Source: (2007) Briefing Paper #1. Restorative Peacebuilding Project. New York: Working Party of Resotrative Justice. Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

The work of peacebuilding in postconflict societies presents significant challenges and opportunities. This paper introduces restorative peacebuilding, and explores its implications for the work of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (Commission) and postconflict societies. This is the first of a series of papers to provide information and support to post-conflict societies and to the Commission regarding the use of restorative justice in the work of peacebuilding. It is offered as an invitation to explore a new way of thinking about justice, and to initiate dialogue about restorative peacebuilding. (excerpt)

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