World Congresses on Justice With Children represent spaces for exchange and participation of stakeholders and academic representatives as well as members of the society. World Congresses are held every 3 or 4 years in a different country and focus on the most recent topics related to juvenile justice. Preparatory sessions are organized at regional and domestic level to determine the main issues and agenda of the coming world congress.

This section is dedicated to the preparations for the World Congress 2024 edition and all joint events of the Global Initiative on Justice With Children of 2022-2024.


To attend this event, please register at:

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
10:00 – 12:00 pm CST/ 16:00-18:00 pm CET
Free SummitRegistration Required

PANELISTS include:
Kristina Kersey, Senior Youth Defense Counsel, The Gault Center, Washington DC
Kirstin Evans, Gault Fellow, The Gault Center
Douglas Keith, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, New York
Sarah Johnson, Director of Juvenile Defense and Policy, Missouri Public Defender

30 March


Preparatory meetings for the World Congresses are regional or national meetings held to define key challenges and priorities in juvenile justice advocacy, share promising practices, and identify the most relevant issues and action-oriented recommendations for the next edition of the World Congresses.

To attend this event, please register at:
08 March