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Thursday 22nd of October 2020

What we do

The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) constitutes a permanent international virtual space that serves as a point of encounter for the work and reflection of professionals, administrations and organizations involved in the field of juvenile justice. In different countries it enhances global, national and local analyses of the phenomenon, analysing the different ways in which young people come into conflict with the law, examining not only the aspects that these manifestations have in common, but also the way in which the causes of the phenomenon differ.

The organization of events, seminars, workshops, courses and the participation in international and European programmes allow the dissemination of relevant information, experience, works and materials that have been produced as a result of initiatives taken by the Observatory, or by individuals or bodies working independently of it.

2010 - IJJO Events and Programmes

June 2010 Portugal

The International Seminar on Human Rights and Probation organized by the General Directorate of Social Reinsertion from the Ministry of Justice of Portugal took place in Torres Novas (Portugal) on the 21st and 22nd of April 2010. An important number of experts in the field of human rights, justice and criminology came together to share their experience on how to respect Human Rights in the penitentiary systems in Europe and at the international level.

May 2010 Belgium

Last May 11th 2010, the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) attended the European Council meeting on Education, Youth and Culture, personally gathering together all the Ministers of Education of the European Union (EU).

May 2010 Brazil

During the past month of April in the city of Salvador (Brazil), the IJJO actively participated in the Twelfth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. In attendance were representatives from more than 100 countries and international, regional and non-governmental organizations. In addition to meetings held with governments, a number of side events took place in which a wide range of subjects were discussed in relation to criminal justice, underlining the need to respect and protect human rights within crime-prevention actions, in dealing with the crime and administering criminal justice.

May 2010 Italy

Study days organized within the framework of the Italian Network for the Assessment and Treatment of Young Offenders, in collaboration and coordination with the Central Training Institute (Istituto Centrale di Formazione), took place on 15 and 16 April in the city of Rome, Italy.

April 2010 Hungary

An important conference organized in Budapest by the European Commission saw professionals and legislators in the field of prison education meet for the first time. Also in attendance were representatives from the Council of Europe, European and international not-for-profit organizations, and justice, education and labour ministries responsible for training in prisons.

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  • International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO). Belgian Public Utility Foundation

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  • Head Office: Rue Armand Campenhout, nº 72 bte 10. 1050. Brussels. Belgium

    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99. oijj@oijj.org

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