Justice for mineurs in Portugal: Summary report , 2000

Age of criminal responsibility:  Children under sixteen have complete criminal irresponsibility; according to Article 19 of the Penal Code: “minors under sixteen are not subject to prosecution”.  The age of criminal responsibility is fixed at sixteen.  Juvenile delinquents over sixteen … More

10th Anniversary of the Czech Crime Prevention Policy

An all-too rare but precious occurrence: a National authority chooses to reflect upon its crime prevention policy in an international and national context. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of establishing a crime prevention system in the Czech Republic, … More

PJJ Working Group Meeting on Youth Delinquancy, Sept 2005

The French Youth Judicial Protection Service (Protection Judiciaire de la Jeunesse – PJJ) organised on September 1-2, 2005 a meeting of the working group on juvenile delinquency.  Speech of M. Duvette, head of the PJJ Report of urban sociologue Laurent … More

ICD Meeting “Urban violence, sensitive neighbourhoods and local strategies”, 18th December 2006

The Inter-ministerial City Delegation (ICD), in partnership with the Strategic Analysis Centre, held on Monday 18th December 2006 in Paris a national meeting with the theme “urban violence, sensitive neighbourhoods and local strategies: How can we analyse and react to … More

French Forum: Main Activities in 2006

  Executive committees and General Assembly The executive committee gathered on January 18th, March 1st, April 12th, September 27th and November 21st. The General Assembly of the French forum was held in Saint-Denis on May 30th. Local elected adopted the … More