A brief introduction to Restorative Justice. Although mediation is a common aspect of both ADR and Restorative Justice there is a very important and defining difference.
Imagine you are the owner of a factory producing scarves. Next to your factory there is a place manufacturing sweatshirts. You both use the same fabric for production, but one day, due to delivery problems, only half of the needed amount for both factories is delivered. What do you do?
In April 2016 our “First ADR Kit” strategic partnership journey began. Different representatives of 5 partners – Estonia, Italy, Norway, Poland and United Kingdom managed the first kick-off meeting of First ADR Kit strategic partnership. It was the first step of the long-term project that is going to last for 2 years, in which partner countries will develop new tools of teaching mediation in youth projects.
On 20 January 2017 Marzena Ples and Ufuk Bal, participants of FirstADRKit project, were speakers during the academic conference “Open Youth Work” in Vilnius. They have presented the concept of Altenrative Dispute Resolution in youth work and presented what the whole team have done so far in the project.
The week from the 13th to the 19th March 2017 the Italian NGO Vicolocorto hosted in Pesaro participants of “First ADR Kit” on the Seminar on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Youth Work. The participants met again 6 months after the first meeting in Worcester, UK, and the activities and the Italian sun contributed to […]
When talking about mediation or ADR the first things to come to mind refer mostly to business sector, trade market and legal consultancy. That is not surprising. ADR for years has been present mostly in entrepreneurial sector. In order to support amicable and peaceful dispute resolution we need to start at the most fundamental level – youth education.
On 12-15 of April, in beautiful Tallinn in Estonia, we participated in the Kick-off meeting of the “First ADR Kit” strategic partnership: long term project that is going to last for 2 years and engage five partners from Estonia, Italy, Norway, Poland and UK. The project aims to teach young people Alternative Dispute Resolution methods […]
- What is mediation according to youth workers? [video] February 21, 2019
- Handbook on conflict resolution education for young people is ready! May 27, 2018
- „Mediation in Youth Work” – Invitation to the conference April 13, 2018