Please join us live today in Kyrgyzstan for an international conference on violence against children in juvenile justice systems
This coming Friday (21 September 2012), PRI will be hosting an international conference in partnership with UNICEF on Violence against Children in Juvenile Justice Systems in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The conference will be streamed live, free of charge, in both English and Russian. English
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pri-ca and Russian. Englishhttp://www.ustream.tv/channel/pri-ca-ru.
The conference is supported by the European Union and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the British Embassy in Bishkek, and will bring together experts from around the world, together with participants from around 14 countries including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, and Ukraine.
Both UNICEF, as part of a project funded by the European Union, and PRI, as part of a project supported by DFID, have conducted research examining violence against children in juvenile justice settings. The conference will provide a platform on discussion of the findings of research and an opportunity to develop action plans to put the recommendations into practice.
The conference agenda is available in both English and Russian: