Project information

IARS International Annual Conference 2014

the “Restorative Justice in Europe: Safeguarding Victims & Empowering Professionals” (RJE) is a transnational two year project that started on 1st December 2012. It aims to facilitate the implementation of the restorative justice related articles (principally Articles 12 and 25) of the Directive 201

2 years

Charity information: The IARS International Institute

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  • Need

    Need


    we know that restorative justice helps victims which is why they deserve better access at any stage of the criminal justice system. that's why we recently introduced proposals allowing for pre-sentence restorative justice, as well as a new action plan to support greater consistency and quality in its delivery.

    Solution

    The Directive establishes minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA. The RJE focuses on the implementation of the restorative justice related articles.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    EU member states will need to have demonstrated that they have modified their domestic laws.

    Activities

    » he European Union has entered into a process of legislative and policy reforms with the aim of repositioning the victim in criminal proceedings

    RJE's activities were organised into 5 workstreams (WK) following a clear and methodological order


  • Impact

    Impact

    RJE’s general objective is to produce scientific and practical results that will be directly used by victims, users of the criminal justice system, decision makers, policy makers and practitioners in their national implementation of the Victims' Directives. The produced material are evidence-based, and reflect the needs and wishes of victims and professionals. RJE's scientific and practical results will be written in English, Bulgarian, German, Dutch and Greek.

    Risk

    The Directive establishes minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA. The RJE focuses on the implementation of the restorative justice related articles.

    Reporting

    Findings will be presented from IARS Restorative Justice in Europe: Safeguarding Victims & Empowering Professionals, as well as cutting edge research from around the world.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £4,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £4,000 2day international conference Findings of the project and research from around the world
  • Background

    Location

    Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, London EC4Y 9BT

    Beneficiaries

    The Directive establishes minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA. The RJE focuses on the implementation of the restorative justice related articles.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS) is a well-recognised, international think-tank known for its bottom-up methods of citizen participation, as well as its strong and independent evidence-base approach to social problem solving.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Theo Gavrielides

    IARS' Founder & Director