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Friday, 09 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On the 7th of December 2016, the IJJO co-organised in Nairobi the Kenyan national conference that concluded the “Strengthening human rights within detention facilities in Kenya” project, led by the European Committee for Training and Agriculture (CEFA). The scope of the conference was to share the main project’s outcomes with state and non-state actors, developing concrete action points and progressions with respect to human rights for people deprived of their liberty in Kenya.

Thursday, 08 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

The third steering group meeting of the European project ‘MIPREDET - Analysis of procedures and conditions of minors’ pre-trial detention’, funded by the Justice Programme of the European Commission, took place on November 30th and December 1st. the IJJO was represented by Sophie Duroy, Assistant Policy Officer in European Affairs.

Monday, 05 December 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On December 2nd and 3rd, the IJJO took part in the first Steering group meeting of the European project 'Fact for Minors – Fostering Alternative Care for Troubled Minors' in Rome, Italy. The objective of this project is to ensure that children with psychiatric/personality disorders in alternative care are guaranteed full access to their rights, including educational, social and therapeutic rights, in a child-appropriate manner and context. 

Friday, 11 November 2016
IJJO Day by Day

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) is an Austrian partner of the European project “Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe – Training for Professionals”, led by the IJJO. In October, BIM organised, in close cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Justice (BMJ), a nationwide workshop in Vienna aimed at increasing the awareness and strengthening the capacities of professionals working in the field of juvenile justice. All together 48 key experts from the police, the justice system, the probation office, civil society, etc. contributed, allowing for interdisciplinary perspectives. 

Thursday, 03 November 2016
IJJO Day by Day

Between May and September 2016, the Child Law Clinic, School of Law at University College Cork, held two National Discussion Days on juvenile justice, bringing together approximately 100 high-level stakeholders and practitioners working with and for children in conflict with the law in Ireland.  The aim of these events was to introduce and disseminate a training package developed as part of the project “Improving juvenile justice systems in Europe: Training for professionals”, led by the IJJO.

Friday, 21 October 2016
IJJO Day by Day

The project ‘REVIJ - Reparation to the Victim in the European Juvenile Justice Systems: Comparative Analysis and Transfer of Best Practices’ concluded on October 5th, 2016 in Murcia (Spain) with a very successful final conference, attended by many recognised Spanish academics and professionals.

Friday, 14 October 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On the 28th of September the IJJO attended the Club de Madrid kick-off meeting “Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story”. This event marked the start of a very ambitious EU-funded project, lasting 12 months, which aims to strengthen the counter-narrative debate on extremist propaganda, as well as produce a multi-dimensional response to this issue. 

Monday, 26 September 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On Thursday 22nd September, General Comment No. 19 of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on public budgeting for the realisation of children’s rights was officially launched in Geneva (Switzerland). The event, celebrated parallel to the 73rd session of the Committee, was organised by the Child Rights Connect network, of which the IJJO is a member.

Monday, 12 September 2016
IJJO Day by Day

On August 30th, the IJJO participated in an international seminar on children's rights, public safety and non-custodial measures from a socio-legal perspective, held in Montevideo (Uruguay) and organised by UNICEF in collaboration with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations on Violence against Children, Marta Santos Pais.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016
IJJO Day by Day

The Confederation of European Probation (CEP) organised an international seminar on ‘Working with young adult offenders’ (age group: 16-25 years old) in Lillestrøm, Norway, from the 31st of August to the 1st of September. The IJJO, represented by Sophie Duroy, gave a presentation on “Child-friendly measures applicable to young adults”. 

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