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The UK MEREPS Project reported its findings at national conference

Uploaded at: 2011. 07. 06.


On the 29th June, the UK MEREPS Project "Children and Young People in Custody: What Restorative Justice has to say" presented its findings at a national conference titled "Reclaiming justice for communities through restorative approaches"

Dr. Gavrielides, author of the UK MEREPS report and Director of IARS presented the following session points:

  • Findings from the European Union funded project Mediation and Restorative Justice in Prison Settings (MEREPS) run by IARS.
  • Restorative justice, punishment and imprisonment: how reconcilable are they?
  • The picture of restorative justice in the juvenile secure estate.
  • Creating and implementing a national restorative justice strategy in the juvenile secure estate.

To see Dr. Gavrielides' forum presentation click here.

The UK MEREPS Report will be launched at a national conference organised by IARS and other leading agencies later in the year. For more information contact Dr. Theo Gavrielides [email protected]

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