ACCESS Facility hosts a global community of dialogue facilitators. These experienced professionals from around the world use consensus-based processes to help communities, companies, and governments resolve disputes through dialogue by engaging constructively to find their way to rights-compatible, interest-based solutions to common challenges.
The opening conference of ACCESS provided a platform for experts from all over the world to discuss the current challenges and opportunities in company-community conflicts. During the conference, five dialogue facilitators experienced in company-community conflict resolution shared their firsthand experience with the audience.
These videos reflect the panel titled: "Roles for Neutrals", featuring experienced dialogue faciliators:
- Antonio Bernales, Director of Futuro Sostenible;
- David Fairman, Managing Director at Consensus Building Institute (CBI);
- Femi Ajibola, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at New Nigeria Foundation (NNF);
- Gina Barbieri, Senior Specialist Ombudsman at the Office of the Compliance Advisor / Ombudsman (CAO).
The session was moderated by David Kovick, Senior Advisor at Shift.
The first video is a preview of the panel discussion:
The second video contains the full panel discussion: