Posts By Preeti Thapa

Notes from the Field

Local Mediation: A Transformative Approach to Conflict in Nepal

June 25, 2010

Often, when the prospect of peace is moving forward at the national level, citizens continue to experience the impacts of conflict, particularly at the local level. This is very much the case in Nepal today – emerging from nearly a decade-long open civil war – as the Constituent Assembly struggles toward a peace process at […]

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Notes from the Field

From Nepal: Social Transformation through Community Mediation

September 17, 2008

In the area of Devpura Village Development Community in Dhanusha District, Nepal, Kaladhar Jha had a property dispute with his brother, Devendra, which went on for almost 20 years. Even during festive occasions, like marriage ceremonies and social events, the two brothers refused to visit each other’s homes. Since the two brothers faced a lot […]

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