USAID Experts to Lead Training on Mediation

Mediation Training
In the process of Mediation Training

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Ashgabat, December 16, 2014 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, launched a training seminar to introduce Turkmenistan’s civil servants to international best practices for conducting mediations. Government representatives and USAID’s Deputy Director for Turkmenistan, Charles Yesolitis, opened the training at the Institute of International Relations.

The training is being conducted within the framework of USAID’s Governance Strengthening Project. Over the course of four days, three experts from the United States will share their expertise with thirty participants representing various government ministries. The interactive course will allow participants to practice their newly-acquired mediation skills and apply them in the public sector.