics of EU countries and USA. At the stage of improving mediation legal framework and formation of ethical regulations in Georgia, it is essential to develop research-based recommendations for the purpose of approximation of domestic legal framework with EU legislation.  Public interest for protecting trust of society towards mediation stipulates   assigning to a mediator the function of a guarantor of fair settlement.

Author Biography

Natia Chitashvili

Doctor of Law, Assistant Professor, TSU Faculty of Law, Mediator, Executive Director at Ivane Javakhishvili TSU National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution.


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How to Cite

Natia Chitashvili. (2016). Fair Settlement as Basis for Ethical Integrity of Mediation. Alternative Dispute Resolution Yearbook, 5(1). Retrieved from https://adryearbook.tsu.ge/index.php/ADR/article/view/3025