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A voice for the future of juvenile justice in Asia-Pacific: Introduction to the Asia Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice and leading juvenile justice reforms in the region.

Mcgrath, Alice
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) Brussels:Juvenile Justice Observatory.

The report sheds light on crucial areas of juvenile justice and leading practices in this regard, including
prevention, diversion, restorative justice, improving conditions of detention and promoting social
reintegration. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) welcomes the efforts of APCJJ
to promote the implementation and application of diversionary measures and restorative justice
programmes for children in the Asia-Pacific region. This report serves as an excellent basis for future
juvenile justice reform endeavors in the Asia-Pacific region. It will help to find innovative responses
to protect children in conflict with the law from harm and strengthen juvenile justice systems in the
region. (excerpt)


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