Tag Archives: RJ

‘Our key word really is alternative’

Inge reflects on the need for restorative justice in our society Inge Vanfraechem is the project manager of the ALTERNATIVE project. She is the driving force behind the partners. She also serves as the liaison between the partners and the … Continue reading

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“People in the community are committed to peace”

Tim Chapman is a lecturer in Restorative Practices at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. He is also a former Assistant Chief Probation Officer. As a part of the ALTERNATIVE project, Tim is delivering training at the university to community … Continue reading

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‘A kind of justice that borders on solidarity’

By Christa Pelikan After almost 30 years of working in this field, thinking, researching, discussing – I still hold on to the three core elements I have outlined following the discussion in the Committee of Experts on Mediation in Penal … Continue reading

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‘The Roma children were segregated’

By Dora Szegő While I was a sociology student at the university, I participated in research on education that studied the treatment of Roma children at schools in small villages. In such villages I met with people who live in deep … Continue reading

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‘Potentials in peacemaking’ workshop in Budapest, 6-7 November 2014

On 6 and 7 November 2014, Foresee Research Group and IRKS organised the workshop ‘Potentials in Peacemaking’ in Budapest, Hungary. For two days the two organisations worked together to present some of the action research done in Hungary and Austria. … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice and social conflict

By Mario Ragazzi Despite the general drop in temperatures, the political climate of this Autumn season in Belgium is extremely hot. On Thursday 6th November more than hundred thousand workers, union members and political activists marched in Brussels to protest … Continue reading

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Fenced, wired, walled: Endangered life

By Brunilda Pali This reflection was steered from a visit to Anneessens quarter, located right at the heart of Brussels city centre. Despite the central location, the quarter is an extremely impoverished area, with high population density, high unemployment rate, … Continue reading

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‘Children are able to communicate in a restorative way’

  By Borbála Fellegi Anna, my 5-and-half-year-old daughter spent a night at Magda, Anna’s 7-year-old best friend. After a pleasant evening, dinner and a bath, once Magda’s mother started to read a story for them, Magda started to cry. No one … Continue reading

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