In order to improve the business environment for private sector development in the region, the IFC established a program supporting alternative dispute resolution through commercial mediation and negotiation to help extricate the private sector, especially SMEs, from expensive and lengthy, business hindering litigation and unblock assets caught up in disputes.
ADR Center was selected to implement a program to enhance mediation and negotiation skills in Morocco through the training of a cadre of internationally accredited mediators. The objectives of the program were:
PEP-MENA also promoted “train the trainer” programs for mediators at the center to develop their skills as “Master Trainers” in commercial mediation. They were then equipped to transfer knowledge and skills in mediation to a broader range of practitioners
IFC, PEP- MENA, (World Bank Group)