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Together with its interdisciplinary network of professionals, Foresee Research Group participates in and actively facilitates projects and programmes realizing its mission and objectives. Independently or as a consortium member, Foresee can effectively support individual and community initiatives and brings projects to fruition in Hungary or abroad. In the course of planning and executing projects, Foresee always supports building extensive partnerships with its clients and cooperating organizations. We believe that effective answers to the problems of our society require unity and continuous network building between multiple professions and institutions.

 
Our partners and target groups are:
1.    members of underprivileged groups
2.    local communities
3.    NGO workers
4.    researchers and academics
5.    practitioners of the judicial, social welfare and education system
6.    policy makers and civil servants
7.    representative of international communities (European Union, Council Of the        European Union, United Nations, representatives of international research          and cooperation programs)

2017. 06. 01

The Foresee Research Group and our researcher, Dóra Szegő also took part in the project of the Helsinki Committee aiming at facilitating the communication and coordination between legal practitioners and building and strengthening the capacity of stakeholders on the international and EU standards on the rights to access to a lawyer and legal aid of suspects and accused in criminal proceedings.

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee is a partner in the international project “Strengthening procedural rights in criminal proceedings: effective implementation of the right to a lawyer/legal aid under...

2017. 02. 12

Borbala Fellegi was among the presenters at the workshop organised by the Debrecen Reformed Theological University and the Debrecen University Archeological Research Group. The workshop, entitled as "Forgiveness and Reconciliation" was a milestone within the series of "interdisciplinary emotion-research" and of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

 

Philosophers, researchers of theology, political sciences, literature, historians and criminologists came together to think on the complexities of forgiveness and reconciliation from different angles, sources, and by various methods.

Borbala Fellegi talked about her experiences from the...

2016. 11. 03

From 2011 to 2013, five partners (CY-DE-ES-FR-TR) proposed ESM project based on the education of sentenced minors. Partners observed that the situation at the end of the sentence escaped from any protocol and /or coaching process which led the youth quickly to reproduce crimes so to enrol them in a "career of recidivism" and go back to an institution where sometimes violence makes them recognized and accepted as leaders (although it can be negatively ignored by their family for the same reasons). Partners then agreed that a number of factors observed during this two years period will need to be explored through studies, research and investigations leading to come to operational recommendations.

 

Some partners from the initial project decided to continue their work proposing ESM-YA (sentenced Young Adults too) for 2015/2016 and expanding partnership that integrates complementary missions (probation service, centres for social work, charity NGO for ex-prisoners) so to be able at any time of...

2015. 07. 04

Foresee sought MoHR's support to test a modelprogram in the Rákospalota Correctional Institute and Special Children Care Home in relation to mediation as a preliminary method to correctional penalties being intoduced in the new Penal Execution Codex.

The Institute is special in the sense that it houses juveniles both in pre-trial detention and in correctional education. As a result, both the everyday relations and the institutional co-existence lead to different conflicts and different solutions in communication. Part of the institute staff has...

2014. 11. 16

This video has been created by the Foresee Research group (Hungary) in collaboration with the European Forum for Restorative Justice and funded by the Criminal Justice Programme of the European...

2014. 09. 03

International workshop presenting the preliminary findings of the Hungarian and Austrian action research sites in the ALTERNATIVE project

A critical dialogue about the potential of restorative justice approaches (RJ) to peaceful co-existence in intercultural contexts in the CEE region on 6-7 November 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.

See: survey.foresee.hu/index.php

Thinking out Loud about Justice and Security

The conference is organised by the Foresee Research Group in partnership with the Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology (IRKS), within the framework of the

2013. 12. 03

This Handbook is the first manual that provides guidance to how to facilitate peacemaking circles in the European context, especially in continental legal systems.

2013. 06. 13

Facing the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2011, Hungary, and more closely the Hungarian Ministry of Interior was interested in strengthening the cooperation among the Member States of the region and enabling the national experts to exchange experiences in the field of crime prevention– in order to explore the potential of restorative methods for building safer communities.

The GPCCM-REG project (“Good Practices of Community Conflict Management in the Central Eastern European Region”, project no. JLS/2010/ISEC/FP/C2 4000001469) was implemented between January 2011 and June 2013 in 5 Member...

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. 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...

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. 04. 26

 

We are happy to inform you about a new exciting project that has started on 1 February, 2012 bearing the name

                   ALTERNATIVE.

Foresee is one of the 7 partners in this 4-year project,...

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...

2013. 06. 28

The EU funded project (JUST/2010/JPEN/AG/1609), entitled ‘How can Peacemaking Circles be implemented in countries governed by the “principle of legality?” aims to determine the potential of peacemaking circles as a European model and to test and research the implementation of this method in the justice system of three European countries: Germany, Belgium and Hungary from September 2011 until May 2013, under the leadership of the University of Tübingen.

 

The piloting of peacemaking circles in Hungary takes place in four counties (Békés, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Hajdú-Bihar and Baranya) in cooperation with the local offices of justice, in the selected and eligible criminal cases. The leading partner of the Hungarian consortium is the