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FRA joins World Congress on Justice for Children

The Agency hosted a workshop on age ranges in judicial practices for children and young adults during the World Congress on Justice for Children in Paris which ran from 28 to 29 May.

The workshop presented key findings from its latest report on minimum age requirements for children in justice in the EU as well as its reports on Child-friendly justice. The congress looked at the challenges in strengthening justice systems for children, including disengagement from violent extremism.

It brought together researchers, professionals and representatives of public authorities to share experience and knowledge in the field of juvenile and family justice. It sought to improve coordination in tackling current crucial issues and future challenges especially in light of the Sustainable Development Goal to promote access to justice for all.