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UNODC has developed a number of tools for policy makers and professionals in the area of violence against children. These tools have been largely used in the delivery of technical assistance programmes.

 

Crime and Violence Prevention

 

                      

Introductory Booklet on the United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice 

English,  French 

                  

Checklist to the United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice 

English, French 

       

INSPIRE: Seven strategies for Ending Violence Against Children (reflects the contributions of experts from all core agencies, and partners)

Arabic,  Chinese,  English,  French,  Russian,  Spanish

INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework

English

 

INSPIRE Handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children   

English,  Spanish,   Ukrainian

 

 

Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime 

 

   

Handbook for Professionals and Policymakers on Justice in Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime  

Arabic,  Chinese,  English,  French,  Russian,  Spanish

    

Child-friendly version of the UN Guidelines on Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime   

Arabic,  Chinese,  English,  French,  Russian,  Spanish

Guidelines on Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime  

English

  

Training Programme on the Treatment of Child Victims and Child Witnesses of Crime - for Prosecutors and Judges  

English

 

  

United Nations Guidelines on Justice in Matters involving child victims and witnesses of crime Online Training   

English,   French

 

Training Programme on the Treatment of Child Victims and Child Witnesses of Crime - for Law Enforcement Officials  

English

Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime: Model Law and Related Commentary   

English,    Spanish,    French

 

Juvenile Justice   

 

Criteria for the Design and Evaluation of Juvenile Justice Reform Programmes  

English,    French,    Spanish,    Russian

 

Justice in Matters Involving Children in Conflict with the Law: Model Law on Juvenile Justice and Related Commentary  

English,  Tajik,  Russian,     French 

Guidance Note of the Secretary-General: UN Approach to Justice for Children  

English

UNODC/UNICEF Manual for the Measurement of juvenile justice indicators  

English,   French,  Spanish,   Russian

 

Children Affected by Terrorism and Violent Extremism 

 

UNODC Handbook on Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups: the Role of the Justice System  

Arabic,   English,   French,  Russian

 

UNODC Justice for Children in the Context of Counter-Terrorism: A Training Manual

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UNODC Prevention of Child Recruitment and Exploitation by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups: The Role of the Justice System: A Training Manual

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UNODC Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Child Victims of Recruitment and Exploitation by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups: A Training Manual 

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UNODC Roadmap on Treatment of Children Associated with Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups  

English

 

Recent News

UNODC Global Programme to END VAC contributed to the Inter-Agency Technical Guidance on COVID-19 and Children Deprived of Liberty 

In April 2020, UNODC took part in an inter-agency process and contributed to the development of an Inter-Agency Technical Guidance on COVID-19 and Children Deprived of Liberty. The interagency group is composed of UN entities and CSOs and is a joint effort with the Alliance on Child Protection in Humanitarian ActionThe Inter-Agency Technical Guidance is aimed to provide States with recommendations on how to ensure the well-being of children in detention during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to this Guidance, UNODC, through its Global Programme to END VAC, offers a number of Technical Assistance Services to support Member States, upon request, in better protecting the rights of children in detention during the COVID-19 outbreak... read more and see The Inter-Agency Technical Guidance and UNODC-ENDVAC COVID-19 Response Webpage

Protecting children from terrorism: Indonesia launched the “Bali Call for Action for the implementation of the UNODC Roadmap” 

March 2020 - High-level representatives from Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives and the Philippines gathered in Bali in an event co-organised by Japan, Indonesia and UNODC reached political consensus : the 'Bali Call for Action'. Launched by the government of Indonesia, the “Bali Call for Action”, is a political declaration which endorses the UNODC Roadmap and commits to translate it into action at national level. With this initiative, Indonesia also called upon Member States to join this historical declaration as a unique opportunity to adopt a common approach to protect children from terrorism... read more

UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Associated with Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups highlighted at the COTER Meeting, European Council  

UNODC participated in the meeting organised by the Working Party on Terrorism (COTER) of the European Council and presented the UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups. The meeting was a first step in enhancing the partnership between UNODC and the European Council towards protecting children from terrorism and supporting Member States to overcome the challenges associated with this phenomenon...  read more

UNODC Roadmap on the Treatment of Children Associated with Terrorist and Violent Extremist groups

The Roadmap is the result of 3 years of technical assistance work by UNODC to Member States that are affected by this phenomenon. It builds upon the twofold mandates of UNODC in the areas of violence against children and counter-terrorism, as well as on an increased understanding of the challenges and promising practices in this area. The Roadmap aims in priority to achieve an enhanced system-wide coherence that supports national priorities and needs... read more 

 

Useful links

UN Strategies & Measures on the Elimination of VAC  

Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNODC Global Programme END VAC Handbook 

UNODC Global Programme END VAC Factsheet

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