UNODC RESPONSE & MANDATE
Within the framework of the UNODC Global Programme on Violence against Children (UNODC ENDVAC), the specific project on "Preventing and Responding to Violence against Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups" enables to design and implement technical assistance providing national authorities with tools to address the violence against children global challenge.
- Preventing child recruitment and exploitation by terrorist and violent extremist groups
- Promoting the effective rehabilitation and reintegration of children involved with terrorist and violent extremist groups
- Promoting justice for children in the context of counter- terrorism
THREE TRAINING MANUALS
Designed to complement and build on the Handbook, the Training Manuals aim to support practitioners and policy-makers in the design and implementation of effective interventions:
- Prevention of Child Recruitment and Exploitation: Help justice professionals appreciate the role that the justice system can play in cooperation with other systems to protect children, and empower professionals to understand the complex nature of child recruitment and to design comprehensive strategies to prevent it.
- Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Child Victims of Recruitment and Exploitation: Empower professionals to develop and implement effective and comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration strategies to support children who have experienced association with terrorist and violent extremist groups.
- Justice for Children in the Context of Counter-terrorism: Offer practical guidance to justice professionals on how to deal with children who are alleged as, accused of, or recognized as having committed terrorism-related offences, and sets out strategies and tools that are in accordance with international law.