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Saturday 19th of October 2019

Current Affairs

Brazil
Thursday, December 18, 2008

Eduardo Rezende Melo, President of The Brazilian Association of Child Protection and Juvenile Judges, District Attorneys and Public Defenders talks about the current situation of the juvenile justice system in Brazil. Mr. Rezende analyses the importance of legal assistance for minors in conflict with the law and the current intervention proceedings with minor offenders in Brazil.

Hungary
Monday, July 21, 2008

Erika Varadi presents the situation and current youth justice system in Hungary. Mrs. Varadi Criminology Professor at the Sciences Institute Criminals, Criminal Law and Criminology Department of the Miskolc University in Hungary, analyses the evolution of the current youth delinquency prevention system in Hungary. Reintegration of youth who are in conflict with the law is one of the main objectives of the programs and instruments which are focused in youth crime prevention in such country.

Germany
Monday, June 16, 2008

Jochen Goerdeler, Director of the ‘German Association for Juvenile Justice and Judicial assistance for Minors’ from Germany, analyses the juvenile justice system in this country. Mr. Goerdeler explains that the development of a more tolerant social environment towards youngsters in trouble and of a general political environment which is more concentrated on social integration instead of punishment and mere security, are some of the essential improvements for the development of a future for juvenile justice in Germany.

Mexico
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Olga María del Carmen Sánchez Cordero de García Villegas, Minister of the Supreme Justice Court of Mexico explains thoroughly the development of the ‘Federal Juvenile Justice Law’ of April 25th 2006. Through her experience and knowledge in the field of legislation, Olga María considers the integral protection of the children and adolescents’ rights as an essential element in this legislation and analyses the current situation of the minor in this legislative context.

Canada
Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Anthony N. Doob Professor at the Criminology Centre of the University of Toronto Canada, exposes the evolution of the 'Criminal Justice Law for minors' in Canada. Mr. Doob analyses the situation and the context of the development of the criminal situation of minor offenders as well as the adaptation process of the legislative reform.

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