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2013. 06. 13

The general objective of the project “Best Practices of Community Conflict Management in the Central Eastern European Region” (hereinafter referred to as GPCCM-REG) was to create a methodological and practical guide to local practitioners of the EU Member States, in which they would be able to find helpful instructions on how to plan, fund and implement programmes aiming at community conflicts prevention and/or management.

Based on research findings, a distinction can be made between Member States of the Central Eastern European region and Western European region on the grounds of (apart from other characteristics) value dimensions and community organisation aspects. Due to historical reasons, one...

2013. 06. 03

The final meeting of the lifelong learning Grundtvig project REDICT (’Resolving Disputes in the 21th Century’) has been organised by Foresee Research Group from 13th to 15th May 2013 in Budapest.

The report was written by: Eszter Posch and Kitti Salamon

On 13th May afternoon the partners attended a Danube boat trip, after which they closed the day with a ‘meeting-opener’ diner that has become a project ritual. On the next day Foresee organised an international conference in partnership with the National Institute of Criminology including 3...

2013. 06. 03

“New solution comes to life when traditional ones seem helpless with handling problems” Klára Kerezsi.

Foresee Research Group in partnership with the National Institute of Criminology organised the conference, entitled “The Face Behind the Hate” at the National Institute of Criminology (OKRI) in Budapest on 14th May 2013.


The report was written by: Erika Mercz


“This workshop intended to make a link between professionals dealing with peaceful conflict resolution techniques, on the one hand, and with the issue of radicalisation and hate crimes, on the other. During the interactive day the attempt was to think loudly and collectively on the above-raised...

2013. 05. 20

Dr. Borbála Fellegi Borbála was one of the invited presenters on the conference that took place between 9th and 12th of May 2013. in Gdansk.

The four day-long conference was co-organized by the Criminology department of the University of Greifswald and the

2013. 05. 11

Dr. Fellegi Borbála guested at the Székesfehérvár’s regular "Girl’s Night Out" event in the House of Arts. Foresee’s executive gave her speach on the event held on the 2nd of May in a local cinema.

In her speach she explained the everyday use of restorative approach in conflict resolution: in families, relationships and work environments. She also highlighted the questions and structure that helps moving forward, when the communication has stuck, e.g. listening to the other, involving a...

2013. 04. 28

A short introductory film about the staff of Foresee and the first steps of our progamme "Community Encounters" started in 2013.

Foresee Research Group is an interdisciplinary think tank of social scientists focusing on peaceful conflict resolution, mediation, restorative justice and crime prevention.

So goes the official answer to the question: „What is Foresee?” Even from the official definition, one can easily...

2013. 04. 10

Dr. Borbála Fellegi, and András Winkler-Virág worked together in holding the 20 hour training for the 18 students of Management and Leadership at Budapest College of Communication and Business.

Based on the feedback, 98% of the participants was completely contended with both the trainers and the content of the course held by Foresee’s ecexutive, and the mediator of PárBeszéd Mediation....

2013. 03. 10

Dr. Borbála Fellegi, and András Winkler-Virág worked together in holding a two-day training entitled „Introducton to the practice of alternative conflict resolution and mediation” on the 28th of February and the 1st of March.

The training, held together by Foresee’s ecexutive, and the mediator of PárBeszéd Mediation in the

2013. 03. 07

The second international conference of Grundtvig REDICT project was organised on 12-13th February 2013 in Presov, which was the fourth meeting of the program. The main lines of the event were workshops for professionals and agreement between partners about the next tasks of the project.

The organiser was the Slovakian Greek-Catholic Faculty of the University of Presov. Participants of the project meeting were: Slavka Karkosková  and Gabriel...

2013. 02. 12

Borbála Fellegi was invited for the first plenary meeting of the Network on the 28-29th of January 2013 in Brussels as a member of the RAN DERAD. (The working group on deradicalisation and exit-interventions) The meeting was in fact the first time in the history of the organization when all eight working groups got together in order to share experiences and to find common goals for the future.

The Radicalization Awareness Network, founded in 2011, gathers the most distinguished practitional experts and professional specialists into eight working groups operating on the fields of law enforcement, embracing victims of terrorism, internet and social media, prevention of radicalisation,...

2013. 01. 17

On the 9th and 10th of January, 2013. COREPOL’s (Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Restorative Justice and the Policing of Ethnic Minorities in Germany, Austria, and Hungary) conference took place in Vienna, Austria. Borbála Fellegi was one of the presenters invited.

In her presentation, Foresee’s executive talked about the possible implementation of restorative techniques in community conflicts, introduced Foresee’s Nagybörzsöny...

2012. 12. 11

Borbála Fellegi talked about Forese’s KLIMA+ Project and the role of conflict management in crime prevention and in everyday education as a roundtable member.

The audience of the two day-long conference co-organized by the Ministry of Interior and the National Police Headquarters consisted mainly of law enforcement, pedagogist and social worker professionals. The conference saw an opening greeting speech by dr.László Felkai, public administration...

2012. 12. 11

Borbála Fellegi participated as a guest in the roundtable discussion organized by ELTE Faculty of Law’s Criminology Scientific Students’ Association on the subject of prison mediation, where she talked with criminologist-lawyer students about the findings of the MEREPS project and a screening also took place.

The discussion examined the following questions in connection with criminal mediation, that can be used (since the year 2006) in minor criminal cases: Could mediation be used in more serious cases, together with imprisonment? Can mediation ease the contorversions between inmates and prison staff?...

2012. 12. 11

Borbála Fellegi held a presentation entitled „Restorative Practices in Community Conflicts” on the „Social sciences, crime prevention, mediation” conference co-organized by the Social Science Faction of the Hungarian Law Enforcement Society and the National University of Public Service’s Faculty of Law Enforcement Applied Law Enforcement Department.

In her presentation, Foresee’s executive talked about the attitudes needed in order to handle a conflict in a restorative manner, she mentioned practical examlpes, results, and also introduced the work that Foresee, through its various projects does for the implementation and dissemination of...

2012. 12. 06

On the 19th of November, 2012 the „Pártfogás Napja” event of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice took place for the seventh time. Through plenar and section discussions, the event provided opportunity for the professional audience to familiarize themselves with the ongoing work in the different fields of probation supervision, to be introduced to some revolutionary projects and to discuss questions arising from these subjects.

Two of Foresee’s projects were picked for the professional program of the conference. On one of the plenar discussions, Dr. Tünde Barabás, Head of Department at the National University of Public Service, and reasearcher in the MEREPS project introduced the possible implementation of mediation...