The International association of youth and family judges and magistrates (IAYFJM), Terre des hommes Foundation, and Penal Reform International (PRI) with Child Rights International Network (CRIN), Defence for Children International (DCI), Judicial Training Institute of Belgium (IGO- IFJ) and the Information for All Programme of UNESCO, are organizing the 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children at the UNESCO House in Paris-France from the 28th to 30th of May 2018.
Under the title "Strengthening justice systems for children: Challenges, including disengagement from violent extremism", The World Congress will address three major issues:
➜ The global trend towards children's involvement in violent extremism and possible responses,
➜ The need for more effective ways to reduce juvenile offending and recidivism,
➜ How to improve protection mechanisms for vulnerable children, including early prevention.
The 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children aims to bring together professionals and stakeholders from all around the world to share their perspectives on:
➜ youth and family justice,
➜ the prevention of offending and violent extremism.
Congress website and registration will open on the 1st of January.
You can find more information here.