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Tuesday, 21 July 2015
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The first steering group meeting of the European project ‘MIPREDET - Analysis of procedures and conditions of minors’ pre-trial detention’ took place in Brussels on the 1st and 2nd of July. The project’s objective is to get to know the conditions and practices implemented in the different countries regarding pre-trial detention for children. This implies analysing to what extent international norms and recommendations are applied. The meeting took place in the headquarters of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory. 

Friday, 17 July 2015
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On the 16th and 17th of June, the UNESCO conference ‘Youth and the Internet: Fighting Radicalization and Extremism’ took place in Paris. This organisation presented its framework for comprehensive action, under the motto ‘Empowering Young People to Build Peace’. Dr. Francisco Legaz Cervantes, IJJO Chairman and conference speaker, highlighted the need to allocate resources to prevention and intervention in order to move young people away from this phenomenom.

Friday, 10 July 2015
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On the 3rd of June, the IJJO took part in ‘Prioritizing Access to Justice for all Children in Europe and Beyond. What we know and what can be done’, an event organised in Brussels by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and UNICEF in partnership with the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights.

Friday, 03 July 2015
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On the 4th June, a symposium centred in the educational care given to children in conflict with the law took place in the city of Rennes in France. This event was co-organized by the Interregional Direction for the Judicial Protection of Youths- Great West (DIRPJJ Grand-Ouest) of the French Ministry of Justice, together with the International Juvenile Justice Observatory and the Interfederal Union of Private Health and Social Care Organisations and Projects (URIOPSS) of the Pays de la Loire region. The event counted with the interventions of the Chairman of the IJJO, Francisco Legaz Cervantes, and other experts from a range of countries such as Belgium, Spain, Holland, Ireland and France, all experts in the ambit of providing care to children and youths. 

Thursday, 02 July 2015
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The IJJO in conjunction with its think tank the European Council for Juvenile Justice (ECJJ) has just released Volume I of its ‘European Research on Restorative Juvenile Justice’. This volume, entitled ‘Research and Selection of the Most Effective Juvenile Restorative Justice Practices in Europe: Snapshots from 28 EU Member States’ analyses the existing restorative practices across the EU, and is the basis for the best practices recommended in Volume II, the ‘European Model for Restorative Justice with Children and Young People’, soon to be published. 

Friday, 19 June 2015
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Colombia

The EUROsociAL programme has published “Vetas de transferencia de 7 prácticas internacionales en prevención de la delincuencia juvenil: análisis de adaptabilidad al contexto colombiano” (Transferring 7 International Practices in the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency: Analysing their Adaptability to the Colombian Context), within the domain of public security. Among the practices contained therein, certain potential “reserves” of expertise are identified, from which valuable elements could be gleaned to then enrich the Colombian experience, analysing their adaptability to this country’s context.

Thursday, 18 June 2015
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The project ‘MIPREDET: Analysis of procedures and conditions on minors’ pre-trial detention’ seeks to gather information regarding conditions and practices on pre-trial detention in European juvenile justice systems.

Thursday, 11 June 2015
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Over the 13th and 14th of May, the ‘3rd Seminar on Restorative Justice’ was held in Montevideo, organized by the IJJO and led by experts Theo Gavrieldes and Pablo Galain, with Penal Judges, Public Defence Lawyers from the Judicial Branch and Prosecutors from the Public Prosecutor’s Office, among others, in attendance. The aim is to compile the necessary resources so that an implementation guide for the Restorative Justice Protocol can be constructed. The guide, in turn, can in this way contribute to crime reduction through increased police efficiency and rehabilitation, resulting from the use of restorative practices.

Friday, 29 May 2015
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During the Second Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice, held the first week of May in Phuket (Thailand), the IJJO Chairman, Doctor Francisco Legaz, was awarded the recognition for lifelong engagement for children and young people by the Ministry of Justice of Thailand.

Thursday, 21 May 2015
IJJO Day by Day

The fourth and last day of the APCJJ Second Meeting was designed as a policy oriented event, during which the participants engaged in a roundtable discussion on the future projects and activities of the Asia-Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice.



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