Techniques of Facilitating Negotiations in the Mediation Process for Handling Land and Natural Resource Conflicts

27 January 2023 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Land and natural resource conflicts that occur in Indonesia cause material and immaterial losses. Conflicts that arise are generally due to overlapping control and utilization of natural resources. One alternative to land conflict resolution is through mediation. In the mediation process, the mediators serve as third parties facilitating the negotiation […]

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Facilitation Techniques in Negotiations

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In organizational work involving multiple parties, including conflict resolution, facilitation, discussion and negotiation work is commonplace, including at CRU. In order to run in an orderly, smooth and purposeful manner, a discussion and negotiation is usually guided by a facilitator. The facilitator will help oversee the discussion so that it […]

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Good Faith and Intentions: The Key to Mediation

27 December 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Dear friends, we often get the question “what are the main prerequisites that must be met for the feasibility of an effort to manage conflict through mediation?” And how to fulfill those prerequisites to make the conflict resolution process more effective? There are many prerequisites that must be met and […]

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Representation of the Parties in Mediated Negotiation Processes

2 December 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Representatives of the conflicting parties are required in each mediation of agrarian or natural wealth conflicts. Representation is necessary since the conflicts are generally concerning the interests of various parties whose number can be quite large, while it is practically impossible to involve them directly in negotiations. Representatives who are […]

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Effective Negotiations in the Mediation Process of Land and Natural Resource Conflicts

24 November 2022 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Conflict over land and natural resources is an important problem faced in Indonesia. The cause of the emergence of conflicts in the management of natural resources is the wealth of natural resources and the increasingly limited carrying capacity of the environment. In addition, it is also caused by inequality in […]

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Conflict Resolution Is Not Providing Instant Solutions

31 October 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News 0 Comment

When dealing with conflicts over land and natural resources, CRU is often faced with an assumption that we, who come as the organizers of conflict resolution initiatives, are also providers of solutions that can solve problems for the conflicting parties. Our fellow mediators who work with us in the field […]

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Save the Date: Balancing Powers in the Mediation Process for Handling Conflicts Over Land and Natural Resources

27 October 2022 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Balancing the strengths of the parties is one of the important elements in conflict handling, especially in mediation. A balanced position is indeed difficult to obtain in the mediation process. However, at least the mediator can reduce those gap. How do mediators balance power? And what factors cause the gap […]

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The Span and Depth of the Mediator’s Role

27 September 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News 0 Comment

It is indisputable that the role of the mediator in the process of conflict resolution through mediation is crucial. However, one question that comes up is, what is the extent of the role of a mediator or mediation agency in a conflict resolution process? This is a question that we […]

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Save the Date: Unraveling Land and Natural Resources Conflicts

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In dealing with land and natural resource conflicts, it is necessary to carry out a process to unravel the conflict.  Unravel the conflicts is one of the most important components in the process of resolving conflicts over land and natural resources. Because by unraveling the conflict, the root cause of […]

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Mediator as a Profession?

27 August 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News 0 Comment

When mediation is believed to be an alternative worthy of consideration as an effective method of handling agrarian and natural resource conflicts, the availability of reliable and qualified mediators is a must. However, although several institutions have conducted training for mediators, currently the actual number and capacity of mediators are […]

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