Media advisory: Launch of child-friendly court room and child-friendly investigation room in Kurgan-teppaDUSHANBE, 16 January 2014 - UNICEF has been supporting the Government of Tajikistan to implement the National Plan of Action for Reform of the Juvenile Justice System 2010-2015.
Part of this cooperation involves introduction of child friendly procedures during the trial process for child victims, witnesses and offenders.
Towards that end, with funding from Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), UNICEF has been collaborating with the Council of Justice on:
As part of this project, there will be seven such child-friendly court rooms and four child friendly investigation rooms in Dushanbe, Khujand, Kulob and Kurgan-teppa.
Each child-friendly investigation and court room costs approximately US$ 14,000 which involves rehabilitation, furnishing and equipment:
16 January 2014, at 15:30-16:00
The Kurgan-Teppa City Courthouse, Khatlon province.
The Child Friendly Court Room will be inaugurated by representatives of the Council of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan and UNICEF Tajikistan.
Tel: (o) +992-44 6000190; (m) +992-918310071