Belgium and Sri Lanka showcase their different approach to power sharing, the nature of various conflicts in the countries which rose out of language diversity and how they dealt with it. While Sri Lanka applied Majoritarianism, Belgium used Accommodation.
The Sri Lankan Tamils began an upheaval with the objectives of acknowledging Tamil as an official language, social and political equality and regional sovereignty. In contrast to the above Belgium took up the approach of Accommodation as positive steps to resolve their differences.
Belgium ensured stability through its policy of Accommodation; Whereas in Srilanka, majoritarianism continues to be a threat to the unity and growth.