Alternative Dispute Resolution for Government

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) provides professional services to a wide range of Federal, state, and local government agencies to resolve disputes, design conflict management systems, build capacity for constructive conflict management, and strengthen inter-agency and public-private cooperation. In offering these services, FMCS draws on more than 70 years of experience in conflict management and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, including negotiation, mediation, convening, facilitation, training, and systems design.