Mediation students to intern at the Mediation Centre of Catalonia

Today, Santiago Ballester, Director General of Law and Legal Entities at the Ministry of Justice, and Carme Martinell, Director General of the Continuing Education Institute at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF-IDEC), signed a collaboration agreement that will enable students enrolled in the Master in Professional Mediation at UPF-IDEC to intern at the Private Law Mediation Centre of Catalonia.

The Private Law Mediation Centre of Catalonia, created under Law 15/2009 of 22 July, on mediation in the field of private law, is an institution whose main objectives include promoting, disseminating and providing better access to mediation. For its part, the Master in Mediation at UPF-IDEC has been training professionals for the past four years and is approved by the Government of Catalonia and recognized by the Ministry of Justice as a Mediation Training Centre