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Icehearts is not considered as a diversion from or alternative to time spend in criminal activity. Rather, sport is used as a means of establishing relationships with at-risk children and their families. The programme also aims at preventing circumstances that would lead to the taking of the child into custody by the child welfare authorities. Other objectives are to decrease inequality, prevent truancy and drop-outs, help ensure a peaceful and orderly school environment.
  • Finland
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011
The idea is that by being in contact with high mountain, young people discover how to overcome their own limitations and fears. Also, they personally experiment two important values: commitment and humility.
  • France
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Intermediaries
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2011
The project was set up to promote the social and professional insertion of the youth.
  • France
  • Youth crime
  • Initiatives
  • ECPA
  • Intermediaries
  • Youth
  • Offenders
  • 2012

In February 2014, the Minister for Justice and Equality and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs published ‘Tackling Youth Crime: Youth Justice Action Plan 2014-2018'. The Plan...

  • Ireland
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

Though the number of investigated criminal offences, committed by juveniles or with their participation has been decreasing since 2004 as well as the number of convicted juveniles per 100...

  • Lithuania
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014