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.


14 Nov 2019
Since 2009, the Science and Education Ministry of Croatia co-funded preschool education and covered the kindergarten fee for all members of the Roma minority. However, payment was late for 12 Roma children, and even though the... Read more
14 Nov 2019
At the beginning of November a  two-day international conference was held on children’s right in Strasbourg with approximately 300 participants. The presentations and talks focused on the European states’ performances regarding... Read more
07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents... 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
02 Sep 2019
From women to children to indigenous peoples, the rights of marginalized groups the world over are violated daily. These injustices affect not just these groups, but also the stability of our world – and our collective future. Join this... Read more
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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


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.


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

[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.
[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


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