This conference was held within North Park Conference Centre, Edinburgh on October 13th 2017.


This conference was the closing event of a programme of dialogues on restorative justice funded by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute during 2017. It was an opportunity for participants to deliberate on the learning of the programme and also to address collaboratively the following questions:

  • Why restorative justice?
  • What might restorative justice in Scotland look like?
  • How do we move forward with restorative justice in Scotland?

Participants were from a range of backgrounds: social work, the voluntary sector, statutory agencies, government, the judiciary and universities.


Full notes from this conference can be viewed here.