Vol. 3, Issue 9 (2017)
Ethnic cultural mediation for conflict resolution
Author(s): Taufik Siregar
Abstract: The potential wisdom of ethnic culture plays an important role in mediation for conflict resolution. In the formation of a forum of mediation in the resolution of civil disputes to achieve an agreement involves the cultural aspect. This paper focuses on the mediators who seek an ethnic cultural approach to the parties to minimize the differences towards the solution of mutual solution (win win solutions). Using ethnic cultural mediation institution as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) may bring advantages, among which are: Relatively cheaper compared to other alternatives. It concludes that ethnic cultural approach is opening the possibility of mutual trust among disputing parties and to avoid hostility and resentment.