World Congress on Juvenile Justice, 26 to 30 January 2015, Geneva

WorldCongressThe World Congress on Juvenile Justice, hosted by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Office of Justice and the non-governmental organisation Terre des homes, is to take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 26 to 30 January 2015.

Despite undeniable progress made over the years, further improvements and implementation of juvenile justice systems are needed to ensure non-violation of children’s rights. The aim of the Congress will therefore be to promote the exchange of positive experiences among countries, create strong partnerships between states and civil society actors, raise public awareness, and develop follow-up mechanisms with regards to the outcomes of the Congress.

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