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Introducing the Products of the Project "Alternative Ways of Addressing Youth" about Diversion

The project has been running in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, and Romania for the past two years and has worked on raising awareness of professionals and the general public about the positive effects of diversion on young offenders. This newsletter provides a summary of the activities and products that were produced as part of this project.

News

28 Nov 2018

Terre des hommes Romania organized on 28th of November an advocacy event with a national wide participation of specialists and experts in juvenile justice and child protection. During the event, it was presented a letter written by youth and...

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26 Nov 2018

On November 26th Hungarian professionals - mostly guardians and child protection workers - have met a second time as part of the EU-funded AWAY project, to discuss diversion and how best to put it in practice. The interactive session included a...

20 Dec 2018

Up to December 20th, 900,000 people were reached in Europe with a video on alternatives to custodial measures for juveniles in Belgium. An online advertisement campaign was developed in order to reach the general public and sensitise them about the...

28 Jul 2018

Representatives of the local commissions, inspectors from the Children's Police Service and heads of the Public Support Centers gathered on June 28, 2018 in Pamporovo at the VI National Scientific and Practical Conference "Children's Justice and...

20 Dec 2018

Over the course of the 2 years, project partners have worked hard to fulfill their committments. As part of different national awareness raising campaigns at least 54 articles or interviews were published in different media outlets; 24 trainings ...

Publications

25 Jun 2018

Juvenile justice systems in Europe have undergone considerable change over the past 20 years, particularly those in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). These legal and structural changes concerned the implementation of alternative measures, diversion...

01 Sep 2017

This report is the result of a research combining desk researches, analysis and semi-structured interviews of experts working with children suspected or accused of having committed a criminal offence involved in judicial proceedings. We have...

01 Jan 2018

This report is the Hungarian report produced in the framework of the AWAY project, funded by the European Union. Each of the particpiating Member States, i.e Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary and Romania produced a report on the experiences with diversion...

01 Sep 2017

Present report is a product of the EU-funded project AWAY (Alternative Ways of Addressing Youth), written by DCI Belgium, with the aim of presening diversion measures provided for in the Belgian system of juvenile justice and highlighting how...

01 Jan 2018

  In order to get a better insight into the implementation of alternative measures in Croatia and to learn more about the needs of experts and children, a research „Diversion in the Croatian Juvenile Justice System“ was conducted within the project...

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...

01 Oct 2018

This Manual serves as a methodological and administrative guidance for all partners on how to work with the Child Advisory Boards within the AWAY project¹. After briefly introducing the project, detailed information is provided on setting up the CAB...

27 Oct 2018

This is a child-friendly booklet that tries to answer the most common questions of young people when it comes to justice issues.

Resources

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...

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).

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