The Central African Republic (CAR) has been suffering from long-lasting conflicts and is now required to establish the rule of law through Transitional Justice. Transitional justice is for the recovery of countries devastated by conflict. The United Nations describes Transitional Justice as ‘the full range of processes and mechanisms associated
Vital Nshimirimana discusses the transitional justice process as planned by the government of Burundi for 2012. He argues that issues including ongoing insecurity, human rights abuses, lack of dialogue and trust among social partners, as well as lack of rule of law will undermine the process.
In this timely article, Kenneth Cloke reflects on the potential of mediation to inspire conflict transformation and social development in times of interpersonal as well as international crisis.
Technical aspects of mediation are also discussed, as Cloke draws from his considerable experience in the field, offering practical and accessible advice