Conflict Resolution and Prevention Specialist
Ichsan Malik is a leading facilitator for mediation, conflict resolution who held fast his values of developing local leadership in peace building, in times of extreme crisis in politics and resources allocation in Maluku, Poso, Aceh.
Specializing in conflict management, as a psychologist, Ichsan’s skills maximized the benefits of local partnerships, trust building and long term commitment to eliciting local knowledge in understanding conflict.
In the popular Maluku ‘Baku Bae’ (referring to an agreement to make peace) one can witness Ichsan’s strategic role to draw Christian and Muslim groups to one negotiating table. Ichsan set up Peace Building Programs (since 2003, ongoing), in Maluku Baku Bae, in Poso, Central Sulawesi, as a Facilitator responsible for carrying out workshops for combatants, journalists, lawyers, religious/traditional leaders, NGOs.
Ichsan also led a Peace Facilitator Education Program for Community Based Rapid Response to Conflict Prevention In 7 Provinces, in Central Sulawesi, East Sulawesi, Maluku, North Maluku, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur and set up a Conflict Early Warning System in 3 Provinces, Aceh, Ambon and West Kalimantan with ITP since 2003 till this day, as a Team Leader.