This memorandum is to notify you that the ABA-UNDP International Legal Resource Center (ILRC) has received a request provide a commentary on Egypt’s draft Mediation Law. We are in search of 2-3 mediation experts to review the draft law. The Ministry of Justice of Egypt is currently preparing a draft mediation law that incorporates a mix of mediation models - judicial and private, mandatory (for certain cases) and voluntary. Before finalizing this bill, the Ministry is keen to learn from US experience in implementing these models.
We will host Egyptian delegation (mostly from officials from the Ministry of Justice, judges from Economic Courts and Commercial Circuit Courts) on February 21, 2013 and would like to provide them with feedback on this draft law. Therefore, there is a short turnaround for this review. This a pro bono, home based opportunity. Expert(s) will work remotely and no travel will be required. Expert(s) must be available for the next 3-4 weeks to work on this project. Expert(s) will receive the documents to be reviewed via email and return comments and recommendations within the specified timeframe. We expect to begin this project as soon as possible.
The deadline for expressions of interest is February 11th 2013 at 8:00AM EST. Expressions of interest must be emailed to Jacqueline.Gichinga@americanbar.org and include a CV and a short cover letter detailing related and relevant experience.