This is an open call to victims, offenders and practitioners working with them to help us in shaping our Mayor’s new pan-London restorative justice service. Early this June, the Mayor of London commissioned us as part of a larger partnership called “Restore London” to set up and run a pan-London, victim-led restorative justice service. One of IARS’ key responsibilities is to gather the evidence for building this service which is due to be launched in 2017. This call is part of our effort to get victims and offenders’ views on it!
The House of Commons Justice Committee has launched an inquiry into the implications of Brexit for the justice system. The Committee has invited written submissions from expert and affected parties to enable it to present the Government with recommendations concerning the questions which it will need to address in the eventual Brexit negotiation process.
The Committee has provided the following context for the inquiry:
Re-humanizing Refugees: Stop Blanket Blaming by Kristina Harris
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Stop Blanket Blaming: Re-humanizing Refugees
Part 2: A continuing wait for Calais children by Kristina Harris
Throughout the month of October Eurodesk UK is running the Time to Move campaign, a collection of events for young people organised during October 2016. These activities will introduce you to the hundreds of possibilities through which you can go abroad and take part in an international project, explore Europe or gain experience you need for your future.
Part 1: Education & Employability by Kristina Harris
The House of Commons Justice Committee has published the final report from its inquiry into restorative justice. The Committee's inquiry into restorative justice, announced on 6 November 2015, set out to assess the effectiveness of restorative justice provision across the criminal justice system, with a specific focus on:
The IARS International Institute is pleased to announce a vacancy for an Office Administrator. We are looking for an ambitious individual to join us on our quest. The post is office-based (London, UK) and is part-time (four days per week), offered on a two year fixed term contract at £17,743 – £27,877 (pro rata). The contract is renewable and extendable (including making it permanent) depending on funding.
Originally published earlier in 2016 in an edition the Journal of Victims & Offenders entitled The Future of Restorative Justice, IARS is pleased to announce that Repositioning Restorative Justice in Europe by our Founder and Director, Dr theo Gavrielides, is now free to download. A brief introduction to this resource is provided below.