The first interdisciplinary forum "Mediation in Georgia - Challenges and Perspectives" was organized by the Mediators Association of Georgia and supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as part of the Mediation Day Week. The forum was held in a panel discussion moderated by Irakli Kandashvili, Chairman of the Mediators Association of Georgia. Tamar Barkalaia - Deputy Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Davit Putkaradze - Chairman of the Board of the Notary Chamber of Georgia, Irakli Petriashvili - Chairman of the Georgian Trade Unions and Lasha Labadze - Executive Director of the Georgian Employers' Association addressed the members of the forum. Representatives of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, the Georgian Mediators Association, the Board of the Notary Chamber of Georgia, the Georgian Trade Union Confederation, the Georgian Employers' Association and the joint project of the EU and UNDP, participated in the forum. The forum participants focused on the role of mediation, as the effective resolution of labor and commercial disputes, with speakers highlighting the importance of mediation in the business sector. The participants also talked about the needs of notary mediation development and ways to popularize it in order to raise public awareness. A discussion was held at the end of the event.