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

28 Nov 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria. Despite the rejection of the Istanbul Convention, the government has focused on more than a dozen rules to combat domestic... Read more
07 Nov 2018
The Eurochild Conference 2018 took place in Opatija,Crotia, on 29-31 October. This year the conference brought positive examples of how public decision-makers at local, national and European levels are respecting the right of children to participate... Read more
07 Nov 2018
"Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable," said Valeri Yordanov, Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection in Bulgaria, at a conference on "Professionalization of Social and Educational... Read more

Learning

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
19 Oct 2018
The webinar is designed for professionals working with children in conflict with the law. The webinar is organized by Program for the Development of the Judicial System Association and  Know-how centre for alternative care for... Read more
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Library

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 Restorative Justice (RJ)? Restorative justice recognises that when a crime is committed, it entails more than the offender breaking a law - harm has been inflicted on victims. As the name implies, restorative justice believes that a just... 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

[Bulgaria] Unanimous adoption of amendments to the Penal Code for Domestic Violence by Bulgarian Deputies
Date of publication: 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria.
Protection System and Restorative Justice in Belgium - the AWAY project. [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: DCI Belgium
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).
Consultancy to conduct a needs assessment on access to justice for children and youth at risk in Greece
Date of publication: 2018
Period of the consultancy: 15 November 2018 – 28 February 2019 Duration of the consultancy: 33 working days
[Bulgaria] Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable
Date of publication: 2018
"Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable," said Valeri Yordanov, Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection in Bulgaria, at a conference on "Professionalization of Social and Educational Interventions in t
Online course: Alternative ways to address youth (in English)
Date of publication: 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 to
[Croatia] Tdh presented at Eurochild Conference 2018!
Date of publication: 2018
The Eurochild Conference 2018 took place in Opatija,Crotia, on 29-31 October.
Juvenile diversion in Romania
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes - Elveția Foundation
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;
Juvenile Justice A-Z
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
This is a child-friendly booklet that tries to answer the most common questions of young people when it comes to justice issues.

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