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Friday, 02 October 2015
IJJO Day by Day

On the 23rd of September, the second meeting of the project ‘REVIJ – Reparation to the victim in the European Juvenile Justice Systems: Comparative analysis and transfer of best practices (JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4513)’ Steering Group, coordinated by Fundación Diagrama (Spain), was held in Rennes, France, hosted by the partner Association Diagrama. Ms. Adélaïde Vanhove, Policy Officer on EU affairs at the IJJO, took part in this meeting.

Friday, 18 September 2015
IJJO Day by Day

Within the framework of the EUROsociAL II programme, financed by the European Union, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) is providing technical assistance to public institutions in Latin America. In 2014 work began on a new line of work: ‘Support for the Modernization of Public Policy aimed at Adolescents in Conflict with the Law’. Its objective is to improve and modernize the juvenile justice systems in the region of Latin America. As part of this cooperation, between July 27 and 31 an exchange visit took place to Spain (Madrid) and Ireland (Dublin), whose objective has been to support the design and creation of a National Service for the Social Reintegration of Adolescents in Chile.

Friday, 11 September 2015
IJJO Day by Day

Eurocrim, the Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology (ECS), celebrated its 15th Annual Conference from the 2nd to the 5th of September in Porto, Portugal. At this conference, more than 1400 experts in different scientific areas, who study crime and safety, assembled to address the criminal phenomenon in its multiple facets. Juvenile justice was one of those highlighted. The workshop dedicated to this issue was chaired by Cédric Foussard, Director of International Affairs for the IJJO. 

Friday, 04 September 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) is lending technical support to the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IEI, in its Spanish acronym) of the Panamanian Ministry of the Interior for the social and vocational integration of adolescents and young people in prison. Between July 13 and 17, 2015 there was a specialized consultancy session for the enforcement of the Social and Vocational Integration Service (SIS) and the preparation of several work protocols for inter-institutional collaboration on social and vocational integration. The IJJO's technical support is being carried out within the framework of the EUROsociAL II program, financed by the European Union. 

Friday, 28 August 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The third transnational seminar of the project ‘Listen to the Child - Justice Befriends the Child’ took place in Paris and Angers (France) between the 22nd and the 26th of June 2015. The overall goal of this project is to improve the situation of children who are victims or witnesses of a crime, when they become involved in legal proceedings, by introducing an integrated approach for services, based on a personalised assessment of their specific needs in line with the EU Directive on Victims (2012/29/EU). 

Friday, 21 August 2015
IJJO Day by Day

This new website of the Asia-Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice (APCJJ) will be the primary means of keeping up to date with the Council’s activities and makeup, as well as a platform for collaboration among its members. Featuring a presentation of the Council’s activities, members, as well as details of its meetings, the website is designed to facilitate the exchange of relevant knowledge between members and relevant stakeholders in the region. 

Friday, 14 August 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The 7th Annual Conference of the Asian Criminological Society ‘Criminology and Criminal Justice in a Changing World: Contributions from Asia’ took place between June 25th and 26th in Hong Kong, China. The event tackled crucial themes, amongst which youth crime, prevention of crime, punishment and penal policies.

Thursday, 13 August 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The International Prisoners' Justice Day was today celebrated for the first time in Kenya, and in Africa. The celebration and launch were held at the Nairobi Remand and Allocation Prison, which hosts prisoners awaiting trial. The theme of this celebration has been “Restoring Prisoners to Themselves, Their Families and the Community”. Social reintegration of prisoners in their communities and families is one of the priorities of the Kenya government, as well as one of the crucial areas of intervention of the project ‘Stop Human Rights Violation within detention facilities in Kenya’, to which the IJJO is partner.

Friday, 07 August 2015
IJJO Day by Day

Within the framework of the EUROsociAL II program, financed by the European Union, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) is lending technical support to the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies (Instituto de Estudios Interdisciplinarios, IEI) in Panama for the social and vocational inclusion of young people and adolescents in prison. As part of this support, between April 20th and April 24th 2015 there was a consultancy service, workshop and a visit for the preparation of a guide for the creation of a Social And Vocational Inclusion Service that will serve as a connection between the adolescents deprived of liberty and the employing businesses or organizations.

Friday, 24 July 2015
IJJO Day by Day
Saudi Arabia

The IJJO has joined with five other human rights organisations to urge Saudi Arabia to cancel the executions of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr and Dawood Hussain al-Marhoon, imposed for crimes committed as juveniles. The joint statement that condemns this sentence is addressed to the Minister of Justice, Dr. Waleed Mohammad Al Samaani. It has been drafted by the Child Rights International Network (CRIN), and is signed by the IJJO alongside the European-Saudi Organisation for Human Rights, Defence for Children International (DCI), International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM) and Terre des Hommes International Federation. 

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