This section will help you find a mediator in Estonia.
Estonia does not have a general website or database concerning mediators. Pursuant to the Conciliation Act, anyone meeting the requirements laid down in the Act may act as a conciliator. There is no State monitoring of the activities of conciliators.
Pursuant to the Conciliation Act, the following may be a conciliator:
Some copyright-related disputes (cf. the Copyright Act) are resolved by a committee of copyright experts in the role of conciliator. This committee has been set up under the Ministry of Justice.
Although the concept of ‘ombudsman’ is not used in the Chancellor of Justice Act, the Chancellor of Justice also performs the functions of an ombudsman, in monitoring whether government bodies comply with people’s fundamental rights and freedoms and with the principles of good governance and also monitoring local governments, legal persons in public law and private entities performing public functions. Since 2011 the Chancellor of Justice has also performed the functions of the ombudsman for children under Article 4 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. You can find out more on the website of the Chancellor of Justice.
Resolving collective labour disputes is the function of the Public Conciliator, and more information is available on the website.
You can also contact the following non-government organisations:
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