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2013. 11. 21

On the 18th of November, 2013. Foresee’s experts participated in the daylong training organized by the Hungarian Judicial Academy for 22 judges, bearing the title „Mediation procedure in the light of the law – criminal phase”

The participants saw presentations about the place of mediation in the legal system, the opportunities of mediation is midemeanor cases as seen by the police and about mediation in traffic offense cases as seen by a prosecutor. The presentations were held by Prof. Katalin Gönczöl, Dr. Ildikó...

2013. 09. 18

The European Society of Criminology held its annual conference entitled „Beyond Punitiveness: Crime and Crime Control in Europe in a Comparative Perspective.” in Budapest between the 4th and 7th of September 2013. The conference mainly focused on what factors influence the trends in crime control and actual policymaking mechanisms in various countries.

The conference, organized on the Law Faculty of ELTE and chaired by  Prof. Miklós Lévay and Prof. Katalin Gönczöl, saw three presentations from Foresee’s experts.

2013. 08. 10

On the 1st of August, two Foresee trainers, Gabriella Benedek and Borbála Fellegi held a training session for an international group of practicing mediators, as on day of a five day long summer school training program.

The training, as the Summer School itself, has been organized within the framework of the ALTERNATIVE project.

The summer school forms part of a major project on alternative...

2013. 07. 22

The Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) Deradicalisation Conference took place in the lovely city of Ljubljana with the participation of 25 experts from 14 countries (Austria, Bosnia and Herzcegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, UK ) representing 20 non-governmental and governmental organisations and universities including Zsuzsanna Z. Papp from Foresee Research Group. RAN is set up by the European Commission as an EU wide umbrella network of practitioners and local actors involved in countering violent radicalisation and extremism with the aim of exchanging experiences, knowledge and good practices

The main working mode of the two-day meeting took the form of interactive workshops that provided a good ground for exchange of information, inspirational dialogues and a great possibility to network.
Main themes of the meeting included:
•    Introduction of the...

2013. 06. 24

Dr. Borbála Fellegi held a presentation on the „An Overview of Judicial Mediation” conference organized at Kőszeg on the 14th and 15th of June, 2013 supported by Hungary’s National Judicial Office as chief patron. The conference was organized by the “Judges for Mediation” Association, and the Hungarian Section of GEMME.

The judicial mediation conference saw more than 150 guests, as well as an opening speech by Tünde Handó, President of Hungary’s National Judicial Office, and the presenters, coming from all across Europe held presentations introducing all aspects of mediation be it geographical, professional, or...

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,...