World Congress on Justice for Children

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.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 28.05.2018 09:30 local time
End 30.05.2018 17:30 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Radoykov, Boyan
Organizer IFAP Programme
Contact Boyan Radoykov (Email:
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room I, Room II, Room III, Room IV, Room V, Room VI, Room VII, Room VIII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 800 participants
Official Website
Link 1 Website of the Congress
Link 2 Information for All Programme (IFAP)
Link 3
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