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2011. 10. 31

On the 25th of October, 2011, starting at 5.30 pm, the Criminology Student’s Circle of the ELTE Faculty of Law held a roundtable discussion on conflicts, violence and conflict management in schools. The invited guests were: Tamás Lajos Aáry ombudsman of educational rights and Borbála Fellegi researcher.

The discussion saw roughly 15 participants from the university’s students. Among the subjects were the personal characteristics of the attacker and victim children, the role and responsibility of teachers, family backgrounds, and the role of families. The participants also examined the role of...

2011. 10. 20

The project involving 19 participants from all over Europe (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Latvia and Sweden) volunteering or working in the civil sphere introduced the seven-step conflict resolution method developed by Colectivo Cala.

The exciting and inspiring conflict resolution training funded by the EU took place in a breathtakingly beautiful ecological center in Southern Spain held by Colectivo CALA (Association for...

2011. 08. 23

Foresee is partnering in the project entitled “Resolving Disputes in the 21st Century” funded by the EU's Lifelong Programme "Grundtvig"


One of Foresee’s partners, the European Institute of Reconciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (ESI) won an EU application, and with Foresee’s and other’s partnership will be carrying out its project in the framework of the Grundtvig EU-Project. You can read more on the project below.

Foresee’s special role within the project’s aim will be to focus on the potential of alternative methods of solving disputes in community-related conflicts (such as Roma-non-Roma conflicts) and in the crime prevention and criminal justice field (based on the restorative justice approach).

2011. 08. 22

On 9th of June dr. Borbála Fellegi, executive director of the Foresee Research Group and teacher at CEU’s two weeks mediation training screened held presentations in two subjects for a group of thirty six people, mostly students from the United States.

The two-week course, entitled „Mediation and other methods to foster democratic dialogue” facilitated the exchange of ideas and cooperative projects among mediation scholars, practitioners, trainers, and students in the East and West. Through lecture, discussion, demonstration and role-plays,...

2011. 08. 22

Between the 1st and 5th of August, 2011. the preparational camp program named „Alternative coexistence” of the „The intoduction of alternative conflict management, interest-based communication and restorative techniques to the practice of vocational schools " project has been organized in Zánka.

The camp was organized as part of the project of the Institute for Educational Research and Development. Among the aims were the introduction of alternative conflict management to the participating...

2011. 08. 22

As Foresee’s representatives, Dr. Éva Győrfi, Gabriella Benedek and Dr. Borbála Fellegi held a presentation and interactive workshop on the subject of handling conflicts in school, the KLÍMA+ project and the applicability of the film.

2011. 08. 03

The Másság Foundation’s Office for the Protection of National and Ethnical Minority Rights (OPNEMR), supported by the Embassy of the United States of America is organizing a daylong workshop in Debrecen.

Date of the workshop:12. September 2011.(Monday) 10.00 – 16.00

Location of the workshop: American Corner Debrecen (Cultural Centre Debrecen, 1st...

2011. 06. 30

Final Conference of the project ‘Mediation and Restorative Justice in the Prison Settings’.

On 17-19 January 2012

At the Hungarian Judicial Academy, Budapest and the Prison in Balassagyarmat, Hungary.

2011. 06. 16

Community conflict resolution in school – Foresee Research Group’s KLIMA+ (Climate Positive) programme provides a film & an adjoining educational material. The programme closed at the end of May 2011 with its deliverables helps adult & peer moderators working in the field of school conflict resolution. The two and a half month long project supported by the Hungarian Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Crime Prevention Board was concluded by the cooperation of nine partner organizations.

The project’s focus is a 27 minute short film (Intertwined) and an adjoining educational training material, developed with the direct involvement of students, teachers and various educational support professionals. The film presents...

2011. 07. 18

The members community developers National Development Workshop, and the brand new organization for a group of young specialists – baptized to the name of Young Developers Workshop – watched the short film as an optional program.

Despite the late start, the screening was followed by vigorous conversation and discussion amongst the participants, proposing that screenings should be held not only to student groups, but could be part of teacher meetings as well. Considering the usefulness of the film, the participants arriving...

2011. 05. 26

The executive of Foresee Research Group presented the participants with the results the MEREPS project has reached so far.

This yearly conference provides institutes and organizations aiming to establish and disseminate the spirit of mediation with a chance to meet. Also, it is a great occasion to discuss actualities in the field.

The participants are representatives of institutes and organizations...

2011. 07. 18

The latest screening of the KLIMA+ film about the means of community conflict management was on the 13th of May in the school’s ceremonial hall.

13th of May was also the day of the 25th anniversary of the school’s sport faculty, but this did not hinder the session of the ninth graders. One of Foresee Research Groups colleagues, mentor of the session’s moderator couple, Benedek Gabriella was also invited.

The screening was...

2011. 07. 18

The first coverage of the sessions from Székesfehérvár has been published on KLIMA+ BLOG. The report was titled ’ "Firmly positive, Technique negative" by the authors.

The students of Székesfehérvár’s Tóparti Grammar School and School of Arts were the firsts to see KLIMA+ project’s film.

The MISZME, one of KLIMA+ project’s contributing organizations have delegated one of their members, a sophomore social worker student to the training of the moderator...

2011. 06. 27

At the round-table discussion organized by the Hungarian Criminal Association on the topic of ’Restorative methods in prisons’ MEREPS program was introduced by Dóra Szegő analyst, representing Foresee Research Group. In her talk, Ms. Szegő outlined the implementation process of the project.

2011. 06. 27

Interactive workshop about RJ principles and methods for a large group of motivated high school students was held at Tolerance Day at Városmajor Grammar School by Borbála Fellegi and Zsuzsanna Z. Papp.

How do you relate to conflicts? Can we benefit from them? What alternative ways are there to deal with them if you do not want to go to court? If you were a victim of a crime would you want to meet the offender? These questions, among others, were addressed at the workshop with the students’ active...