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NCJ Number: 157565 Find in a Library
Title: Children and Juveniles in Detention: Application of Human Rights Standards; United Nations Expert Group Meeting
Corporate Author: United Nations
Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch, at Vienna

Austrian Federal Ministry for Youth and Family
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 227
Sponsoring Agency: Austrian Federal Ministry for Youth and Family
A1010, Vienna, Austria
United Nations
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Sale Source: Austrian Federal Ministry for Youth and Family
Franz-Josefs-Kai 51
A1010, Vienna,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This document contains the presentations, final report, and recommendations of a United Nations expert meeting on the use and application of international juvenile justice instruments.
Abstract: The agenda of the expert meeting focused on three general areas: the exploitation of children, international standards and norms in the field of juvenile justice, and the implementation of those standards. In the first area, the participants considered the issues of violence against children through the sale of children and child prostitution and pornography, and the instrumental use of children in and for criminal activities. Under the second rubric, participants discussed the underlying ideologies which inform international standards of juvenile justice, and debated major issues pertaining to the misuse of custody and the conditions under which juveniles are detained. Finally, participants discussed various means by which the implementation of existing international standards may be rendered more feasible.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Foreign juvenile justice systems; Juvenile justice reform; Juvenile justice standards; United Nations (UN)
Note: United Nations Expert Group Meeting Vienna, Austria, 30 October to 4 November 1994.
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