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2012. 11. 26

This year, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham) awarded the „Women of Excellence” award for the third time. This time around, the jury decided to give the award to Szilvia Gyurkó, Children’s Rights Director of UNICEF Hungary. Foresee’s executive was among the five finalists for the award.

This year the award ceremony took place as part of the AmCham Sixth Annual Conference on Diversity, on the 15th of November. Mr. Péter Dávid, executive director of AmCham gave the award to the winner, Szilvia Gyurkó, while Dr. Andrea Jádi Németh, chairman of the award’s jury, Zsolt Mayer,...

2012. 11. 18

Representing Foresee Research Group, Dr. Borbála Fellegi also attended the round table discussion held as part of a conference on mediation that took place on 12. November 2012.

The conference saw greeting speeches from Dr. Tünde Handó, president of the National Judicial Bureau, and Dr. Tibor Navracsics, minister of public administration and justice,...

2012. 11. 05

The general aims of the EU sponsored Grundtvig REDICT project are to facilitate adult learning, professional exchange and networking in the realm of ADR, to provide an overview of the status quo, challenges and possibilities of ADR in the participating countries and to help experts create an efficient promotion of ADR methods for the general public and for related professions.

The third international meeting of the Grundtvig Learning Partnership EU Project took place in the beautiful city of Rome hosted by Marco Calabrese, Francesca Corradi and Cinzia Verucci representing the

2012. 10. 31

Dr. Borbála Fellegi held her presentation as part of the workshop-conference organized within the framework of the „Stargate” model project aimed at the prevention of victimization and the development of victim-support.

The presentation featured the possibilities and obstacles in handling community conflicts in the light of experiences from model projects and good practices.

The presentaion introduced the audience to the theory, practice, principles, and forms of restorative conflict management, as...

2012. 10. 31

Dr. Borbála Fellegi held a presentation entitled „The possible application of restorative techniques in community conflicts – Experiences gained from actual community mediation in a small town „ at the Mediation Workshop of Budapest College of Communication and Buisness. The small-group, interactive presentation complemented by practice took place on the 25th of October 2012.

Many among the 12 participants were noted tutors of the „Leadership and Management” master course, but economists and experts in leading positions interested in mediation also attended the presentation.

The presentaion introduced the audience to the theory, practice, principles, and...

2012. 10. 24

23 prison-judges from all of Hungary’s counties participated in the training about the implementation of restorative techniques in prison settings at the Judicial Academy by Dr. Borbála fellegi, Dr. Tünde Barabás (OKRI) and Dr. Zsolt Fekete (Balassagyarmat Court). The findings of the MEREPS project played an important part in the training.

The experts of the MEREPS project were responsible for the first section of the two-day long training. During the introduction moderated by Dr. Borbála Fellegi, the participants’ knowledge of the practice of restorative techniques has been measured. Following the introduction, Dr. Zsolt Fekete...

2012. 08. 08

A two day-long workshop of the „Peacemaking Circles in Europe” project was organized by the National Institute of Criminology in cooperation with the Foresee Research Group in Budapest, between 29th and 30th March 2012, hosted by the Hungarian National Institute of Criminology.

Why Peacemaking Circles?

The Peacemaking Circles (PMC)  in Europe project runs between September 2011 until May 2013, under the...

2012. 07. 15

The lectures introducing the basic principles, techniques, and fields of application of mediation familiarized students with new ways of conflict resolution emphasizing the community and school applicability of restorative practices.

The two-week (4-15. of July 2012.) long mediation training organized in cooperation by Central European University,

2012. 07. 15

As a closure for the „TEtt programme for victims and offenders” prioritized project, a two-day long professional conference has been organized at the Károlyi-Csekonics Residence in Budapest on the 31st of May and 1st of June 2012. Foresee’s executive, Dr. Borbála Fellegi held a presentation entitled „Restorative practices in the prison service” on the first day of the conference.

The conference was ceremoniously opened with speeches from Dr. Róbert Répássy, Minister of State for Justice representing the

Ministry of Public Administration...
2012. 07. 15

Borbála Fellegi held a presentation entitled „The possibility of reconciliation and making amends in conflict resolution” on the 11th of May 2012. on the event of Szim Salom Progressive Jewish Congregation.

In her presentation, Foresee’s executive introduced the fundamentals, techniques and psychology of the restorative justice approach. During the presentation, several projects and experiences of Foresee...

2012. 07. 15

Borbála Fellegi participated as a trainer in the 30-hour training organized by the Penal Institue of Heves County in May 2012.

The three-day-long training saw altogether 10 participants. Six of them were disciplinarians from the Penal Institue of Heves County  and four came from the Balassagyarmat Prison.

The aim of the training was to familiarize the participants with the restorative approach, so that they...

2012. 05. 06

The main question of the workshop – what method to use when dealing with victims – was tackled in two ways: from the point of view of research and in terms of applied mediation methods and techniques.

Borbála Fellegi, Dóra Szegő, Gabriella Benedek, Eszter Posch and Zsuzsanna Z. Papp on behalf of Foresee Research Group together with experts from

2012. 04. 26

The second GRUNDTVIG REDICT meeting took place in Křtiny on the 20-21 of March 2012, with the goal to work out the final outcome of the Grundtvig Project that can succesfully raise awareness and spread information about alternative conflict resolution to the public and professionals in related fields.

The representatives of the partner organisations were as follows:
- project leader and host of the second meeting, the European Institute for Reconciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (ESI) was...

2012. 04. 25

The book "Responsibility-taking, Relationship-building and Restoration in Prisons" (edited by BARABÁS, T. - FELLEGI, B. - WINDT, Sz.) includes the final research results and case studies about mediation and restorative justice in prisons from Hungary, the United Kingdom, Germany and Belgium.

The full title of the book for references:

Barabás, T. - Fellegi, B. - Windt, Sz. (eds) (2012), Responsibility-taking, Relationship-building and Restoration in Prisons, Budapest: OKRI. ISBN 978-963-89468-1-2. 330 p.

This publication includes the research studies, results, observations, experiences and proposals relating to the work carried out by the participating partners over the three years of the

2012. 04. 18

Foresee participates as partner in the four year-long international project funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). The project has started on 1 February and will be carried out by Belgian, Serbian, Austrian, Irish and Hungarian partners.

The project aims to provide an alternative and deepened understanding based on empirical evidence of how to handle conflicts within intercultural contexts in democratic societies in order to set up security solutions for citizens and communities.

You can find a detailed introduction of...