conciliation conciliation  /kən ˌsɪ li ˈeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
  2. (n) any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration
  3. (n) the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity

Synonym(s)

News

  • Vanoil TEA Expires With Rwandan MNR

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2013) - Vanoil Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:VEL), reports that the current Technical Evaluation Agreement ("TEA") with the Rwandan Ministry of Natural Resources has expired effective June 13, 2013. The Company has referred this matter to the Conciliation Committee pursuant to Article 10 of the TEA agreement "settlement of disputes".
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. BA chief executive Willie Walsh said: "We welcome the progress made today and are confident that a settlement can be achieved through conciliation which will protect our customers from the possibility of disruption. We are proud of the...
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Willie Walsh Source: BBC News

  2. "This short deadline reflects Congress's strong preference for the prompt resolution of employment discrimination allegations through voluntary conciliation and cooperation," Alito said.
    on May 29, 2007 By: Samuel Alito Source: Forbes

  3. "This step comes in the efforts to form a national conciliation government," Fayyad said.
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Salam Fayyad Source: Independent

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