Strategic Roadmap Envisages the Development of Mediation in Azerbaijan
The Presidential Decree on “Strategic Roadmap on National Economy and Major Industries of Economy” (hereinafter referred to as the “Strategic Roadmap”) distinguishes the importance of mediation among alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for small and medium businesses, and sets 3 main objectives:
(i) Drafting of a Law on Mediation;
(ii) Establishment of Mediation Council; and
(iii) Twofold improvement of indicators of pre-court dispute settlement by small and medium businesses by 2020.