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Wednesday, 08 March 2017
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A 'Dialogue on Countering Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Radicalization to Violence in Central Asia' was hosted by the Global Counterterrorism Forum's Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group on February 23rd in The Hague (The Netherlands). This dialogue meeting was an opportunity to exchange on the challenges faced by Central Asian States regarding foreign terrorist fighters, the existing and developing programmes and tools to address this phenomenon, and the international cooperation mechanisms on this issue. Particular attention was given to tools for implementing the Hague-Marrakech Memorandum in Central Asia. 

Thursday, 02 March 2017
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Sophie Duroy, analyst and project manager at the IJJO, participated on February 15th and 16th in a workshop on mainstreaming the prevention of violent extremism in the ARF region, which took place in Brussels, jointly organised by the Philippines, Australia and the European Union. 

Wednesday, 01 March 2017
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Kenya

Within the final phase of the EU financed project ‘Strengthening Human Rights within Correctional Facilities in Kenya’, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) and the European Committee for Training and Agriculture (CEFA) hosted a roundtable meeting to review the outcome of the project, which included the IJJO’s published report ‘Human Rights and Deprivation of Liberty in Kenya:  An Analysis of the Human Rights’ Situation and Guidelines for an Internal Monitoring System’. The meeting took place on the 17th of January at the IJJO’s head office in Brussels.  

Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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The Fifth Meeting of the European Council for Juvenile Justice (ECJJ) served as a forum for juvenile justice professionals and actors in the field to tackle some of the most pressing issues regarding the protection of the rights of children and young people in contact with the law in Europe, while further developing and planning current and future projects of the Council. It was held in Valencia, Spain, from Wednesday the 15th to Friday the 17th of February 2017, organised by the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), with the support of IberCaja Obra Social and Bankia.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.



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