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 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
2016 Jun 16
The second day’s afternoon session started with a presentation on the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty by Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children (SRSG-VAC). This was followed by a roundtable discussion on the issue of ‘Bringing together regional... read more
2016 Jun 16
The second day of the meeting began with presentations by ASEAN Member States representatives, who introduced their countries’ perspectives on cross-border issues concerning children in conflict with the law, regarding interventions, plans, challenges, and recommendations. This session included representatives and experts from Brunei,... read more