New language versions of child-friendly justice checklist available

The Agency has published two new language versions of its checklist for professionals as guidance to ensure child-friendly proceedings.

This checklist is based on findings of extensive FRA studies on child-friendly justice that interviewed children and professionals about their experiences and perspectives when children are involved in judicial proceedings. Professionals can use this checklist to ask themselves what actions need to be taken to ensure that the children with whom they are in contact feel safe and comfortable to participate. The checklist will be made available in more EU official languages during the course of 2018.