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

13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new... Read more
04 Jul 2019
The Justice for Children global initiative is today (July 4) launching a Call to Action to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world, at the United Nations. The work is being led by project director Professor Jennifer... Read more
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

Learning

24 Jun 2019
The webinar is meant for: The webinar is intended for social workers, sociologists, psychologists, lawyers, humanitarians, practitioners and for all who are interested in the development of the regulation of boarding schools in Bulgaria during... Read more
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
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Alternative Ways to Address Youth

Library

01 Jan 2019
The Call to Action - Leave no child behind Roughly 1 in 3 people across the globe is a child. Yet, while the sustainable development agenda pledges to leave no one behind, there is a stark gap when it comes to measuring, understanding, and... Read more
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

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

[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.
[Bulgaria] "Animus Association" Foundation Acquired a Blue Room for Interrogation and Hearing of Children
Date of publication: 2018
The Children's Advocacy and Support Center of the "Animus Association" Foundation provides services to children who are victims of violence and their families. The centre now has a Blue Room for questioning and hearing of children since May 2018.
[Ukraine] New law helps Ukrainian children recover $1.5 bln in child support from fleeing fathers
Date of publication: 2018
Some 450,000 children have been repaid debts that had been dragging for years, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Pet
[International] 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children
Date of publication: 2018
The 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children will take place from 28-30 May at the UNESCO House in Paris. Organised under the haut-patronage of UNESCO, it will address three major issues:
How to Talk to Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children about Asylum [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This video provides some useful tips on how to talk to unaccompanied minors and separated children about Asylum. Sources:
[Moldova] A new study by Terre des hommes Moldova: Prevention of juvenile delinquency - challenges, conclusions, recommendations
Date of publication: 2018
Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation promotes and develops children’s rights protection programs in Moldova for more than ten years, juvenile justice being one of the major areas of interest and intervention.
[Serbia] Gathering within the campaign "I'm not a problem, I have a problem"
Date of publication: 2018
In the campaign "I'm not a problem, I have a problem", a gathering took place at a Café bar "16" in Belgrade.

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