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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...
21 Dec 2017
On 13-14 December 2017, Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation organized a study visit to Iasi county, Romania, in order to learn from the good practices existent in this region in the field of re-socialization of children with delinquent behavior....
13 Dec 2017
On the 29th of November, the results of the project "The Right(s) court for children" were presented among more than 50 participants in Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, Croatia.  Juvenile Judge Lana Peto Kujundzic and Ivana Milas Klarić, a former...
21 Jul 2017
On July 20, 2017, Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation, in the framework of the regional project “Child Protection Hub for South-East Europe”, in cooperation with the Moldovan Ombudsman for the Protection of Child's Rights, launched an advocacy...
23 Mar 2017
Pristina | 09/03/2017 The draft code of Juvenile Justice was approved at its first reading, in principle. Drafted and finalized by the Ministry of Justice the bill addressed the obstacles encountered in the implementation of the existing code and...

The Ministry of Justice has begun amending the Kosovo Juvenile Justice Code. For this purpose, two workshops were organised with the support of UNICEF, with the participation of experts and professionals in juvenile justice, like: judges, prosecutors, representatives of Probation and Correctional Service, university teachers, etc. The purpose of the amendments  of this law is to improve standards in the field of justice for children, in conformity with the most advanced standards, such as shorten the maximum period of detention, increase diversion measures and alternative sentencing, to avoid the difficulties encountered in practice by practitioners of this law. The amendments will also cover the protection of children under the age of criminal responsibility, child witnesses and victims of crime, as well as protective measures for them. These areas have so far not been covered by any law specifically for children, but have been mainly dealt through general provisions. Work on amending and supplementing the Law, will continue further with the inclusion of other stakeholders, including civil society.

26 May 2016
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30 Jan 2015
Co-organised by Switzerland and the Terre des hommes Foundation, the World Congress on Juvenile Justice, the first such international meeting on this issue, took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 26 to 30 January 2015. Experts and representatives...

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