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Facing growing pressure and concern to generate a strategy to address land and property issues in Marawi, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) turned to the Consensus Building Institute. CBI mediators have helped develop systems to manage post-conflict land and property issues in peace processes in Guatemala, Timor Leste, and Sri Lanka.
It’s hard to find an arena closer to people’s hearts than their schools. In Nicholas County, West Virginia, despite shrinking enrollment and tight budgets, the rival high schools in Richwood and Summersville have served as the centers of civic community life. So it wasn’t surprising that a proposal to consolidate the schools erupted in controversy and intense conflict.
As energy extraction and production technology has advanced, a whole host of issues around siting arose across stakeholders. CBI outlines seven key lessons from mitigating these types of conflicts and announces a new book.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, role play simulations serve as a powerful tool to help South Carolina communities address the impacts of climate change.
A small riverfront community in New York confronts the challenges of sea level rise head-on through work with CBI.
As a coastal city, San Francisco faces impacts from rising sea levels, flooding and storms, so they launch a design competition to find novel planning solutions.
Community advisory groups (CAGs) can play an important role in engaging the community to manage long-term cleanup sites. However, it's vital to set them up for success.
Merrick Hoben and David Plumb explain three process observations from their work with palm oil and salmon in Latin America.
CBI and Convergence convened an unusual coalition of budget experts and advocates to brainstorm new ideas to improve managing the U.S. budget.
Cognitive biases can provide shortcuts to decision-making, but in complex and contentious processes, they often get in the way of making the best agreements.
When Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) threatened public health and drinking water safety, CBI helped convene regional summits and create 12 action plans to address water quality in New York.
Joint fact finding alone is not always enough when facing issues that span over broad geographic areas and may take years to examine.