Since 2004 Prof. Shamlikashvili studied mediation in the United States, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. Tsisana Shamlikashvili is a graduate of several Harvard Negotiation Program courses (including Frank Sanders' Mediation Course), certified mediator in Water Diplomacy matters (joint program of MIT and Tufts University).Prof. Shamlikashvili is CEDR-accredited mediator, mediator of JAMS International (USA-UK), Member of Association for Integrated Mediation, Board member of EMNI, Council Member of Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University (USA), Associate Board Member of GEMME (Europe), Board Member of AAPMAD (Association of Academics for the Promotion of Mediation as Academic Discipline), Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators.Prof. Shamlikashvili is a practicing mediator in a wide range of cases from complicated cross-border commercial disputes to family conflicts, as well as intellectual property, workplace, financial, personal injury and medical malpractice disputes. Prof. Shamlikashvili has developed her own method and educational program - ?School mediation? for children, students and maladjusted youths (to be integrated in Juvenal and Restorative Justice systems), training programs for professional mediators approved by Ministries of Education and Justice of Russian Federation. Prof. Shamlikashvili is the author of the University Master Program ?Mediation in Social Practices?, which is the first of its kind in Russia. Under Prof. Shamlikashvili's leadership Center for Mediation and Law has developed Multilevel Complex Integrated Mediative Approach (MCIAM) for corporations and supports courts in different regions of Russia to establish Mediation Referral Programs etc.Prof. Shamlikashvili is the President of the National Organization of Mediators (NOM, Russia), self-regulatory body of mediators co-founded by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Russian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Presidential Administration and Center for Mediation and Law. At present moment NOM unites almost 200 individual mediators and service providers in Russia.Tsisana Shamlikashvili is the founder and the President of the Scientific and Methodological Center for Mediation and Law (Moscow), which is the leading institution in the area of mediation and ADR in Russia, founder and editor-in-chief of the only professional magazine on mediation and ADR in Russian language ?Mediation and Law. Intermediation and Conciliation?, published since 2006. In 2013 appointed scientific advisor of the newly founded Federal Institute of Mediation whose aim is to promote wider usage of mediation in Russia.Prof. Shamlikashvili is the Chair of Subcommittee on ADR and mediation in the Russian Association of Lawyers.Prof. Shamlikashvili is the author of numerous scientific articles and books on mediation, alternative dispute resolution, law, psychology and neurology. Among others are such books as ?Mediation as a Method of Out-of-court Dispute Resolution? (2006), ?Management of Difficult Decisions in the XXI Century: Secrets of Building Consensus, or How to Make Everybody Content? (2009, co-authored by Lawrence Susskind and Arthur Demchuk), ?Why Does a Child Find Difficulties in Schooling and How to Help Him? (2010), ?Mediation as ADR Method. Focusing on Judges? (2010), ?The ABC?s of Mediation? (2011), ?Introduction to Dialogics? (2011) etc.
Prof. Tsisana Shamlikashvili - President of the National Organization of Mediators (NOM), scientific advisor of the Federal Institute of Mediation, founder of the Scientific and Methodological Center for Mediation and Law, Chair of the Subcommittee on ADR and Mediation in the Russian Association of Lawyers, editor-in-chief of the magazine ?Mediation and Law?, professor of the MSUPE.
Tsisana Shamlikashvili is an International expert in ADR, practicing mediator, lawyer, neurologist (academic degrees of MD, PhD) and psychologist. Professor of the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, holder of the chair ?Mediation in social practices?; academic advisor of the Center for Mediation and ADR in legal practice of the Moscow State Academy of Law. Her major research topic is the ways how society can influence the personality forming and development. Since the end of 1990-s Prof. Shamlikashvili devoted herself to the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, mediation in particular, and its social importance.