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Juvenile justice reform

3 August 2011

A project on the “Promotion of Modern Concepts in the Administration of Juvenile Justice in Armenia” began on 19 May 2011 in Yerevan. The 3-year initiative is financed by the EU with implementing partners the Civil Society Institute and the Children’s Support Centre Foundation.
The overall objective of the project is to promote better understanding and practical application of modern concepts in the administration of juvenile justice in Armenia. The project targets the promotion and protection of interests of the child in the juvenile justice system and the engagement of the public in keeping juveniles out of the criminal justice system. It also aims to raise awareness about children’s rights, promote appropriate legislative reforms and create legal frameworks for local application of international standards in juvenile justice.
Target groups of the project include guardian and trusteeship commissions, police staff, juvenile prisons, special education institutions, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, social workers and teachers.

Juvenile justice reform

A project on the "Promotion of Modern Concepts in the Administration of Juvenile Justice in Armenia" began on 19 May 2011 in Yerevan. The 3-year initiative is financed by the EU with implementing partners the Civil Society Institute and the Children’s Support Centre Foundation. The overall objective of the project is to promote better understanding and practical application of modern concepts in the administration of juvenile justice in Armenia. The project targets the promotion and protection of interests of the child in the juvenile justice system and the engagement of the public in keeping juveniles out of the criminal justice system. It also aims to raise awareness about children’s rights, promote appropriate legislative reforms and create legal frameworks for local application of international standards in juvenile justice. Target groups of the project include guardian and trusteeship commissions, police staff, juvenile prisons, special education institutions, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, social workers and teachers.