Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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CPD accredited Training Event: Victims' Rights in Restorative & Criminal Justice - 22nd January

We are pleased to announce that we will be hoding a CPD accredited training event "Victims' Rights in Restorative and Criminal Justice" on Thursday 22nd January 2015 - 10 am - 13:00pm at the Canada Water Library (21 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7AR).


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Internship opportunity: Fundraising Events Assistant

IARS is looking for a Fundraising events assistant intern who will support the organisation with fundraising events for the Abused No More project with refugee and asylum-seeking women. The role will also involve exploring alternate fundraising options for the project.

 


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Grants of up to £150,000 for IARS' Partners: Expressions of Interest - Impact Readiness Fund

As one of the approved providers for the Impact Readiness Fund we are looking for social ventures with an ambition to grow and become sustainable. A £1.5 million worth fund managed by the Social Investment Business for the Cabinet Office aims to support social ventures to understand and improve their social impact with a view to attract social investment and win contracts.


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Happy Human Rights Day: Bridging the human rights gap in criminal justice

On this year's international human rights day, I offer my reflections on a human centered criminal justice system. These were generated following the 19th and 20th of November IARS’ 3rd Annual International Conference – A victim-led Criminal Justice System?  which I had the honour of chairing.


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IARS PRESS RELEASE: Victims' rights - changing the law and mindsets

Over 20 countries were represented at the IARS 3rd Annual International Conference – A victim-led Criminal Justice System?  that took place on 19-20 November marking International Restorative Justice Week.


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Are the voices of young people being heard? Still a long way to go...

Following the successful conclusion of the London Youth Now programme, IARS is pleased to announce the release of its evaluation report "Youth Voices Matter". The report is the output of the 5-year Big Lottery funded the "London Youth Now" programme.


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Overcoming the barriers to social inclusion for young people in vulnerable situations - Malta 2014

The role of youth work in supporting young people in vulnerable situations will be discussed at an international conference that will be taking place on the 25th 28th November in Malta.


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International Restorative Justice week 2014: Mainstreaming innovation

I remember one afternoon in November 2012 in Vancouver, asking my friend Dr. Evelyn Zellerer, Director of Canadian-based Peace of the Circle, why Restorative Justice week is not a international event. Initiated by the Correctional Service Canada (CSC), it has been celebrated annually across Canada since 1996.