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Title:Ensuring inclusive and child-friendly access to justice for all children in Oceania
Moderator:Nessa LynchAssociate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
– Positive practices of youth courts to ensure equal and child-friendly access to justice for children.
– Responses to Indigenous children who offend.
– Minimum age of criminal responsibility
– Legislative reform efforts across the region to ensure non-discriminatory and inclusive justice systems for children, among others.
John WalkerPrincipal Youth Court Judge, New Zealand
Vui Clarence NelsonJustice, Supreme Court of Samoa and Member, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Ella WairiuFormer Child Protection Portfolio Lead, Save the Children Solomon Islands
Anne HollondsNational Children’s Commissioner, Australia
Cheryl AxlebyCo-Chair, Change the Record

Block A

    Ocea Workshop A1
    TitleBrain Injury & Children in contact with the law
    OrganiserProf. Huw Williams, University of Exeter
    TypePanel Discussion
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