Session: IMI Mediation Advocacy

Profile: Ivana Ninčić Österle is the Executive Director of the International Mediation Institute. She is a lawyer, mediator and public policy consultant for judicial reform, specializing in mediation and judicial efficiency. Since 2013, she supported the Ministry of Justice of Serbia in EU integration, within which she has worked on devising a more sustainable mediation system as well as on active promotion of mediation, including through leading the initiative to sign the Singapore Convention. Between 2014 and 2020, Ivana has served as a national correspondent and deputy member of the European Commission for Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ).