Source: (2003) Kiev: Ukrainian Centre for Common Ground. Downloaded 18 November 2004.In December 2003, a study-tour to Poland of Ukrainian representatives of the judicial and executive powers took place. Supported by the British Embassy in Ukraine, the study-tour was organized by the Ukrainian Centre for Common Ground in collaboration with the Polish Centre for Mediation. The purpose of the trip was to exchange experience in the sphere of mediation for further implementation, adjustment, and development of mediation in Ukraine. This paper describes the background to the study-tour, key participants from both Ukraine and Poland, the status and functioning of mediation in Poland, and the learning activities on the trip.