About Blažo Nedić
Mr. Nedić is an international rule of law development project manager and consultant. He has over 40 technical assistance and capacity building projects, developed, managed and implemented in the areas of rule of law, democracy and governance, ADR and mediation, in Serbia and throughout the region. From 2001-2008 he worked as a Deputy Country Director of the USAID funded ABA/CEELI Rule of Law development program, implementing legal reform projects in Serbia.
Since 2008, he leads Partners for Democratic Change Serbia, a local civil society organization, implementing local, regional, and international development projects in the field of rule of law, development of ADR and mediation, and democracy and human rights in Serbia and the region
Mr. Nedić has been a member of the Serbian Bar Association, since 1996, and Official Court Interpreter for English language, certified by the Belgrade High Court, since 2003. He practiced law in the U.K. and Serbia, and was a member of the legal team of Ian Macdonald QC in the UK House of Lords case Regina v. SSHD (ex parte Abdi & Gawe) 1 WLR 298 HL.
- Mr. Nedić has over 20 years of legal and mediation practice, specializing in civil, commercial, workplace, family and property mediation. As a mediator, he has handled several hundred cases, including 40 cases as a mediator in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, and assisting the Baker Hughes-a GE Company global litigation department in resolving complex international commercial disputes.
- He is certified by the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, ADR Group UK, and JAMS International. In Serbia, he is licensed for mediation and accredited for mediation training by the Ministry of Justice, and is listed by the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Commissioner for Anti-Discrimination.
- Mr. Nedić is one of the World Bank’s 30 Regional Mediators, contracted by Mediation Services (MEF) in Washington DC. Blažo Nedić serves as a mediator, facilitator and conflict competency trainer for the World Bank Europe and Central Asia region.
- In 2015, Mr. Nedić co-founded ADR Partners, a Serbia-based company providing mediation services, including ADR consulting, and mediation, negotiation, and communication training.