Challenges in Handling Community Disputes – Singapore’s Context
Mr Thirunal Karasu brings with him many years of experience in grassroots and community related social activities. Due to his expertise, he has been invited to serve in different Ministries in various capacities over the last 15 years. During the course of his involvement in social activities, he has helped numerous people from different walks of life resolve their conflicts and disputes. As an Executive Master Mediator with the Community Mediation Centre, he has mediated numerous disputes, and also assisted in mentoring and counselling junior mediators to handle conflicts tactfully and thoughtfully. He brings with him valuable experience on how disputes can be resolved without going to court by using the techniques that he has acquired from over 20 years of mediating disputes. He was also appointed asa Tribunal Mediator by the Ministry of Law to mediate Community Dispute Resolution Tribunal (CDRT) cases.