With more than 27 million cases pending in its courts, India faces immense challenges to quick and efficient dispute resolution. There is a growing recognition throughout India that confining dispute resolution to an adversarial system of litigation and arbitration is not tenable.
Dispute resolution and restorative justice were integral to Rwanda’s re-writing of its national narrative in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide. Both also played a traditional role in pre-colonial Rwandan society.
News From the Traditional to the Modern: Mediation in China Mediation has been part of China’s cultural fabric for thousands of years. The process of a respected neutral assisting parties in the resolution of a dispute has existed since ancient times. As China evolved from its ancient past into a feudal society, to imperial, to the present day, expectations of mediation have changed.