Our vision is to become the leading mediation service provider in Indonesia that provides effective, independent, and reliable support for the resolution of land-use and natural resource management conflicts.
- Promote mediation as an effective approach for resolving land use and natural resource management conflicts.
- Serve as a neutral and reliable source of information about the mediation of land use and natural resource management conflicts.
- Provide effective and responsive mediation design, assessment, and referral services.
- Provide support for appropriate regulatory and policy reform through the use of public policy mediation.
- Develop a sustainable institutional model.
In partnership with our stakeholders, CRU works to build confidence in the use of mediation to resolve land use and natural resource management conflict, through:
- Conducting pilot projects for proof-of-concept testing, and to develop guidelines for best practices in the mediation of conflict;
- Raising awareness, conducting training, workshops and capacity building events for assessors and mediators, private sector enterprises, government agencies, non-government organizations, and local communities;
- Creating a national referral system – the National Register of Assessors and Mediators – that is accessible to any organization or community requiring such services;
- Supporting mediation processes, including initial assessment, facilitation and mediation support, and the monitoring and evaluation of mediation processes, to ensure they are effective, and based on best practices; and
- Undertaking research that improves knowledge about land use and natural resource management conflicts, and the efficacy of mediation as a means for conflict resolution.
We aim to build a sustainable and effective CRU, with a focus on the following immediate priorities:
- Raising awareness about CRU and our services and capabilities;
- Engaging with existing land use and natural resource management initiatives;
- Creating the National Register of Assessors and Mediators;
- Developing an effective national referral system for conflict assessment and resolution;
- Providing information and insight into existing land and natural resource management conflicts in Indonesia, including the costs of conflict for private enterprises and communities; and
- Conducting pilot projects on conflict mediation.