Informal Dispute Resolution in the North East and Puttalam
Informal dispute resolution seemingly offers many advantages over formal means of redress. In particular, it is more flexible than the judicial system and can tackle issues which may be addressed by formal mechanisms.
This study, commissioned under UNHCR's 'Peaceful Co-existence Initiative', was conceived to identify existing mediation and informal dispute resolution mechanism at the local level, which may assist in the reintegration and reconciliation of local communities.
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