Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile justice refers to a system that ensures prevention of juvenile delinquency and promotes proper rehabilitation and reintegration of juveniles in conflict with a criminal law. Juvenile justice ensures not only protection of child rights and best interests, but also serves long-term interests of the society, including strengthening public safety, preventing recidivism, as well as return of law abiding youngsters with positive values into society.

  • Agencies involved in juvenile justice system;
  • Children and youngsters in conflict with the law;

  • Witness and victim children.

  • Creating a child-friendly environment in the justice system;
  • Improving the quality of work of specialists working in the juvenile justice system;
  • Tailoring the normative base to the best interests of the child.


  • Advocacy and various types of research activities. We plan to study the reasons for crime among children aged 10 to 14 years and improve the referral mechanism for persons under the age of criminal responsibility;
  • Analyzing and ongoing juvenile justice system reform and advocating to address shortcomings. Continued ongoing monitoring of the juvenile justice system.
  • Strengthening prevention component for the juveniles. Early identification of their needs and supporting provision of relevant services in terms of second and third level prevention.