Marian Conflict Resolution Centre-MCRC is a non-profit organization based in Sunyani the regional capital of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, located at the Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre. The Centre was established by the Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Giving to Ghana Foundation (GTGF)- New York and Catholic Diocese of Sunyani (CDS) in the year 2011. The official opening of the center was graced by the Chief Justice of Ghana, Her Ladyship Georgina Theodora Wood and former Dean of Fordham School of Law John D. Feerick and other dignitaries.
The Centre was established to create an environment where Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes are embraced and employed to develop mutual understanding and appreciation of differences in order to improve people’s wellbeing.
MCRC has acquired competence and reputation as ADR training service provider. The center in collaboration with Fordham University School of Law-New York, SEED Association-Switzerland, Hugh L. Carey Centre of Dispute Resolution-New York, St. John University School of Law-New York has trained people of diverse background such as students, administrators, lawyers, clergies, teachers, civil servants as professional and certified mediators and arbitrators since 2011.
MCRC aims to become a center of excellence for conflict resolution by providing professional and effective dispute resolution services and empowering people to prevent, manage and resolve disputes.
The MCRC seeks to train and provide services in conflict resolution and management as well as justice for all in the Ghanaian Community in particular and Africa in general. Also to provide an excellent environment for learning and promote outstanding competence in negotiation, mediation and arbitration between and among individuals, corporate bodies, businesses, political leaders and parties, chiefs and traditional leaders, Unions and Associations, warring factions, etc.