3rd Annual Conference on Restorative Justice: Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations

Building on the transformative experiences from two important annual international conferences on restorative justice in 2017 and 2018, Nepal Forum for Restorative Justice is pleased to announce calls for presentations for its third edition for 2019. The theme of the 2019 edition is “Gender-based Harms” and will be held in Kathmandu (Nepal) from November 22-24, 2019.

Like in the previous editions, the Third Annual Conference on Restorative Justice aims to bring together practitioners and scholars working in the field of restorative justice (and allied areas) to discuss and explore ways to address and transforming gender-based harms and violence that we see as pressing issues of the day. This gathering is expected to important also in terms of exploring pathways for a wider (local, regional or global) movement of restorative justice and social change.

We welcome panels and papers for the conference mainly, but not limited to, in the following areas:

  • Restorative justice and gender-based violence and gender justice
  • Restorative justice and sexual abuse
  • Restorative justice and victims of trafficking in persons
  • Restorative justice and conflict-affected women
  • Restorative justice as a (global) movement for social change and gender justice

To submit a proposal, please email an abstract of no more than 300 words to NFRJ Conference Committee at programs@nepaljustice.org. Please include your brief bio and contact addresses along with the abstracts.

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: August 1, 2019
  • Registration fee: USD 25 (or 2500 Nepalese Rupees)
  • Venue: Hotel Greenwich Village, Kathmandu

Participants are expected to cover their travel and accommodation expenses. Some fee waivers are available for those participants who want to come to the conference but for whom the registration fee becomes a barrier. If you require this waiver, please also mention this in your application.

If you have any questions related to this, please feel free to email us us nij@nepaljustice.org or contact us at the following:

Nepal Forum for Restorative Justice, Anamnagar, POB 9321, Kathmandu, NEPAL. Tel: +977-15172052

Please join us in this global movement for justice which heals and transforms. In our past editions, we have had participants from South Asia, Asia Pacific, Europe, South America and North America. [Please also note that the conference will be in English.]