The Asia-Pacific Council brings together representatives of competent public administrations in juvenile justice, universities, academic centres and NGOs with expertise in legislation, implementation, supervision, research and intervention in the field of juvenile justice and focuses especially on fostering implementation of international standards and principles, promoting evidence-based crime prevention policies, enhancing inter-institutional cooperation and developing trans-national strategies to ensure the respect of children’s rights in the administration of justice.
2016 Aug 25
From the 16th to the 18th of August 2016, the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) held a Regional Workshop on Diversion and Other Alternative Measures for Children in Conflict with the Law in Bangkok, Thailand.This workshop consisted of presentations and debates regarding standards, research findings & promising... read more
Indonesia’s Ministry for Law and Human Rights and the IJJO sign an Inter-institutional Collaboration Agreement on the development of the country’s juvenile justice system
2016 Jun 30
On 17 June 2016, a Collaboration Agreement for the development of research, training and communication activities in the field of Juvenile Justice was signed by Dr. Francisco Legaz Cervantes, Chairman of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory, and Dr. Mualimin Abdi, Director General of Human Rights of the Ministry of Law and... read more
2016 Jun 21
The third day focused on the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Elimination of Violence Against Children, in particular on the role of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) on policy and legal reform for the protection of children in conflict with the law.The day began with a presentation on the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on... read more