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Wednesday 24th of July 2019

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Tuesday, 10 January 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Friday, 09 December 2016
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Kenya

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.



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