‘Bringing Restorative Justice Home’: Online Panel Discussion 2 March 2022 from Ireland

The Irish section of GEMME announces its next event, which under the title "Bringing Restorative Justice Home" is an Online Panel Discussion on European developments in Restorative Justice and their implementation in Spain and Ireland that will take place on Wednesday, 2 March 2022 at 4.30pm. (Dublin time) / 5,30pm (Madrid time).

Biographical Note on Speakers

Judge Patricia McNamara

Judge of the District Court in Dublin with extensive experience in the use of Restorative Justice within the criminal justice system. EJTN appointed expert on Restorative Justice in the KUL RE-JUSTICE Judicial Training in the field of Restorative Justice, funded by the European Union's Justice Programme.


Helena Soleto Muñoz

Professor, University Carlos III Madrid, Criminal & Procedural Law Department

Permanent Advisor of the Spanish Codification Commission, Ministry of Justice. Director of the Court-connected program in Mediation and Restorative Justice in Getafe and Leganes (Madrid), President of the ADR section (Mediation) of the Madrid Bar Association. Expert on ADR and RJ, COE (Council of Europe). Author of eight books, more than fifty book chapters and 30 periodicals. Her Spanish and European research topics include victims’ compensation, restorative justice and reparation to victims of sexual violence.

Dr. Ian Marder

Assistant Professor in Criminology, Maynooth University, Ireland

In 2017/18, Dr Marder worked for the Council of Europe to draft the Recommendation concerning restorative justice in criminal matters. His work focuses primarily on researching and supporting the implementation of restorative justice across Europe


The moderator will be Ms. Justice Mary Rose Gearty.

If you want to participate in the event, write an email with your full name and country of residence to info@gemmeireland.ie


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