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World Congress on Justice for Children
Event Date: 
Mon, 2018/05/28 - Wed, 2018/05/30
Paris, France

Strenghtening Justice Systems for Children: Challenges, including disengagement from violent extremism


Under the haut-patronage of UNESCO, this World Congress on Justice for Children will be held from 28-30 May 2018 to 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 imporve protection mechanisms for vulnerable children, including early prevention strategies


The 2018 World Congress on Justice for Children will involve professionals and stakeholders from around the world in discussing issues related to the best interests of the child:

  • in youth and family justice

  • in the prevention of offending and violent extremism.



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