Development of Juvenile System

The Joint Programme aims to support Libyan national authorities, including the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA),Higher Committee for Children (HCC) and Social Solidarity Fund to ensure child-friendly treatment for children in contact with the law, including those deprived of their liberty, within the framework of the UN Child Rights Convention (CRC) and other relevant international and national legal instruments. The Joint Programme combines the strengths of the participating UN organizations (PUNOs), namely the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to ensure that children in contact with the law in Libya benefit from a child friendly justice system.


The programme commenced on 1st of January 2021 with an implementation period of 22 months. it was agreed that the project implementation would be initiated by an inception phase of six to eight months during which all necessary assessments and consultation with the relevant counterparts would be undertaken. The aim of the inception phase was to develop and agree on a more detailed workplan with the government counterparts.