Source: (2005) In Conclusions and Resolutions of the Conference, Report by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, at the 26th Conference of European Ministers of Justice, Helsinki, 7-8 April. Council of Europe, MJU 26(2005)ConclE. Downloaded 9 September 2005.

THE MINISTERS participating in the 26th Conference of European Ministers of Justice (Helsinki, 7 and 8 April 2005); … 15. AGREE on the importance of promoting the restorative justice approach in their criminal justice systems; 16. ENCOURAGE the continuing work of the European Committee for Crime Problems (CDPC) in: •updating the European Prison Rules; •addressing the needs of victims of crime, including victims of terrorism and of serious violations of international humanitarian law; •examining means of enhancing crime prevention policies;

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