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2016 Sep 7

UNICEF held a seminar in Buenos Aires on May 19th and 20th entitled ‘Systems of Supervising and Monitoring the Detention Conditions of Children in Conflict with the Law’. The event, which was organised in collaboration with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children, included the participation of Juan Francisco Rubio García, a member of the European...

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2016 Aug 1

During the 9th European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ) conference in Leiden (Netherlands) on June 22-24, 2016, ECJJ members Tim Chapman and Maija Gellin presented the European Model for Restorative Justice with Juveniles. This European Research on restorative justice with juveniles conducted by the ECJJ is available online and comprises three volumes...

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2016 Jul 1

On the 21st of June, the IJJO took part in Brussels to an Open Dialogue Day on the Prevention of Radicalisation among Young People

This event was organised by the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA), in cooperation with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the role that youth...

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2016 May 27

The project ‘Listen to the child – Justice befriends the child’, held its final conference in Sofia on the 26 and 27 of April, entitled "Integrated Approach for Fair Justice". The two-year project’s main workstreams have focused on creating a bond between institutions united around child protection, as well as implementing effective integrated approaches in the interest of...

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2016 May 20

The International Juvenile Justice Observatory is proud to announce the release of the manual of good practices 'Alternatives to Detention for Juvenile Offenders'. The manual is the fruit of the Juvenile Offenders Detention Alternative in Europe (J.O.D.A) project, led by Istituto Don Calabria (Italy) and carried out in partnership with...

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2016 May 13

The Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings was officially adopted by the European Council on the 21st of April, 2016, following an approval by the European Parliament in December 2015. The document provides for the...

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2016 Mar 10

The Second Steering Group Meeting of the EU Project ‘MIPREDET – Analysis of procedures and conditions of minor’s pre-trial detention’, in which the IJJO participated as partner, took place on the 3rd and 4th of February in Oporto. This meeting was an opportunity for the project partners to present their analysis on the scope of application of pre-trial detention concerning...

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2016 Feb 5

From the 25th to the 27th of January, representatives of juvenile justice organisations across Europe gathered in Brussels for a training event organised by the International Juvenile Justice Observatory as part of the ‘Improving Juvenile Justice Systems in Europe’ project. The aim of the event, which was held in the Parliament of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, was to...

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2016 Jan 29

On the 27th of January 2016, the partners of the J.O.D.A. project (Juvenile Offenders Detention Alternatives in Europe) participated in the project’s Final Conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, organized by the IJJO and open to the public, with representatives from juvenile justice organisations across Europe. During the Conference, experts from various EU countries...

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2015 Dec 31

The online course of the European project ‘JODA’ (Juvenile Offenders Detention Alternatives) has been carried out on the IJJO online training platform, the International School for Juvenile Justice. It started on October 7, 2015, and was completed by the end of December 2015. This course supports the aim of the JODA project, which is to deliver...

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