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

05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their... Read more
27 Jan 2020
Eurochild has signed a joint letter addressed to Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-centred gathering convened by the UN Women, calling for stand-alone action on, and participation of, adolescent girls in the global conversations... Read more
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact... Read more

Learning

20 Feb 2020
About the webinar: The United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Their Liberty reported that “there are still at least 410,000 children held in detention every year in remand centres and prisons. This does not include an estimated... Read more
18 Nov 2019
Despite the fact that the Convention of the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. To... Read more
31 Oct 2019
In 2016, the European Union passed a Directive establishing common minimum standards on procedural safeguards for children that are binding across the EU. This represented a considerable consolidation and reinforcement of existing international... Read more
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Library

31 Oct 2019
What is its purpose? These guidelines lay down the rules of involving children in political campaigns. It was created to: show guidance to those involved in party politics, prevent the use of children in party politics, and to promote... Read more
11 Oct 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, introduced by the UN in 2012 and celebrated yearly on October11th, Terre des Hommes launches again the “Indifesa” Campaign. This initiative aims at safeguarding education,... Read more
07 Oct 2019
This input for the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) is the result of broad consultation by the Dutch NGO Coalition for Children’s Rights amongst Dutch non-governmental organisations (NGO’s), youth and experts. During round-table... 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

15 Oct 2019
The Regional TV spot is produced in the framework of the J/TiP project "Improving provision of services and raising awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo”.  SOS Hotline for... Read more
22 Feb 2019
This video is part of the European project “Implementing Restorative Justice with Child Victims”. Throughout the video we also learn about various organisations in Bulgaria that are working to help children through restorative justice. Read more
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).

Justice for children

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Date of publication: 1989
The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the first legally binding international instrument enshrining the civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights of all children.
Free training for professionals working with children in justice, residential care or detention settings
Coram Children's Legal Centre (CCLC) invites professionals and practitioners who work with children in justice, residential care or detention settings to take part in a free, three-day practical skills-based training course on topics relating to c
Educational materials from the "Rethinking of Crime and Punishment" conference on the topic of restorative justice
Publisher: Възстановително правосъдие в България
The "Restorative Justice in Bulgaria" blog shared materials and resources from the conference "Rethinking of Crime and Punishment" which was held on 21st April 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Future of Youth Justice Conference
The Future of Youth Justice Conference will focus on how all those involved and with an interest in Youth Justice can help prevent children and young people under 18 from offending or re-offending.
Event within the campaign "I'm not a problem, I have a problem"
Within the campaign "I am not a problem, I have a problem", the Center for Social Prevention Activities (GRiG) organizes a gathering at Cafe bar 16, where all participants will have the opportunity to get to know better with campaign goals.
Child Rights and Why They Matter
Publisher: UNICEF
This UNICEF online learning course will revamp your knowledge on children rights and the appropriate approach, while providing individuals with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the objectives of UNICEF, where child rights are at its c
9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE EFRJ (LEIDEN)
The EFRJ is happy to invite you to the 9th edition of its biennial international conference ‘Realising Restorative Justice: Human Rights and Personal Realities’ (Leiden, 22-24 June 2016)
JUVENILE JUSTICE IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
Publisher: The Government Of The Republic Of Moldova
This study represents a first attempt to assess the situation of children in conflict with the law in the Republic of Moldova. The conclusions of t…
PROMISE Project Series - Enabling Child-Sensitive Justice
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
Terre des Hommes Thematic Policy on Juvenile Justice
The thematic policy summarizes Terre des hommes’ approach to juvenile justice.

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