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Tuesday, 28 February 2017
IJJO Day by Day

From February 20th to the 22nd, the IJJO and the Bremen Ministry of Justice and Constitution co-hosted the first study-visit of the IIJO led project ‘PRALT – The prevention of juvenile radicalisation’ in Berlin. 

Friday, 24 February 2017
IJJO Day by Day

The final conference of the IJJO led project ‘Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe: Training for professionals’ was held in Valencia, Spain, between the 15th and the 17th of February 2017. The final conference allowed for the perfect opportunity to present and reflect on the results of this project, co-funded by the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme of the European Union. 

Friday, 03 February 2017
IJJO Day by Day

From the 18th to the 20th of January, 2017, the IJJO, represented by Ms. Sophie Duroy, attended the workshop of the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ) on “Criminal Justice Actors’ Role in Countering Violent Extremism”, as well as its strategy meeting on “Implementation of the Neuchatel Memorandum on Juvenile Justice Strategy”.  Held in the headquarters of the IIJ in Valletta, Malta, the two events brought together more than 40 representatives of international organisations and judicial practitioners. 

Friday, 27 January 2017
IJJO Day by Day

As the IJJO led project ‘Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe: Training for Professionals’ reaches its conclusion with a final conference this February in Valencia (Spain), all the various materials produced are now available on the IJJO website for a wide-reaching training on child-friendly justice and the right of the child to be heard across several EU member states.  

Thursday, 19 January 2017
IJJO Day by Day
Philippines

The IJJO, together with the rest of the NGOs composing the Child Justice Advocacy Group -Terre des hommes (Tdh), Penal Reform International (PRI), Defence for Children International (DCI),Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) , World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (AIMJF), Vivere, International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE)-, issued a Joint Statement asking the Philippines to refrain  from lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from fifteen to nine years.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
IJJO Day by Day

Experts coming from 10 countries (from Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and North America) participated in an international seminar in Santiago de Chile to discuss crime prevention and reinsertion in relation to children in contact with the law. The seminar was co-organized by the Chilean government (through its Ministries of Interior and Public Security, Justice and Human Rights and through the National Council of Children), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (SRSG VAC); and sponsored by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO). 

Friday, 23 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On Tuesday 13 December, the French partner of the project 'Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe: Training for Professionals',  Association Diagrama, held their first national workshop with juvenile justice stakeholders.

Friday, 23 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

From the 13th of November until the 18th of November 2016, a ministerial delegation from Tunisia visited Belgium and the Netherlands in order to learn about good practices of their juvenile justice systems, particularly regarding alternatives to detention and probation programmes. The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) and UNICEF Tunisia organized this study visit. It was carried out within the framework of a project to improve the juvenile justice system in Tunisia, Projet d'appui à l'amélioration du système de justice juvénile (PARJ). The delegation is an acting steering committee on this project, which is financed by the European Union. 

Tuesday, 20 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On Tuesday the 20th of December, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) announced the recipients of the 'Juvenile Justice Without Borders' International Award in its 4th edition, 2016. This award, represented by a statuette of Lady Justice, recognises the work of professionals and organisations that have contributed to the improvement of juvenile justice systems and to the protection of the rights of children and youth throughout the world.



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