Bhutan has a long history of resolving disputes through mechanisms, such as mediation. According to some sources, traditional mediation, commonly known as nangkha nangdrik in Bhutanese, has been an integral part of Bhutanese culture and tradition, dating back to the 7th century.
To address conflict resolution initiatives throughout its global network, the Weinstein International Foundation convened a series of five regional conferences in Italy, Singapore, the Republic of Georgia, Peru and Kenya.
The concept of accountability in public services covers a range of democratic responsibilities and good governance, such as legal compliance, regulatory standards, transparency of decision-making and fiscal probity.
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.