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It it isn't too late to apologize.

Source: (2011) Revisioning Justice. Restorative Justice Week 2011. Correctional Services Canada.Recently I heard about Restorative Justice, where you are able to make amends to the victims you have harmed. I am inspired by this concept. I se... READ MORE

Evaluating the neighbourhood justice cenre in Yarra.

Source: (2010) Melbourne, Victoria: Victorian Department of Justice.The NJC is located in a purpose-built site in the suburb of Collingwood, within the City of Yarra. The Centre offers a range of justice and social services including: • Magi... READ MORE

Reactions on two unconnected murders in my family.

Source: (2010) Reflexions past, present and future. Restorative Justice Week 2010. Correctional Services of Canada.Use of this kind of conflict resolution has wide application and is, I think, the way forward to true healing and restorative justic... READ MORE

An inmate's story.

Source: (2010) Reflexions past, present and future. Restorative Justice Week 2010. Correctional Services of Canada.Part of this healing process, for me, was a seminar in which Wilma Derksen was the guest speaker. At this seminar, I was moved to te... READ MORE

A personal awakening.

Source: (2010) Reflexions past, present and future. Restorative Justice Week 2010. Correctional Services of Canada.In the fall of 2009, I had the opportunity to become involved in Restorative Justice workshops at the federal institution where I am... READ MORE

Seminar with National Specialised Bodies to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination on Mediation and Other Forms of Dispute Resolution in Cases of Racism and Racial Discrimination: Report

Source: (2006) European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance, Council of EuropeThe aim of this seminar was to provide specialised bodies with a theoretical and methodological framework in the field of mediation. At the same time the seminar ... READ MORE

My Experience of Youth Conferencing

Source: (-0001) Youth Conference Service of Nothern Ireland.A 15-year of offender relates his experience with the Northern Ireland Youth Conferencing programme. READ MORE

A Restorative Response to Harm in Schools

Source: (-0001) Mennonite Central Committee, Canada.This brief article discusses restorative responses to bullying as a way of responding to the needs of both the bully and the one being bullied. READ MORE

Training Standards for Mediators.

Source: (2005) European Forum for Restorative Justice website.These standards set forth the terms and procedures for acquiring the required minimum of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to mediate, which is the basis for inclusion in the M... READ MORE

Procedural and Ethical Rules of Conduct for Mediators.

Source: (2005) European Forum for Restorative Justice website.The purpose of these rules is to serve as basic rules in the practical activities of mediators who shall abide by them. On the basis of these rules the mediator shall strive to strengt... READ MORE