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Best is yet to come

As Frank Sinatra sang "Best is yet to come. You think you've seen the sun. But you ain't seen it shine". This is how I feel, ready to move on from my role as IARS' Director. 

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IARS vacancy: Director

We are looking for an inspiring, high-profile Director to lead on our work with marginalised communities, helping us to grow our impact nationally and internationally. The Director will take over the operational and academic responsibilities from the Founder, Dr. Theo Gavrielides who has acted as the Institute's Director since its inception. The application deadline is 26 August 13:00. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This is an office-based post.

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Flexible, Office Desk Space for Hire in London, Canada Water, zone 2

If you are looking for flexible desk space, you would be glad to know that we have 3 desk spaces available for hire in a clean and quite working environment next to Canada Water station.

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STOP PRESS: European community groups and leaders come together in London to stop the divisions within the European Union

During difficult political times for the UK government and the EU, the IARS International Institutewill bring together over 200 delegates from marginalised European communities at its Annual International conferenceon 12-13thJuly at Middle Temple, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y 9AT. 

The conference is titled “European Community Voices Stronger Together: Abused and Stigmatised no More” and will launch the findings of two Erasmus+ funded projects that the Institute has been coordinating over the last three years. 

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London-Manchester-London: We remain resolute

This morning, we wake up trying to get to terms with yet another attack against our democratic way of living.

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A values driven world: Terror, pride and shame

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IARS Annual Restorative Justice Expert Seminar

IARS and Khulisa UK are delighted to announce the 3rd Annual Restorative Justice Expert Seminar that will be taking place on Monday 28 September 2015 (14:30 – 17:00) at 5-7 Wells Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JU.

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Call for Contributions: IARS' Response to the 2015 Victims' Code revisions

Following a 2013 revision of the statutory Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (Victims' Code), the Ministry of Justice has now entered into a public consultation in order to bring the revised Code in line with the new

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PRESS RELEASE: EU funding to address gender based violence among young people

The IARS International Institute is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 3 year EU grant (Erasmus+ Key Action 2) to run the Abused no More (AnM) project The project will be delivered in partnership with 4 European Partners namely Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej (Poland)KISA - Action for Equality, Support,

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Another Report about Victims - Another Disappointment for the most Vulnerable

In January, the IARS International Institute  published its independent review of the Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove, first major review looking at compliance with the 

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