AWAY project in numbers

20 Dec 2018

Over the course of the 2 years, project partners have worked hard to fulfill their committments.

As part of different national awareness raising campaigns at least 54 articles or interviews were published in different media outlets;

24 trainings  were organised in three-three cities in each country: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Hungary with 450 participants from the area of probation, police, child protection, detention centers, local goverments to build their capacities related to diversion;

Each partner has organised advocacy events (5) with the contribution (participation) of professionals working in the field of juvenile justice and child protection, stakeholders from locl and governmental levels

47 meetings with children, members of Child Advisory Boards were organised in the four CEE countires. Girls and boys aged between 14 and 21 participated at these board meetings, even though the membership changed as they left institutions or stepped further in their education.

15 professional mentors prepared and organised the program, facilitated the events. These mentors are judges, psychologists, court experts and other legal professionals, a university professor, social workers, and social pedagogues;

5 research reports on the situation of diversion and juvenile justice in the project countires were published. The reports were written by: Dr. Ioan Durnescu and Corina Popa (Romania); Irena Cajner Mraović (Croatia); Géraldine Mathieu (Belgium); Dr. Szilvia Gyurkó, Éva Kerpel, Barbara Németh, Anna Rosner (Hintalovon Foundation) (Hungary); Dilyana Giteva with the support of Joana Terzieva (Bulgaria). The research reports are available both in English and the national languages.

Juvenile Diversion in Romania. Working in isolation (Alternative la trimiterea în judecată a minorilor în România. Un sistem fragmentat): https://childhub.org/ro/biblioteca-online-protectia-copilului/alternativ... ; https://childhub.org/en/child-protection-online-library/juvenile-diversion-romania

Diversion in juvenile justice system in Croatia: national research report (Diverzija u kaznenopravnom sustavu za maloljetnike u Hrvatskoj: nacionalno istraživačko izvješće) https://udruga.hrabritelefon.hr/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Diverzija-u-kaznenopravnom-sustavu-za-maloljetnike-u-Hrvatskoj.pdf

Diversion and restorative justice: The Belgian experience of juvenile justice (Déjudiciarisation et justice restauratrice:l'expérience de la justice juvénile en Belgique): http://www.dei-belgique.be/IMG/pdf/away_rapport_be_final-2.pdf

Alternative Ways to Address Youth: Diversion in the Hungarian juvenile justice system; ‘AWAY’ PROJECT National Research Report (A bűncselekményt elkövető fiatalkorúaknál használható elterelések alkalmazásáról és annak tapasztalatairól): https://childhub.org/hu/gyermekvedelmi-e-konyvar/buncselekmenyt-elkoveto-fiatalkoruaknal-hasznalhato-elterelesek

Alternative Ways to Address Youth, Bulgarian report, September 2017 (Преглед на законодателните възможности за използване на алтернативи на наказанието при работа с младежи България Септември 2017 г.)

We would like to thank the hard work of all contributors who helped AWAY project, all the project managers, mentors, volunteers and professionals who work with children at the risk with the law and help the elaboration of diversion and child friendly practices in the project countries and in the European Union.

The project was co-funded by the REC programme of the European Commission.

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