1. Natural Resource Conflict Transformation Project Phase-V “Partnerships for Peace”
NRCTC-N has implemented Natural Resource Conflict Transformation Project (NRCTP) ” Phase-V” under the financial and technical support of US donor agency, TMF. The project duration of this phase is two years from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020. The overall goal of the program is to unite broken hearts and contribute in creating peaceful and civilized society by transforming broader scale natural resource-based conflict cases through conflict transformation process.
- To transform 85 natural resource-based broader conflict cases through conflict transformation process by mobilizing facilitators, NRPs and regional/central project team.
- To orient about natural resource conflict transformation project’s overall goal, objectives, geographical coverage, strategies, and project updates among representatives of local government and other concerned stakeholders.
- To document and disseminate good practices and lessons learned through practice sharing and learning/experience sharing workshop and publication of success story, newsletter, and other IEC materials on conflict transformation process
- To create awareness on conflict transformation process through mobilization of media (FM/radio, print media, website, etc.)
- To enhance the capacity of conflict campaigners for effective implementation of transformation program in a cost-effective way.
- To increased coordination among elected local bodies in each district and establish one model mediation center along with enhancing capacity of 30 mediators.
2) Community Mediation Program
Community mediation program has been launched in 5 severely earthquake affected districts; Kavre, Sindhupalchok, Dolakha, Nuwakot and Rasuwa. The program was launched under the financial support of The Asia Foundation for the duration of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. The overall goal of the program is to promote peace and culture of dialogue in the societies by resolving local level disputes through community mediation approach. Other specific objectives are;
- To strengthen the capacity of 500 mediators to transform conflict cases through basic and advance level mediation training.
- To resolve different interpersonal and multi-stakeholder conflicts in local communities by mobilizing/building local capacities of mediators, interlocutors and dialogue for a members through a process of expansion and deepening community mediation approach.
- To prepare referral directory through mapping of existing access to justice and other social support services at lower level and orient mediators/service providers on prepared guideline to enhance their ability to recognize referral-warranted cases.
- To conduct Local level and district level practice sharing workshops bringing mediators and other service providers involved in mediation program for maximizing the opportunities of peer interaction and learning.
- To prepare case studies on community mediation and digital database on total cases registered, types of cases and breakdown of disputants etc. in a timely manner.