The IARS International Institute

Restorative Justice In Europe

RJE is a transnational 2 year project, which will facilitate the implementation of the EC Directives on Minimum Standards of Victims. The general objective is to produce scientific and practical results that will be directly used by decision makers, policy makers and practitioners .

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It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 December 2012 to 12:00 AM, 1 December 2014


Registered Charity in England and Wales (1124590)




  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy




RJE will create an evidence base that will be used to develop, implement protocols and guidelines for providing RJ in the interest of the victim and the offender with the aim of improving victims' safeguards in RJ services, and the consistent implementation of minimum standards throughout Europe.


The aim of the project is to minimize the risks of secondary and repeat victimization when interacting with victims. Secondly, empowering the victim to understand the safeguards stated in the Directive.