Source: (2008) Report of the fifth conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice, Building restorative justice in Europe: cooperation between the public, policy makers, practitioners and researchers, Verona.

The starting questions for the first two presentations about the Hungarian system were the following: how to improve the efficiency of a centrally structured VOM service? How to develop the methodological and communicational aspects of mediation after not more than 1.5 year of practice? How to concretise some changes in the professional culture of a Central European country having strong centralised and legalistic legal traditions? (excerpt)