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Friday, 29 January 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On the 27th of January 2016, the partners of the J.O.D.A. project (Juvenile Offenders Detention Alternatives in Europe) participated in the project’s Final Conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, organized by the IJJO and open to the public, with representatives from juvenile justice organisations across Europe. During the Conference, experts from various EU countries discussed alternatives to deprivation of liberty for children and set out their views on articles 10 and 11 of the EU Directive on Procedural Safeguards for Children Suspected or Accused in Criminal Proceedings.

Friday, 22 January 2016
IJJO Day by Day
Mexico

Last term, in Mexico City, the IJJO presented a series of preventative measures and alternative mechanisms to solve controversies, as an input proposal for the development of the draft bill for the National Justice Law for Adolescents. The presentation took place in a series of specialised counselling sessions and in meetings, which were carried out with different commissions from the Coordination Council’s Technical Secretary for the Implementation of the Criminal Justice System (SETEC- Secretaria Técnica del Consejo de Coordinacion para la Implementacion del Sistema de Justicia Penal). This input proposal is fruit of the technical assistance that the IJJO carries out in Mexico as part of the EUROsociAL II program, which is financed by the European Union.

Friday, 15 January 2016
IJJO Day by Day

The UN General Assembly, in its resolution 69/157, invited the SG to commission an in-depth global study on children deprived of liberty. The preparatory work for the study, now in its early stages of development, is led by the Office of the SRSG on Violence Against Children, Marta Santos Pais. Ms Santos Pais invited representatives from civil society and research institutions to a meeting in New York on December 4 2015 to introduce the Global Study, discussing its scope, stakeholders, expected results and founding resources, and how these institutions can contribute to it. The IJJO was represented by its Director of International Affairs, Cédric Foussard.

Thursday, 31 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The online course of the European project ‘JODA’ (Juvenile Offenders Detention Alternatives) has been carried out on the IJJO online training platform, the International School for Juvenile Justice. It started on October 7, 2015, and was completed by the end of December 2015. This course supports the aim of the JODA project, which is to deliver knowledge and share best practices among different European countries on alternatives to deprivation of liberty for young offenders.

Thursday, 24 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day

On the 26th and 27th of November, the “Technical Meeting for the Presentation of the Operative Guides for the Regional Model of Comprehensive Policy for the Prevention of Violence and Crime” took place in El Salvador, during which the operative guides for the Model were presented to officials and experts from various Latin American countries. The meeting was organised by the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) and the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus), as part of the EUROsociAL II Programme, which is financed by the European Union.

Monday, 21 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day

On 16 December 2015, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) approved a compromise text agreed with the European Parliament on a directive on procedural safeguards for children in criminal proceedings. 

Friday, 18 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day
Chile

On the 12th of November, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) received the “Justicia Juvenil SENAME” award. The award was given by the Chilean National Minors’ Service, which was represented at the prize giving by its director, Marcela Labraña. The award ceremony was held during the opening of the 2nd International Juvenile Justice Seminar, which was also attended by the Deputy Secretary for Justice, Ignacio Suárez, and Estela Ortiz, Executive Secretary of the Childhood Council.

Friday, 11 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The Conference of Ministers of Justice of Ibero-American Countries (COMJIB) and the International Juvenile Justice Observatiry (IJJO) have worked throughout this year to create strategies for implementing tools for social and workforce integration in the Latin American and Caribbean region such as: the “Standards for social and workforce integration of women in detention and after release” and the “Regional rules for the social and workforce integration of persons in detention and after release”. This multilateral cooperation is part of the EUROsociAL II programme, created to facilitate the exchange of experiences in public policies between the EU and Latin America.

Thursday, 03 December 2015
IJJO Day by Day

Deputy Ministers, Secretaries-General and Managing Directors from juvenile justice institutions from 11 Latin American countries have taken part together with their European counterparts, representatives from the European Union and international organisations, in the ‘1st Regional Seminar on Juvenile Justice’, held from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December in Mexico City. The meeting was co-organised by the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), Expertise France, the Technical Secretariat of the Coordination Council for the Implementation of the Penal Justice System of Mexico, and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation ( AMEXCID ). This event is part of the EUROsociAL II Programme which is financed by the European Union.

Monday, 30 November 2015
IJJO Day by Day

Within the framework of the EUROsociAL II Programme, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) gives technical assistance to the Colombian delegation for Public Security from the National Planning Department.  As part of this assistance, the IJJO coordinated a group of study visits for the delegation to institutions with expertise in Security and Violence Prevention in Chile,  Northern Ireland and Spain during the months of August and October.  Following these visits and as a result of them, an analytical document will be produced on the successful experiences in the creation of Institutional Designs for Post-Conflict Security.



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