There are individual and organisational membership categories. Membership benefits include reduction in conference fees, reduction in publication costs and a reduced price subscription to Restorative Justice: An international Journal

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European Restorative Justice Award


In celebration of our 10th anniversary we launched the "European Restorative Justice Award". This recognises and celebrates outstanding contributions to the development of restorative justice within Europe. Read more about the award, winners and nomination procedure here.

The European Forum for Restorative Justice aims to help establish and develop victim-offender mediation and other restorative justice practices throughout Europe

Upcoming events

  • 15/05/2014

    Training Seminar on ‘Accessibility and Initiation of Restorative Justice’

    The European Forum for Restorative Justice is happy to invite you to the Training Seminar on ‘Accessibility and Initiation of Restorative Justice’...

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  • 11/06/2014

    8th International Conference of the EFRJ in Belfast

    A joint organisation of the Queen's University Belfast, University of Ulster, and the European Forum for Restorative Justice





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A questionnaire has been sent to judges and public prosecutors in the 27 member states, to help us to obtain an understanding of the use of RJ within and outside the sentencing framework in criminal matters.

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The main objective of this 4-year project (2012 – 2016) is to develop alternative understandings of security and justice through restorative justice approaches in intercultural settings within democratic societies.

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  • 08/04/2014

    Judicial training in Belfast, Northern Ireland (April 2014)

    On April 1, 2014, 22 prosecutors attended the training on "Raising awareness on RJ”, organised in the framework of the EC funded project...

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  • 07/04/2014

    Desistance project workshop in Austria discussed new perspectives of RJ for serious cases

    On 3 April 2014 our partners Veronika Hofinger and Walter Hammerschick (IRKS) welcomed almost 30 mediators, delegates from the Ministry of Justice,...

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