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IARS Young People's Response to the Youth Justice System Review

The IARS Youth Advisory Board, in partnership with the 99% Campaign are pleased to submit a response to the departmental review of the youth justice system for the Ministry of Justice. The review that is led by Charlie Taylor examines evidences on;

·         What works to prevent youth crime and rehabilitate young offenders, and how this is applied in practice;

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IARS Response to the Human Rights and Business Inquiry launched by the JC on Human Rights

In June 2016 the Joint Committee on Human Rights, chaired by Rt Hon Harriet Harman MP, has announced an inquiry into human rights and business. This considers progress by the Government in implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on business and human rights, by means of the National Action Plan published in 2013 and revised in May 2016.

Inquiry background

The inquiry looks in particular at:

·         What steps the Government takes to monitor compliance with the UN Guiding Principles

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Press Release: “Focusing on what matters in Europe: Empowering our Marginalised Youth”

This week, Europe will be coming out of the 'UK Referendum shock' and enter into a process of managing it. The IARS International Institute and its “Abused No More” partnership find this to be the right timing to release its youth-led pan-European investigation into what matters for young people in Europe when it comes to their rights.

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LAST CHANCE! SURVEY: YOUTH JUSTICE SYSTEM AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

In September 2015 Charlie Taylor was asked to lead a departmental review of the youth justice system for the Ministry of Justice. The review is examining evidence on:

-          What works to prevent youth crime and rehabilitate young offenders, and how this is applied in practice;

-          How the youth justice system can most effectively interact with wider services for children and young people; and

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IARS attends Second Transnational Move On project meeting in Greece

Yesterday IARS Director and Founder, Dr Theo Gavrielides presented research report on “Gendered migration patterns in the UK: Policy context and service provision” at the 2nd Transnational Move On Meeting in Athens, Greece.

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3rd International Symposium on Restorative Justice

The IARS International Institute is delighted to welcome the 3rd International Symposium on Restorative Justice, hosted by the Restorative Justice for All Institute (RJ4All) which  is due to commence later this week. The IARS International Institute has enjoyed a long partnership with RJ4All, collaborating on many projects, and strongly supports the work of the Symposium. Under the theme "Disciplining and Taking Restorative Justice Forward: From Research & Theory to International Policy & Practice", the Symposium will run from 17-24 June 2016 in Skopelos, Greece. 

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The UK Government is dividing refugee families, says the UN Committee on Rights of the Child

Yesterday the UK Parliament held a debate on the refugee family reunion rules. The UK, unlike other EU countries, does not allow children who have travelled alone and then been granted refugee status or humanitarian protection to bring even their very closest family members to join them.

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Care2Work:Empowering Professionals to work with Young BAME Carers

The IARS International Institute is pleased to offer a free half-day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited course entitled “Care2Work: Empowering Professionals to work with Black and Minority Ethnic Young Carers”. The training event will take place on Thursday 6th October – 1pm in Central London (venue tbc).

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Survey: Youth Justice System and Restorative Justice

In September 2015 Charlie Taylor was asked to lead a departmental review of the youth justice system for the Ministry of Justice. The review is examining evidence on:

-          What works to prevent youth crime and rehabilitate young offenders, and how this is applied in practice;

-          How the youth justice system can most effectively interact with wider services for children and young people; and

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Free Resources Available for Limited Time Only

Victims & Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-Based Research, Policy, and Practice is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the dissemination of new research, policies, and practices related to both victimisation and offending throughout the life course. The journals aim to provide an opportunity for international researchers from a wide range of disciplines (criminal justice, psychology, sociology, political science, economics, public health, and social work) to publish articles that examine issues from a variety of

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