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On the way to the foundation...

46 individuals and more specifically 33 individuals, 9 organizations and 4 training bodies or bodies present in 7 regions (Lombardy, Liguria, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Lazio, Campania, Sicily) have already expressed their willingness to become founders of the foundation by committing themselves to payment of Euro 48,150.00, approximately 50% of the target.


Public release - WATCH THE VIDEO Public Appeal Presentation meeting invitation 30 September 2021 Video - Presentation meeting invitation 3 March 2021


October 4, 2021 - Promoters Committee meeting

October 11, 2021 - Promoters Committee meeting

October 25, 2021 - broadcast on RADIOGODOT

November 11, 2021 - Promoters Committee meeting

November 12, 2021 - preparation and dissemination of PUBLIC NOTICE and addition of FAQs on the site

December 9, 2021 - first meeting of available subjects

December 27, 2021 - Promoters Committee meeting

January 18, 2022 - Promoters Committee meeting

February 8, 2022 - sending to members of the Promoters Committee, available subjects and participants in online events of press release and video with solicitation to join

February 9, 2022 - sending a letter of proposal for involvement in a common online event to fifteen intermediate organizations

March 9, 2022 - Promoters Committee meeting

March 14, 2022 - contact for new additions

March 17, 2022 - contact for new additions

March 28, 2022 - Promoters Committee meeting

May 3, 2022 - Promoters Committee meeting

May 12, 2022 - second meeting of available subjects

June 14, 2022 - online event also for the presentation of the Foundation

June 16, 2022 - approval of the extension of the duration of the Committee until 30 June 2023 unanimously by the members of the Promoters Committee e unanimously of the available persons present at the second meeting

July 4, 2022 - next meeting of the promoting committee

January 16, 2023 - Promoters Committee meeting

February 28, 2023 - Promoters Committee meeting

April 19, 2023 - Promoters Committee meeting

May 15, 2023 - meeting of available subjects

June 3, 2023 - approval of the extension of the duration of the Committee until 31 December 2023

Together for...

We will try to assess whether there are the conditions for the establishment of a FOUNDATION FOR THE PROMOTION AND DISSEMINATION OF THE CULTURE OF MEDIATION, whose aim is to promote and disseminate the culture of mediation, to prepare its program, identify the criteria for the identification of public and private entities, professional associations, associations, organizations and social enterprises that share the purpose of the Foundation and to which propose the involvement for its establishment.

Our documents

You can view our following documents:

Constituent act of the Promoters Committee

Charter for the dissemination of the culture of conflict mediation

Communication profile

Programmatic lines

Draft statute

How to contact the Committee

You can contact the committee at

You can let us know your availability if you are interested to support the foundation

Download the form - entities, organizations and companies

Download the form - Private citizen

Who we are

Members of Promoters Committee

(in alphabetical order)

Isabella Buzzi: pedagogist and Phd in Psychology, in 1997 she was the founder of the Forum Europeen Formation et Recherche en Médiation Familiale (which was based in Marseille in France), and two years later, in 1999, she founded the Italian Association of Family Mediators (A.I.Me.F.). She is a family mediator and commercial and civil mediator specialized in family disputes, trainer and professional supervisor of family mediators, counselor trainer and supervisor.

Chiara Giovannucci Orlandi: Full Professor of civil procedural law in procedural law. Civil, arbitration and mediation at Alma Mater Studiorum - university of Bologna. Referee,arbitrator, mediatrix, and trainer at for training institutions accredited according of the various training institutions pursuant accredited according of to the d.m.180/2010. Scientific director of the cam the chamber of arbitration of Milan training body, author of numerous articles on adr and speaker at many scientific conferences in Italy and abroad interventions at national and international conferences.

Nicola Giudice: Graduated in Law at the University of Turin, he is a civil and commercial mediator, a trainer in mediation. Head of the Mediation Service of the Milan Chamber of Arbitration since 1997, coordinates the blog Since the first edition is part of the Organizing Committee of the Italian Mediation Competition.

Marcello Guadalupi: Graduated in Economics, enrolled in the Register of Commercial Doctors and Accounting Experts, civil mediator, family mediator, trainer of civil and commercial mediators, crisis manager, founder and animator of ASAC Association for the development of the agency of Conciliation

Mauro Julini: Graduated in Legal Sciences, Social Mediator, Commercial and Civil, Facilitator, Lecturer in Negotiation, Facilitation and Arbitration Techniques, Scientific Officer of Mediation Body, Trainer at Training Body and University of Studies, researcher at the Chair of Mediation and Conciliation at the University of Pisa’s for University of Peace degree programme, author and co-author of publications on mediation and negotiation issues, responsible for the national dissemination project of the culture of mediation "Instead of Judging".

Alfonso Lanfranconi: Graduated in Political Science at the University of Milan, enrolled in the Register of Commercial Doctors and Accounting Experts of Lecco Civil and Commercial Ombudsman since 2005; Practical trainer in Civil and Commercial Mediation, Family Mediator, Humanistic Model Morineau Mediator since 2019. Enrolled in several training institutions and as a mediator at the Adr Center in Rome. Member of the Board of SNODI Social Promotion Association for the Dissemination of Humanistic Mediation.

Paola Lucarelli: Lawyer, President of the School of Law of the University of Florence, Full Professor of Commercial Law of the University of Florence, Project manager in several projects on issues of out-of-court dispute resolution, trainer of civil and commercial mediators, responsible for "ANOTHER WAY The laboratory of mediation of the University of Florence, Pisa and Siena", coordinator of the Technical Table on out-of-court civil and commercial procedures at the Ministry of Justice.

Fausta Anita Mancini Bonizzoni: Humanistic mediator (since 2008) and humanistic trainer (since 2011) Morineau model. Civil and commercial mediator, Trainer of peer mediators for the project "Invece di giudicare" of the coop. soc. Resource Citizen of Forlì, registered in the Professional Register of Social Workers of the Lombardy Region section A, registered in the Professional Register of Psychologists of the Lombardy Region section A, Founding member in 2010 of SNODI Association of Social Promotion for humanistic mediation and president of the same until 25 May 2019

Stefania Pieroni: Commercial Doctor, civil and commercial mediator, civil and commercial mediator trainer, member of the Conciliation Commission of the ODCEC of Rome and speaker at conferences in depth in the fields of civil and commercial mediation. She has published scientific contributions on mediation and conflict management. She has carried out educational projects for primary and secondary schools and projects of ASL (alternating school work) for secondary schools (high schools). She is president of an association for the dissemination of the culture of mediation, for which she organized and built information desks at the City of Rome.

Marco Santangelo: Phd in Theory and Practices of Legal Regulation of the EU and Researcher in Biogiuridica/ Bioethics at the Law Department of the University of Catania. Lawyer, Expert in Civil and Commercial Mediation, Trainer in Civil and Commercial Mediation, Professional Mediator, National Secretary as well as founding member of the National Mediation Association "ADR Laboratory", Expert in interpersonal communication, intercultural, team building and conflict management.


Frequently Asked Questions

⬤ what is this foundation?
An institution (which the Promoters Committee seeks to create) that intends to raise funds to be allocated to initiatives to promote and disseminate the culture of mediation

⬤ What is it for?
Helping to make mediation known, in all its different forms and expressions (civil, commercial, family, criminal, etc.) to children, students, citizens, businesses, professionals and institutions

⬤ What will the foundation actually do?
The foundation will organize events, meetings and activities to promote and spread the culture of mediation. Initiatives which are in great need but which have organizational times and costs that are not sustainable for the individual mediator, associations of mediators or mediation bodies. It also intends to raise awareness of the study and research on the subject of mediation, also with the involvement of universities and research centers.

⬤ How much money are asked to individuals or organizations that show their availability?
Currently, the interested party (natural person, entity, association, organization, mediation body) must only express their availability, in writing, by filling out the appropriate form on the site and sending it to the e-mail address

⬤ Will this sum also be requested subsequently or only this time from the available subjects?
When the assembly to establish the foundation is organized, the subjects who have expressed their availability will be required to pay the amounts indicated in the declaration of availability, with the possibility of reconsidering. The sum is indicated by the available person, the Promoters Committee suggests an amount but, obviously, for the amount of the sum the final choice is up to the individual. The sum paid constitutes the foundation's initial patrimony, no other sum will be requested from the available subject, the latter however, if he wishes, can freely and spontaneously pay other sums.

⬤ Why should individual individuals or willing organizations pay the Foundation money?
Promoting and spreading the culture of mediation is first of all an act of civilization. But it is also convenient because it is necessary that there is a widespread knowledge of the instrument and a more widespread use of this procedure. Mediators, professionals, entrepreneurs, citizens believe it is important to live in a world where conflicts are managed effectively and satisfactorily.