Regular meeting of the Team for implementation of the Action plan for prevention of juvenile offending and work with juveniles in contact with the justice system in Canton Sarajevo 2017 – 2019

In the building of the Government of Canton Sarajevo on November 6, 2018, the 8th meeting of the Team for implementation of the Action plan for prevention of juvenile offending and work with juveniles in contact with the justice system in Sarajevo Canton from 2017 to 2019 was held.

The meeting provided information on the implementation of the Action plan in 2018.

Most of activities envisaged by the Action plan for 2018 were largely implemented by their holders in accordance with the set deadlines. Surveys of completed activities in a consolidated form were regularly submitted to the Government of Canton Sarajevo.

At the meeting, it was agreed to use the modified forms of reporting of the Team to the Government of the Canton Sarajevo on 2018 activities. Also, Team members have updated the issue of establishing a unique database of juvenile perpetrators of criminal offenses for all relevant institutions. Certain activities in terms of creating preconditions have been realized, and the Team has adopted a proposal for a concrete solution to be presented to the Minister of labor, social policy, displaced persons and refugees of Sarajevo Canton.

Representatives of the Criminal Policy Research Centre (CPRC) attended this meeting within the project "Justice for Every Child" implemented with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Government of Switzerland and UNICEF, and in cooperation with the relevant ministries, institutions and agencies, as well as civil society organizations.