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Sunday 22nd of October 2017

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Friday, 20 October 2017
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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
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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. 

Wednesday, 09 August 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), in close co-operation with the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council, held a high-level symposium on June 28th where the fundamental rights issues that are currently high on the EU’s political agenda were discussed. This event, organised for the FRA 10th anniversary, included the special participation of children coming from nine EU Member States. 

Thursday, 03 August 2017
IJJO Day by Day

Members of the European Parliament met representatives from NGOs working in the field of children’s rights, including the IJJO, on June 28th in Brussels to discuss the issue of unaccompanied minors arriving in Italy. 

Thursday, 03 August 2017
IJJO Day by Day

As a member of the Child Rights Intergroup, the IJJO participated together with other NGOs in a capacity-building session on children’s rights at the European Parliament on June 7th. This Intergroup is considered to be the first formal body in the European Parliament that focuses specifically on children’s rights, and which assesses the impact of legislative and non-legislative work on children. NGOs participating in the capacity-building session shared information on the projects they are leading during the following thematic workshops:

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), in partnership with KU Leuven and the European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ) will organize a training session on Restorative Justice on the 8th and 9th November 2017 in Leuven (Belgium). This training will take place in the framework of the IJJO led project “Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims”, financed by the Justice Program of the European Union. In addition to examining restorative justice practises, the training will place emphasis on implementation measures. The first day will be dedicated to Mediation, while the second day will focus on Conferencing with a special attention on child victims. A detailed agenda of the training will be posted in September.



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