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Launch of IPRT report on Detention of Children

30th November 2009

Children Detention Report launch 30112009

IPRT launched a new research report, Detention of Children in Ireland: International Standards and Best Practice on 30th November, 2009 in Pearse St Library, Dublin 2.

Detention of Children in Ireland: International Standards and Best Practice considers the application and implementation of international human rights standards to children detention in Ireland, and how the aims enshrined in these standards can be best achieved in the Irish context.

Speakers at the event were Dr Ursula Kilkelly (Chairperson, IPRT), Agnieszka Martynowicz (Research & Policy Officer, IPRT) and Mat Crozier (Young Voices Co-ordinator, Include Youth, Northern Ireland.)

Presentations from the event:

  • Dr Ursula Kilkelly on the context of youth justice in Ireland today.
  • Agnieszka Martynowicz on the genesis and purpose of the report
  • Mat Crozier on young people’s experiences of Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre and Hydebank Wood Young Offenders Centre and Prison - the differences/similarities of approach, and their views of detention: Powerpoint and Text

More information:

  • For information about the report, click here.
  • For press releases, click here.
  • Download a copy of the report here.
  • Browse photo's from the event here.

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