Research reports

ALTERNATIVE- Developing alternative understandings of security and justice through restorative justice approaches in intercultural settings within democratic societies

Restorative Justice in cases of domestic violence: Best practice examples between increasing mutual understanding and awareness of specific protection needs

Desistance and Restorative Justice: Mechanisms for desisting from crime within restorative justice practices

Developing integrated responses to sexual violence: An interdisciplinary research project on the potential of restorative justice

Victims and Restorative Justice: An empirical study of the needs, experiences and position of victims within restorative justice practices

Developing judicial training for restorative justice: Towards an European approach

  • Developing judicial training for restorative justice: Towards an European approach. Final research report, 2014 (Tzeni Varfi, Stephan Parmentier & Ivo Aertsen (eds.))
  •  Workbook Judicial training in restorative justice, 2014 (Tzeni Varfi & Stephan Parmentier)

The research report and the practical guide can be bought in paper version. If you are interested, please contact the Secretariat.

Accessibility and Initiation of Restorative Justice

The research report and the practical guide can be bought in paper version. If you are interested, please contact the Secretariat.

How can Peacemaking Circles be implemented in countries governed by the “principle of legality?

Conferencing: A way forward for Restorative Justice in Europe

The practical guide can be bought in paper version (members: 10 euro; non members: 15 euro + postage costs). If you are interested, please contact the Secretariat.

Building social support for restorative justice:

AGIS 3: An agenda for Europe:

Restorative Justice and Crime Prevention:

AGIS 2: Meeting the challenges of introducing victim-offender mediation in Central and Eastern Europe

AGIS 1: Working towards the creation of European training models for practitioners and legal practitioners in relation to restorative justice practices

More information on the different projects can be found here.