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Friday, 27 November 2015
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The first steering committee meeting for the project ‘Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe: Training for Professionals’ was held in Brussels, Belgium, on the 7th and 8th of October.  The International Juvenile Justice Observatory leads this project, co-funded by the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme of the European Union. During the meeting, experts in juvenile justice discussed the project’s scope and associated training materials. 

Friday, 20 November 2015
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Costa Rica

On the 30th of September, 2015, the Ministry of Justice and Peace and the Judiciary of Costa Rica officially presented the Public Policy on Restorative Juvenile Justice in the Supreme Court of Justice. The policy is an outcome of the EUROsociAL II programme, financed by the European Union, which encourages the exchange of experiences and good practices between Europe and Latin America with regards to public policies. The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) is an operational partner of this project and is a co-author of this policy document, which was created with the participation of various Costa Rican institutions.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015
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The Minister for Justice and Peace of Costa Rica, Cecilia Sánchez Romero, and the Chairman of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory, Francisco Legaz Cervantes, signed a Cooperation Agreement between their respective institutions in Madrid on the 20th of October at a meeting which was also attended by Costa Rica’s Deputy Minister for Peace, Victor Barrantes, and the General Secretary of the IJJO, Cristina Goñi, as well as the IJJO Programme Manager, Juan Víctor Véliz. 

Friday, 06 November 2015
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France

The IJJO chairman, Dr. Francisco Legaz Cervantes, and the International Affairs director, Cédric Foussard, published an article on the prevention of violence against children within justice systems, in issue no. 64 of the journal “Les Cahiers Dynamiques”. This issue is a special dossier on the 70th anniversary of the 1945 ordinance, upon which the French juvenile justice is based. 

Friday, 06 November 2015
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The second day of the North American Council for Juvenile Justice’s Second Meeting, which took place on Friday the 6th of November, consisted of a policy-oriented event where the participants could engage in discussions on policies and challenges facing North American nations, as well as the future steps of the NACJJ.

Thursday, 05 November 2015
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The Second Meeting of the North American Council for Juvenile Justice has dedicated its first day to tackling good practices in restorative juvenile justice, as well as alternatives to deprivation of liberty for children in conflict with the law in the North American region. 

Wednesday, 04 November 2015
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In an event prior to the Second Meeting of the North American Council for Juvenile Justice (NACJJ), the Juvenile Justice Initiative (JJI) and Illinois Balanced and Restorative Justice (IBARJ) held a discussion on November 3 called “Restorative Justice: The Northern Ireland Approach” in Chicago, Illinois, USA.  This seminar was a key component of the process undertaken by the JJI, IBARJ and the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission to review local, national and international restorative justice best practices as a means of submitting recommendations to the Illinois House of Representatives (pursuant to a House Resolution) for implementing restorative justice in the juvenile justice system in Illinois.  

Friday, 23 October 2015
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The “JustyS” magazine specialises in Justice and Public Security. The publication forms part of the strategic approach in this area of the EUROsociAL II programme, which operates in Latin American countries, financed by the European Union. The first edition of the publication features on page 22 an interview with Cristina Goñi, General Secretary of the IJJO, in the section dedicated to those who work in organisations that offer technical assistance to EUROsociAL’s strategy for Justice and Public Security. 

Thursday, 15 October 2015
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During a study visit to Canada in September, Mr. Veerayuth Sukcharoen and Dr. Kattiya Ratanadilok, the Director General and the Head of Research and Development of the Department of Juvenile Observation and Protection of the Thai Ministry of Justice (DJOP) respectively, carried out an informal meeting in Ontario with Ms. Dale Elliott, Manager of the Youth Justice Strategic Policy and Planning Unit, Youth Justice Services Division, Ministry of Children and Youth Services of the Ontario Government.

Friday, 09 October 2015
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Brazil

The IJJO has taken part in a joint statement against the recent constitutional amendment in Brazil to lower the age of criminal majority from 18 to 16 years. This statement, addressed to Joachim Rücker, President of the Human Rights Council, was delivered coinciding with the 30th session of the HRC. Other prominent organizations advocating through this statement include BICE (International Catholic Child Bureau), DCI (Defence for Children International), Terre des Hommes, CRIN (Child Rights International Network), to name a few. 



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