Third Meeting of the ECJJ - Programme

Third Meeting of the ECJJ

Programme

7th November 2012

16:30-16:45

Opening Session

Mr. John Drew. Chief executive of the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales.

Dr. Francisco Legaz. Chairman of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory.

"Dr. Francisco Legaz: Inaugural Speech. 3rd Meeting of the European Council for Juvenile Justice. London 2012"

Mrs Sylvie Rousteau. Chairwoman of the European Juvenile Justice Observatory.

"Mrs Sylvie Rousteau Speech. 3rd Meeting of the European Council for Juvenile Justice. London 2012"

16:45-17:15

ECJJ Members Roundtable Presentation

17:15-18:00

Ensuring cooperation among youth justice professionals: the European Council for Juvenile Justice

Ms. Cristina Goñi. Secretary General. International Juvenile Justice Observatory.

Mrs. Leda Koursoumba. Commissioner for Children's Rights of the Republic of Cyprus.

Mr. Jaap E. Doek. Former President UN Committee on Rights of the Child. Netherlands.

Mr. Dusty Kennedy. Head of the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales - Cymru.

8th November 2012

08:00-09:00

Welcome and Registration

09:00-10:00

Juvenile Justice in Europe: state of the art

Presentation of the ECJJ activities in collaboration with the European institutions:

A brief oulook on the latest initiatives and challenges

  • The Council of Europe
  • The FRA
  • European Union with the Commission and DG Justice

Facilitator: Mr. Cédric Foussard. Director of International Affairs. International Juvenile Justice Observatory.

Speakers:

Mrs. Gordana Berjan. Administrator within the Chidlren’s Rights division. Council of Europe.

Mrs. Maria Amor Martin Estebanez. Team Coordinator Child Rights and Family Equality and Citizens’ Rights Department European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

Mr. Marek Stavinoha. Commission for the rights of the child. DG Justice. European Commission.

10:00-10:15

Coffee Break

10:15-12:00

Drafting a White Paper on Child-Friendly Justice

Is the European juvenile justice in crisis? Increasing public safety, improving cost-benefit and juvenile justice outputs

Giving the floor to the members of the European Council for Juvenile Justice

Facilitator: Mr. Benoît Van Keirsbilck. President of DEI.

Speakers:

Prof. Frieder Duenkel. University of Greifswald.

Dr. Federico Perali. University of Verona Department of Economics.

Mrs. Eftychia Katsigaraki. Director of Special Therapeutic Institute's Organizing & Function. Ministry of Justice of Greece.

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:00

The European Council for Juvenile Justice: Functionning and Miscelleanous

the 2012 – 2015 ECJJ Roadmap ‘Building a bridge between European juvenile justice initiatives’

Drafting a White Paper on Child-Friendly Justice: what ECJJ should expect in terms of involvement

Relevance of a Steering group?

Miscelleanous

Facilitator: Ms. Sonia Zdorovtzoff. Policy Officer – European Affairs. International Juvenile Justice Observatory.

Speakers:

Mrs. Joyce Damato. Ministry of Home Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs.

Mrs. Koulla Yiasouma. Director of Include Youth.

Prof. Ursula Kilkelly. University College Cork, Ireland.

14:00-15:30

Juvenile Justice : addressing new challenges

Facing the new realities of juvenile justice professionals.

Giving the floor to the members of the ECJJ.

Suggestions:

  • Urban youth violence
  • Cybercriminality
  • New profiles of child offenders
  • Children in time of economical and social crisis

Facilitator: Mrs. Séverine Joliat. Coordinator of the Secretariat of the UN Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice.

Speakers:

Mr. John Pitts. Vauxhall Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Bedfordshire.

Prof. Tim Bateman. Secretary of the London Association for Youth Justice.

Dr. Raffaele Bracalenti. President of the Psychoanalytic Institute for Social Research (IPRS).

15:30-15:45

Conclusions

Mr. John Drew. Chief executive of the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales.

Dr. Francisco Legaz. Chairman of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory.