Special section: Justice for children

On this page you can find all the resources on the issue of justice for children: news, documents, multimedia and learning opportunities.

News

15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was... Read more
15 Mar 2019
PRECISION or Promote Rehabilitation, Empowerment of Children and Support for Youth Offenders is a project implemented by Terre des hommes Romania, that seeks to promote wellbeing and reduce recidivism of juvenile offenders in Romania. The... Read more
15 Jan 2019
The National Network for Children in Bulgaria condemned the statements of the Deputy Minister of Justice Mr. Evgeni Stoyanov during a morning talk show on the TV channel bTV. Mr. Stoyanov had insinuated that children detained by the law may be... Read more

Learning

12 Nov 2018
The following e-learning module is intended to help child protection professionals channel juvenile offenders away from judicial proceedings. This course will give an overview of the alternative methods and give you the tools to use them in future... Read more
07 Nov 2018
This ChildHub Academy e-learning module is intended to help child protection professionals channel juvenile offenders away from judicial proceedings. This course will give an overview of the alternative methods and give you the tools to use... Read more
19 Oct 2018
The webinar is designed for professionals working with children in conflict with the law. The webinar is organized by Program for the Development of the Judicial System Association and  Know-how centre for alternative care for... Read more
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Alternative Ways to Address Youth

Library

01 Nov 2018
This report presents an analysis of the juvenile justice system in Romania with a special focus on the diversion measures. The evaluation was conducted in the light of EU standards (Directives 2012/29; 2001/220; 2012/800) but also important UN... Read more
03 Oct 2018
What Is Diversion? Diversion programs are alternatives to initial or continued formal processing of offenders in the criminal justice system. Where some diversion programs apply to adults who perpetrate less serious crimes or crimes for their... Read more
03 Oct 2018
Children (persons under the age of 18) are entitled to justice and accountable for injustice. This document provides a brief overview of how children can be involved in the justice system, including the degree of involvement. Each level requires... Read more

Topics

05 Oct 2018 by Anamarija Vuic
Poštovani sudionici, do sada smo održali dva treninga, u Zagrebu i Osijeku, a čeka nas još Rijeka. Iz vaših povratnih informacija saznali smo da su...
14 Sep 2018 by Judit Németh-Almasi
Ez a fórum a magyar nyelvű képzésben résztvevők részére jött létre. A moderálásért a projektben résztvevő mentorok felelősek.

Multimedia

27 Nov 2018
An easy to understand description of how restorative justice serves the interests of children in conflict with the law. The video was produced as part of the EU-funded project AWAY (Alternative Ways Addressing Youth).
03 Oct 2018
This infographic outlines pathways in the juvenile justice system, and shows how diversion and restorative justice fit into a traditional criminal justice system.
04 Sep 2018
This infographic presents a path to aszlum that an unaccompanied or separated child takes.   Sources: “Asylum Applicants Considered to be Unaccompanied Minors.” (2017). Eurostat newsrelease. http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/... Read more

Justice for children

Animation for children about the role of the interpreter (age group 3-6)
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Co-Minor-In/Quest II
The video explains - without words - what the role of an interpreter is. The video was produced for children between 3 and 6 years of age.
[United Kingdom] The importance of the child’s voice when enforcing orders under the 1996 Hague Convention
Date of publication: 2018
This article describes the legal issues surrounding an Anglo Russian case in July 2018.
[International] Final Declaration of the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children published
Date of publication: 2018
The 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children took place in Paris on 28-30 May. The Congress brought together 120 speakers from all continents and ensured the participation of youth.
Theory of Change - Migration, Tackling Child Labour and Access to Justice Programmes
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Tdh Lausanne
The Theory of change (TOC) illustrates why and how a desired change is likely to occur in a particular context. It seeks to fill the "missing element" between activities or interventions and how they contribute to desired changes.
Expert in Child Participation and Children's Rights in Juvenile Justice
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes is seeking the services of a consultant to develop a manual on child participation. The manual is to be used in an EU-funded project "Alternative Ways to Address Youth".
[Moldova] Terre des hommes Moldova has received an important EU award
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation won the European Union Award for "Democracy and Good Governance" category.
[Ukraine] On July 10-13, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider 7 bills concerning the rights of the child
Date of publication: 2018
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider 7 draft laws on the child protection. 3 bills of them will be considered at the parliamentary session:
[Ukraine] Protecting the rights of children in Ukraine: an important package of laws has been adopted
Date of publication: 2018
In July 2018 the second package of laws "There are no alien children" has been accepted!
Alternative Ways to Address Youth (Away) Project
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
Juvenile justice systems in Europe have undergone considerable change over the past 20 years, particularly those in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Regional Programme Manager, Access to Justice
Date of publication: 2018
You are passionate about Juvenile Justice and Access to Justice. You fully embrace the goal to end child detention everywhere. You are a self-starter and enjoy fundraising.

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