About Savath Meas
Savath Meas is a mediator and founder of the Cambodian Centre for Mediation (CCM). He is a leading pioneer in the development of mediation in Cambodia. Established in 2010, CCM is committed to the promotion of peaceful and equitable resolution of conflict. It advances collaborative conflict resolution through mediation by providing high quality mediation services and education and training for the community, civil society and government.
Mr. Meas began his mediation journey as an ADR coordinator for the Access to Justice Project, a joint ADR and mediation program under the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Royal Government of Cambodia, from 2007 through 2010. As president of the board of directors, he leads CCM initiatives in ADR and mediation programs. He has assisted numerous NGOs and government agencies in the formation and implementation of formal ADR programs. In particular, he developed ADR and mediation programs for the Justice Service Centres at the district level and Commune Dispute Resolution Committees at the community level, under the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of the Interior.
Mr. Meas has served as an international accredited professional mediator of the Mainland Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHJMC).
Mr. Meas has been a mediator since 2012, and he has facilitated consensus-building dialogues on land rights disputes among the conflict parties in communities. He has mediated a variety of disputes, such as family, divorce, land disputes, and organizational cases. His diverse mediation experience includes cases in the areas of:
- Land use disputes – landlord/tenant, property damage, boundary and family heritage, community and neighborhood disputes
- Family and children – divorce, child custody, spousal support, minor domestic violence
- Contracts – commercial contracts, sub-contracts, vendor disputes
- Community forestry disputes
- Building management
- Human resources