This past January, as a part of the project JUSTIN Erasmus, we have visited two important places for restorative justice in Belgium (and Europe), namely our long-term partner… ›› more
Many of our supporters and those interested in information on current trends in restorative justice had the opportunity to watch the Finnish documentary Eye to Eye, which presents… ›› more
The development of mediation in serious crime cases is the theme of our new JUSTIN project, which we launched in partnership with the Ministry of Justice of the… ›› more
The report was produced as part of our new JUSTIN project, which was launched on 10 June, 2022, in Bratislava. In the report states, for example, that –… ›› more
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The JUSTIN project, implemented under the Erasmus+ call in partnership between the Czech Institute for Restorative Justice and the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic, develops the possibilities of restorative justice in cases of serious crime.
The project – lasting 22 months, from April 2022 to February 2024 – builds the capacities of mediators to implement mediations or similar restorative meetings in cases of serious crime in both countries by creation of a methodological manual, by cooperation of representatives of the above-mentioned partner organizations with a foreign partner from Finland (Criminal Sanctions Agency – RISE) and the Belgian organization Moderator, by training mediatorsfacilitating restorative meetings of victims, offenders and other participants, and by expanding the experience gained in Czechia, Slovakia and other European countriesin partnership with the European Forum for Restorative Justice.
REPORT ON THE STATE OF MEDIATION IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS IN CZECHIA AND SLOVAKIA
We have created a document informing about the current state of mediation in both countries, including a description of legislation, statistics, research, current practice and calls for systemic change.
The report was presented at the JUSTIN opening meeting on 10 June 2022 in Bratislava and can be found here (in Czech language).
PROJECT LAUNCH – MEETING IN BRATISLAVA
Read more detailed information about the opening meeting of Czech and Slovak partners on 10 June 2022 here.
STUDY TRIP TO THE CRIMINAL SANCTIONS AGENCY (RISE) IN FINLAND
Short information and photos can be found on our FB here and here.
Details of the August 2022 trip including outputs – information on the implementation of restorative meetings in serious crime cases in Finland can be found here.