On May 3rd, the IJJO took part in the conference ‘Overcoming youth marginalisation - Best practices to prevent radicalisation and criminalisation of youth in state of vulnerability’ at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) premises in Brussels.The conference...read more
The ‘Alternative Ways to Address Youth (AWAY)’ project held its kickoff meeting on the 4th and 5th of April 2017 in Budapest. This project focuses on diversion measures for children in conflict with the law, and is coordinated by Terres des Hommes Hungary. The IJJO is a partner of the project.
‘AWAY’ was formed in response to the lack of...read more
On April 24th and 25th, the IJJO and the Belgian Federal Public Service of Justice co-organised a seminar regarding the Belgian juvenile justice approach to Counter Terrorism. This seminar focused on the methods Belgian organisations and municipality representatives use to identify radicalised youth, and their approach to prevent and counter this issue.
This event was organised in the...read more
The second steering group meeting of the EU project ‘FACT FOR MINORS – Fostering alternative care for troubled minors’ took place on the 18th and 19th of May in Barcelona. The main objective of this project is to reinforce the capacity of, and the cooperation between, professionals working in alternative care communities in five European Union (EU) countries -...read more
The IJJO and the Foundation 180 gathered in The Hague for the second study visit of the project ‘PRALT - The prevention of juvenile radicalisation: Promoting the use of alternatives to detention through judicial training’. The study-visit and training session in the Netherlands regarded deradicalisation processes through alternatives to...read more
This past May 3rd, the final conference of the European project ‘MIPREDET - Analysis of procedures and conditions on minors’ pre-trial detention’ took place in Murcia (Spain). During the event, this project’s partners presented their results to the participants of the conference.
This project is financed by the Justice Programme...read more
The first steering committee meeting for the project ‘Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims’ was held in Brussels on the 20th of March, at the IJJO headquarters. The project is being organised to increase and adapt the research on restorative justice within the EU, and ensure mutual learning between six countries.
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.
This study-visit was an opportunity for all partners of...read more
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...read more
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...read more