ADR training in areas of mediation techniques, key laws & gender equality, and inclusion (24th-25th May 2022)

ADR training in areas of mediation techniques, key laws & gender equality, and inclusion (24th-25th May 2022)

From Tuesday 24th to Wednesday 25th May 2022, at Eastgate Hotel in Ngoma District, AJPRODHO conducted 2days of training for 152 participants on Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR). The participants included all ESs of cells, Abunzi representatives, IZUs representatives, GFP representatives, youth representatives, Civil Status Office representatives, FBO representatives as well as CNF representatives. The ADR training was mostly about mediation techniques, key laws & gender equality, and inclusion with the aim of reducing cumulative cases referred to courts. Both training facilitators Me. Anathole Nkurunziza and Mrs. Rosette MUTESI have clearly shared with the participants the background and the role of ADR to resolve disputes without trials and how this model will contribute to socio-economic development. Gender-based Mediation understanding was emphasized as the Key that enables women to highlight important issues of GBS as younger women were ranked among those at risk of Violence. The participants committed to making efforts to help the community resolve conflicts/disputes through ADR available techniques to further reduce the time and cost spent for taking their cases to courts.