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Friday 15th of December 2017

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The annual European Forum on the rights of the child organised by the European Commission took place on the 7th – 8th of November 2017 in Brussels to discuss children deprived of their liberty and alternatives to detention. The Forum gathered various organisations, practitioners, academics and institutions from the EU, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the Western Balkans. The IJJO was represented by director Raquel Jiménez Martos. 


Thursday, 16 November 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The third study visit of the IJJO-led project ‘Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims’, co-funded by the DAPHNE Programme of the European Union, took place on the 6th and 7th of November in Leuven, Belgium. This third field visit was organised by the IJJO in partnership with the European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ) and the Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven, and was followed by an international training seminar for project partners and external professionals on the 8th and 9th of November. The IJJO was represented during these events by Silvia Randazzo, project manager.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The Juvenile Prosecution Service in Castellón de la Plana (Spain) organised a study visit for a delegation of Estonian judiciary authority members from the 23rd to the 27th October, to allow them to familiarise themselves with various juvenile justice institutions in the province of Castellón. This visit included a workshop on effective participation of children in the juvenile justice system, organised by the IJJO. 

Tuesday, 31 October 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The second study visit and national seminar of the IJJO-led project ‘Strengthening juvenile justice systems in the counter-terrorism context: Capacity-building and peer learning among stakeholders’, took place in the Netherlands on the 16th, 17th and 18th of October 2017. This event was organised by project partners Defence for Children the Netherlands and the 180 Foundation. The IJJO was represented by Adélaïde Vanhove and Silvia Randazzo, Policy Officer on European Affairs and Project Manager respectively. 

Friday, 20 October 2017
IJJO Day by Day

On the 11th of October 2017 the IJJO took part in the first meeting for the partners of the project ‘ProCam - Procedural Rights Observed by the Camera: Audiovisual Recordings of Interrogations in the EU’, organised by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) in Budapest, Hungary.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017
IJJO Day by Day

From the 26th to the 28th of September 2017 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the IJJO co-organised, together with the Youth Justice Agency of Northern Ireland, the second study visit of the IJJO-led project ‘Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims’, financed by the Daphne programme of the European Union.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017
IJJO Day by Day

As part of the ´FACT FOR MINORS – Fostering Alternative Care for Troubled Minors´ project, its partners attended an online seminar on mental health for young offenders on the 27th of September, organised by the health foundation Sant Pere Claver under the regional Government of Catalonia, whose Justice department is a partner of this project. The IJJO was represented by Adélaïde Vanhove, Policy Officer on European Affairs. 

Thursday, 14 September 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The newly launched website of the Latin American Council for Juvenile Justice (LCJJ) will be the primary communication channel to keep up to date with the Council’s activities and obtain information on its structure, as well as functioning as a platform for collaboration among its members. The website includes a presentation of the Council’s activities and members, as well as details of its meetings, and is designed to facilitate the exchange of relevant knowledge between members and stakeholders in the region. 

Friday, 11 August 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The first steering group meeting of the project ‘Child-Friendly JT - The right of minors to information, translation and interpretation in criminal proceedings: Development of child-friendly tools’ took place on the 25th and the 26th of July 2017 at the IJJO’s headquarters in Brussels. 

Thursday, 10 August 2017
IJJO Day by Day

Members of the IJJO attended the high level conference on migration management at the European Parliament on the 21st of June (watch the video of the conference opening and introduction here). The conference addressed the responsibility among member states to ensure a stable and secure environment, both in and at the external borders of the EU. It also highlighted the importance of tackling the root causes of migration through cooperation with third countries. 

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