MISSION






"Strengthening 


Juvenile Justice and 


Social Reintegration"

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COUNTRIES

Países de cobertura

Partners in Central America

Asociación Manos que te Apoyan.
Guatemala
 

Centro de Atención Integral para el Fortalecimiento de las Familias Guatemaltecas.
Guatemala
 

Asociación Grupo Ceiba.
Guatemala

Fundación para la Juventud –FUNDAJU- Sociedad Civil para el Desarrollo de la Juventud (SODEJU).
Guatemala
 

Asociación Restaurativa para La Juventud de El Salvador.
El Salvador
 

Asociación Intersectorial para el Desarrollo Económico y el Progreso Social.
El Salvador
 

Fundación Salvador del Mundo.
El Salvador


Asociación de Hogares CREA de El Salvador.
El Salvador
 
Plataforma de Seguridad Juvenil – PSJ /La Casa Tomada.
El Salvador
 
Consejo del Sector Privado para la Asistencia Educacional.
Panamá
 
Fundación para el Desarrollo Integral de la Mujer y la Familia.
Panama


Caritas Arquidiocesana de Panama
 
Cruz Blanca Panameña

Instituto Panameño de Educación por Radio -IPER-
 
  • Trainings on juvenile justice NCSC and El Salvador’s National Council for Justice began a series of trainings on juvenile justice.
  • Training for prosecutors on juvenile justice GUATEMALA: Attorney General’s Office and NCSC implement a training for prosecutors on juvenile justice read more
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution on Juvenile Justice Forum PANAMA: Implementation of the Alternative Dispute Resolution on Juvenile Justice Forum read more
  • NCSCS supports the strengthening of the Justice System in Costa Rica The Judiciary of Costa Rica and NCSC signed an agreement of cooperation to strengthen technical capacities of the judicial sector in areas of management of justice.
Our Program

The NCSC program “Juvenile Justice and Pre-Trial Detention in Guatemala, El Salvador and Panama” seeks to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of juvenile justice systems by promoting the use of alternative sanctions, supporting the application of appropriate processes, and improving outcomes for young people that have committed minor criminal offenses. The program has a duration of two years and is funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the United States Department of State.

Latest News
EL SALVADOR: NCSC presented the diagnostic of ISNA’s integral IT system to Salvadorian authorities

 Curso nuevos enfoque en Justicia Juvenil     
After several months of work, on May 23, NCSC presented the diagnostic of Salvadoran Institute for Children and Adolescents (ISNA)’s IT system capacity to local authorities.

The diagnostic contains details of the system in place and recommendations on how to improve and integrate its information to better support the work of those responsible of the juvenile justice system in El Salvador; it is part of the support offered to ISNA under NCSC’s Central America Juvenile Justice & Pre-Trial Detention Program.

The document on the diagnostic was presented to Ms. Elda Tobar Ortiz, Executive Director of ISNA, and to Mr. Harry Sanchez, from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador.
  

Events
NCSC and El Salvador’s National Council for Justice began a series of trainings on juvenile justice

ENTREGA DE RESULTADOS   

The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and El Salvador’s National Council for Justice for (CNJ, per its acronym in Spanish) began in May its series of legal trainings on the use of alternative sentencing in juvenile justice and the rehabilitation of minors in San Salvador. Among the participants are judges, Juvenile Court staff, attorneys and personnel from the Salvadoran Institute for Children and Adolescents.

The goal of the trainings is to promote a better understanding on the use of juvenile justice laws applied to the daily work of local authorities.

The first training was held by juvenile justice professor and expert Dr. Javier Llobert Rodríguez from Costa Rica, in partnership with El Salvador Judicial School. 40 participants from Juvenile Courts and ISNA attended the event.

NCSC expects to replicate this training in Santana and San Miguel in the next few months.