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announcement

On 29 May 2024 the European Restorative Justice Award ceremony took place in Tallinn, and we are excited to announce that the 7th laureate is The Encounter of the Encounters.

update on the organisation

The membership of the EFRJ has (re)elected 4 Board members. 

update on the organisation

After the successful migration, our website is fully functional again. Now you can register again for our upcoming conference in Tallinn, or respond to our open calls. 

announcement

We are sad to share the news about the passing of our beloved colleague, Kris Vanspauwen. 

policy

Why did the EFRJ, its members and other stakeholders give feedback and what are our aims? 

announcement

The EFRJ never asks you for a wire transfer or sends you unknown attachments. 

vacancy

Join the EFRJ Secretariat: the EFRJ is recruiting a 30% Project Officer for the EU funded project "i-RESTORE 2.0: Accessible Quality Restorative Justice Processes for Children in Contact with the Law in Europe". Apply before 6 September 2023!

update on the organisation

It was announced on the 2023 Annual General Meeting of the EFRJ that Tim Chapman resigned from his membership in the Board and the Board co-opted Lucy Jaffé as a new Board Member. 

policy

Updating the 2006 Recommendation on assistance to crime victims, the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers has issued a new Recommendation providing a detailed guidance on rights, services, and support for victims of crime. By calling upon member states to guarantee access to justice for victims, the new Recommendation highlights the use of restorative justice throughout its text. Article 18, in particular, is dedicated to promote the availability of restorative justice services within Europe.

EFRJ event

Celebrate with us this year's International Women's Day by watching for free this powerful movie about a restorative justice testimony and meeting the film director on the 10 of March to engage in a conversation with her. The movie is already available under condition of registration and till the 10 of March only!  

policy

On the occasion of the Restorative Justice Week 2022, the EFRJ launches a new publication, the first (double) issue of the Restorative Justice Policy News. Get the document! 

update on the organisation

On 10 November the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) voted to adopt the new Constitution of the EFRJ.