Law

Executive course on Juvenile Justice 2018

Juvenile justice within India from an international perspective

Information

Period

17 November 2018 - 26 November 2018
4 ECTS credits
The course is designed as a two-week fully residential programme with two modules

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

Zikreta UKIC
+41 (0)27 205 73 43
zikreta.ukic(at)childsrights.org

Location

Cuttack, India

Registration

Registration deadline

20 October 2018

Objectives

  • Understand the complexities of what children’s rights encompass by approaching this subject from different, multidisciplinary angles (legal, social, psychological, political and educational)
  • Acquire specialised knowledge in the area of juvenile justice, with an interdisciplinary approach and best practices
  • Understand juvenile justice law and policies in India in the context of international perspectives
  • Develop competencies related to taking action with children in contact with the law and/or in conflict with the law
  • Develop reflection in the areas of prevention, support and reintegration of children in conflict/in contact with the law or at risk of being in that position
  • Understand the international dimensions in the rehabilitation of children in conflict with law and various alternative care systems prevailing

Audience

Professional in India involved in implementing the Juvenile Justice Care & Protection Act of 2015 : magistrate, lawyer, prosecutor, healthcare staff working with children, social worker, specialised educator, criminologist, mediator, probation officer, researcher, prison officer and police officer

Programme

2 modules

  •  Teaching modules

Partnership

International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), National Law University Odisha, Center for Child Rights
The University of Geneva, via the Center for Children's Rights Studies, and the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) and the National Law University Odisha, Cuttack, India, offer an executive course on Juvenile Justice for Indian professionals. The interdisciplinary course offers a comprehensive training on juvenile justice in India with particular attention to the implications of international standards for children in conflict with the law.

Number of participants

25

Remarks

This course is intended for professionals in India involved in implementing the Juvenile Justice Care & Protection Act of 2015

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