Recent Submissions

  • Access to remedy through consensual processes 

    Ganson, Brian (2018)
    A growing number of non-judicial mechanisms purport to address the grievances of individuals and communities whose human rights may be adversely impacted by a business enterprise. Whether and how such mechanisms can provide ...
  • Building municipal capacity : lessons from 'top down' and 'bottom up' state building 

    Ganson, Brian (2016)
    As companies engage to help build municipal capacity in South Africa, it may be useful to situate these efforts within the experience of international attempts to drive good governance and development through ‘state ...
  • Business in the transition to democracy in South Africa : historical and contemporary perspectives 

    Ganson, Brian (2017)
    This paper was written as a contribution to the research initiative entitled Engaging the Business Community as a New Peacebuilding Actor. It is a joint project of the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (ACDS), CDA ...
  • Between harmony and justice : an interview with Ivan Ormachea 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Ormachea, Ivan (2015)
    Ivan Ormachea specializes in conflict prevention, conflict transformation dialogue and mediation. He works on social and environmental issues related to extractive industries, and on family, commercial, workplace and ...
  • Culture of conflict resolution : an interview with Ashok Panikkar 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Panikkar, Ashok (2015)
    Ashok Panikkar is a is Meta-Culture's principle consultant and a passionate conflict resolution professional. He has worked as a conflict management consultant, mediator, facilitator and trainer all over the United States, ...
  • Government and governance : an interview with Giselle Ober 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Ober, Giselle (2015)
    Giselle Ober has a PhD in the field of conflict transformation from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. She has over 20 years of experience working in the conflict transformation ...
  • Incremental steps towards trust : an interview with David Plumb 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Plumb, David (2015)
    David Plumb is director for Latin America at the Consensus Building Institute (CBI). David is a mediator, facilitator, trainer and researcher specializing in consensus building, negotiation, conflict resolution and ...
  • Business, conflict and peaceful development 

    Ramphele, Mamphela (2017)
    This paper was written as a contribution to the research initiative entitled Engaging the Business Community as a New Peacebuilding Actor. It is a joint project of the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (ACDS), CDA ...
  • Mind the gap : an interview with Brian Ganson 

    Ganson, Brian; Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo (2015)
    Brian Ganson heads the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. He engages with multinational companies, governments, community advocates and other international actors as ...
  • Theorising MSMEs in contexts of urban violence 

    Ganson, Brian; Hoelscher, Kristian (LSE Press, 2021)
    What are the relationships between and among small businesses, conflict, and peaceful development in contexts of urban violence? Here, the complex formal and informal divisions of economic, political and social power, ...
  • Swimming with crocodiles : an interview with Kim Wilson 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Wilson, Kim (2015)
    Kim Wilson is an experienced engagement specialist, mediator, facilitator and alternative dispute resolution practitioner. He has successfully conducted mediations for over 15 years, many involving multiple parties and ...
  • Public sector challenges : an interview with Kate Kopischke 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Kopischke, Kate (2015)
    Kate Kopischke is an independent mediator specializing in stakeholder engagement, dispute prevention, and dispute resolution in the natural resources sectors. Kate’s work involves conflict assessments and facilitation ...
  • Of angels and devils : an interview with Merrick Hoben 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Hoben, Merrick (2015)
    Merrick Hoben is the Director of the Consensus Building Institute’s Washington, D.C., Regional Office, a Practitioner Associate at the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program and Faculty Associate at the Lincoln Institute ...
  • Making up for lost time : an interview with Alex B. Muhweezi 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Muhweezi, Alex B. (2015)
    Alex Muhweezi is an ecologist (MSc) with 28 years of experience in the field of environmental management in Uganda and East Africa. He manages the Kampala-based consulting firm Future Dialogues International, which he ...
  • When all else fails : an interview with Stef Snel 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Snel, Stef (2015)
    Stef Snel is an experienced practitioner and facilitator in multiparty mediation, conflict facilitation, policing, peace building and organisational problem solving. He practices in the public, business and non-governmental ...
  • The power of the Third Side : an interview with Pablo Lumerman 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo (2015)
    Pablo Lumerman is a dialogue and development facilitator and a community-company-government conflict mediator. Pablo holds a degree with honors in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires. He also holds a ...
  • Getting beyond "ground zero" : an interview with Pascal Da Rocha 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Da Rocha, Pascal (2015)
    Pascal Da Rocha has over 18 years of experience in crisis negotiations in volatile environments. He provides political advisory and political mediation activities for organizations such as UN, NATO, and EU. His thematic ...
  • The value of inter-cultural intelligence : an interview with Mirna Angela Cuentas 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Mirna Angela, Cuentas (2015)
    Mirna Angela Cuentas is an expert facilitator of State-Business-Community dialogues. She has recently been involved with the Conflict Transformation Collaborative (CTC). She has worked for many years with indigenous ...
  • The art of representation :an interview with Mia Quiaoit-Corpus 

    Botha, Linda; Lumerman, Pablo; Quiaoit-Corpus, Mia (2015)
    Mia Quiaoit-Corpus is Executive Director of the Conflict Resolution Group Foundation, an NGO focused on delivering non-adversarial processes of dispute resolution across the Asia Pacific Region. She has 9 years of ...