Challenges of Handling Conflict During Elections

28 November 2023 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Amid the frenzied wave of elections, where the public spotlight is on the political stage, behind the scenes, the problems of land conflicts and exploitation of natural resources continue to simmer in the background. In addition to the big question of the relevance of elections with so many problems and […]

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Adequate Data for Initial Conflict Reporting

31 July 2023 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Data is of paramount importance in tackling agrarian and natural resource conflicts. It constitutes the foundation of the information to be included in a conflict grievance report. The presence of adequate data, which has been sufficiently verified, will assist the concerned parties, mediators, and relevant authorities in comprehending the dispute […]

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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

27 November 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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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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