Mediation Between Mediation And Arbitration

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Mediation and Arbitration are both ways to fix a conflict, but in fact are very different. Mediation is when two parties negotiate what they want from this conflict . A mediator is involved to make sure the right steps are followed. This is unlike arbitration because in arbitration, each party presents their information to an arbitrator who decides what will happen. Mediation is nonbinding where as Arbitration is binding. In arbitration you are ordered to take it by an employer, by a judge or if you are compelled by contract. Where in Mediation participation is not mandatory. The victim or the offender can refuse to participate. Arbitration can take place anywhere although, it usually happens in a board or conference room, as long as…show more content…
The mediation process has a high rate of satisfaction with 75%. Even those who do not reach a conclusion are usually satisfied with the process. In mediation the solutions are usually more creative because the parties know what will work for them and what will not. Since mediation does not have to take place in the same room it can be used to solve large scale conflicts. Mediation was used by the UN between Portugal and Indonesia. Over the years, peacekeeping has drastically changed, because conflicts are changing. Canada learned firsthand how conflict has changed when we tried to help Rwanda on a peacekeeping mission that drastically failed. With the new liberal government, they have promised to take part in more peacekeeping missions. To do so it is important that we look at these new theories that we have discovered since our failures. Peacekeeping is used to put an immediate end to conflict and to help the fighting parties rebuild. The peacekeepers take part in many roles such as destroying surrendered weapons, training security and entrenching human rights. The first theory is the peacekeeping umbrella, it is designed to depict graphically the larger inclusion of peacekeeping activities. Such activities include monitoring, training and, aiding military and policing. The peacekeeping
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