Webinar “Mindfulness and Stress-Reduction in the Delivery of Justice”


On November 4, 2020, the National School of Judges, with assistance from the USAID New Justice Program, and cooperation with the National Judicial College, Reno, USA, conducted the third open webinar on “Mindfulness and Stress-Reduction in the Delivery of Justice”.

After this webcast, listeners will be able to:

  • Define “mindfulness” and explore the role of mindfulness in everyday life and the judicial decision-making process;
  • Identify the research that supports mindfulness;
  • Clarify the balance between the mindfulness practice, which by its essence is non-judgmental, and the judicial decision-making, which is judgmental;
  • Describe how they can utilize mindfulness to maintain focus, calm, and objectivity in the midst of pressures and challenges;
  • Summarize the benefits of mindfulness for both personal and professional life; and
  • Apply mindfulness to assist in decision-making, developing tolerance to uncertainty, and in enhancing leadership and creativity in challenging times.

More information is available here.

Webinar materials are available here.

Video with Ukrainian translation is available here.