Prague Negotiation & Mediation Week 2018

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Join our top trainers for a week long intensive programme in international  mediation and negotiation. Learn from the experts in the field and gain practical skills and strategies to get better deal and resolve disputes in international settings.

Second edition of the Prague Negotiation & Mediation Week is going to be held from May 21 to May 25, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.






Who should attend

PNMW  attracts a diverse, global audience from both the private and public sectors. It is appropriate for lawyers, as well as CEOs, directors, and managers across a wide range of fields, human resources professionals.



Collage_FotorMonday, May 21, 2018

9.00-12.00 Don’t be too soft – How not to lose your case when playing by the rules

13.00-16.00 Working with lawyers – Negotiation and Mediation Advocacy

19.00 Welcome Cocktail

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

9.00-12.00 Higher Principle – Mediating International Public Disputes

13.00-16.00 Spoiling the game – Dirty Tricks in Negotiation and Mediation

18.00 Optional Prague Tour

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

9.00-12.00 Guest speech TBA

13.00-16.00 Walking the tightrope  – Lying and Ethics in International Negotiation

19.00 Cocktail

Thursday, May 24, 2018

9.00-12.00 Coping with the Culture Gaps – Cross-cultural Aspects of Negotiations I. (Pál Belenyesi)

13.00-16.00 Coping with the Culture Gaps – Cross-cultural Aspects of Negotiations II. (Pál Belenyesi)

Friday, May 25, 2018

9.00-12.00 Closing the Chapter – Overcoming Impasses and Closing Settlement Deals


Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D.

Martin Svatos ForarbMartin is one of the leading Czech mediators and arbitrators cknowledged by several international awards. He has acted in more than 200 both international and domestic cases in mediation (more than 500 mediated hours). He focuses mainly on IT aw, energy law and construction disputes. With the success rate more than 85% of the cases, he belongs to the most successful mediators in the Central Europe. His experiences in alternative dispute resolution were appreciated when he became the Secretary to the Working group of the ICC Czech Republic for mediation. Martin has acted in sveral  arbitration both as presiding arbitrator, member of arbitral tribunal and of counsel  (Czech Exchange Arbitration Court, Arbitration Court attached to the Czech Chamber of Commerce and  Agriculture, VIAC, Czech Football Association). Martin lectures at the Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and at the Seminar of European and Comparative Law in Urbino (Italy) where he is in charge of the negotiation, mediation and arbitration courses. He has been visiting professor at many universities all around teh world (Faculté Libre de Droit Institut Catholique de Toulouse, at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (both PRC), Georgetown University (Washington DC)). He has been a speaker at numerous international conferences.

Guest Speaker:

Pal BelenyesiPál Belenyesi, Ph.D. (Hungary/Belgium)

Pál has 15 years of experience in representation of company interests in intercultural negotiations and European affairs. He had built up his know-how in European institutions, private companies and national public institutions.

He now works as a business adviser to non-European entities, advising clients on business strategies, data protection, antitrust and EU regulatory environment. He has clients from Europe, America and Asia. Through his wide network of contacts, he has been representing successfully economic and trade interests in the European Union, while preserving the clients’ integrity.

Pál also holds three framework contracts with the European Parliament’s Research Directorate and one Political Committee as an academic advisor, and is a regular consultant/contributor to several EU framework contracts on competition and digital markets. As part of his academic assignments, besides lecturing, he advises national competition and regulatory authorities on digital platforms and Big Data.

Pál speaks and negotiates in five languages, and holds a master degree and a PhD in law and economics.


The PN&MW takes place in the wonderful seting of the mediaval city of Prague, in the hearth of Europe. So, teh participants may appreciate, apart from complete and atractive program, one of the most wonderful cities of the world.


The PN&MW is organised by the Art Francesco s.r.o., Vyšehradská 320/49, Prague, 128 00, Czech Republic, IČO:04668715, DIČ: CZ04668715

Registration fee:

Early bird untill February 16, 2018               EUR 1450 (including 21% VAT*)

After February 17, 2018:                                           EUR 1790 (including 21% VAT*)

*VAT Reverse Charge available for the EU entities


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PNMW 2018