Source: (2004) Newsletter of the European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice. December. 5(3): 5. Downloaded 1 February 2005.

The aim of the Ukrainian Centre for Common Ground and its sister organizations is nothing less than "to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches towards co-operative approaches." A major part of its activity is the introduction of restorative justice into the Ukrainian justice system. It has developed strategic partnerships with the Supreme Court, the general Prosecution academy within the Prosecutor's office and other key agencies, and in November 2004 it planned a conference to be addressed by senior judges and by Roman Koval the director of UCCG. (excerpt)