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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 END VAC introduced its Training Package and the 'Roadmap' within the UN Geneva event celebrating '30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child' 

The UNODC-ENDVAC celebrating 30 YEARS of the Convention on the Rights of the Child organised the Event 'Children affected by Terrorism: A Roadmap for Action' co-sponsored by the Delegation of the EU & the Uruguay PM to the UN in Geneva, to promote global awareness of the impact of terrorism on children and discuss the phenomenon of child recruitment by terrorist and violent extremist groups in order to identify the basis for effective approaches to the treatment of these children...  read more &  see CRC30  Anniversary

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

The UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and UNODC held a joint High-Level event on "Protecting Children Affected by Terrorism"    

Organised on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the purpose of this event was to launch the UNCCT handbook on "Children Affected by the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon: Ensuring a Child Rights-Based Approach," and to present the UNODC Comprehensive Training Package on Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups. UNCCT and UNODC  joined forces to support Member States that request assistance to address issues related to children affected by terrorism...  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

UNODC END VAC Programme Multimedia

  

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