This report exposes the outcomes of a needs assessment on children and restorative justice, based on a desk review and on several inquiries carried out with stakeholders. It covers the accessibility of restorative justice practices for children in contact with the law in Greece and the Netherlands. Key stakeholders who provided input for this report include judges, public prosecutors, lawyers, probation officers, police officers, mediators and people working for child protection or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in both countries, among others.
The report is a part of the i-RESTORE 2 project, led by Terre des hommes Romania in partnership with Terre des hommes Regional Hub in Hungary, Terre des hommes Greece, European Forum for Restorative Justice (Belgium), Restorative Justice Netherlands, HALT (Netherlands), and Social Insurance Board (Estonia). The project is co-funded by the European Union.
The content of this report represents the views of the authors only and is their sole responsibility. The European Commission does not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.