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UNICEF press releases from Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from 2012 with a focus on Juvenile justice.

UNICEF assists the Government of Turkmenistan in capacity development on juvenile justice
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, 17 August 2012 – Prosecutors and judges of Turkmenistan’s Dashoguz region have increased knowledge and skills on international standards of juvenile justice at the workshop organized this week by the National Institute of Democracy

Juvenile justice reforms in Moldova – model for other countries in the region
CHISINAU, Moldova 2 July, 2012 – During the period of 1-7 July 2012 a high level delegation from Tajikistan is visiting Moldova to document the juvenile justice system reform and progress achieved in the country.

Turkmenistan adopts a national programme on juvenile justice system reform
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 6 June 2012 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) welcomes Turkmenistan’s adoption of the General Programme on Juvenile Justice System Development that will help to prevent delinquencies among children under eighteen.

Kyrgyz teenagers produce OneMinutesJr videos on Juvenile Justice
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, 20 April 2012 - A presentation of twenty one-minute videos on “Children and Justice” prepared by young people from different regions of Kyrgyzstan was held on 20 April.

EU and UNICEF support National Conference on “Achievements, Gaps and the Way Forward in Justice for Children Reform”
The final national conference of the EU-funded and UNICEF co-funded and implemented “Justice for Children” project was held today.

EU and UNICEF supported conference on the role of municipalities in preventing juvenile delinquency
SKOPJE, 23 March 2012 - As part of the European Union (EU) funded project and UNICEF co-funded and implemented “Justice for Children” Project, a Conference on the role of local councils in preventing juvenile delinquency was held in Skopje today.

Young offenders and victims of violence against children cooperate in video story-telling workshop in Baku
BAKU, 9 March 2012 - Fifteen children and teenagers came together this week in the capital of Azerbaijan to share their stories on juvenile justice and violence against children in a UNICEF-supported OneMinutesJr video workshop.

United on the need to improve legislation and its enforcement to better protect children in conflict and contact with the law
SKOPJE, 2 February 2012 - Parliamentarians, government officials, professionals working with children in the justice system and civil society representatives met today at a parliamentary public hearing to discuss the justice for children legal framework.



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