Yannick van den Brink presents in Brussels about EU Directive on children in criminal proceedings
On 25 September 2018, Dr. Yannick van den Brink, gave a presentation during an expert meeting on the EU Directive on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused persons in criminal proceedings. Van den Brink was invited by the European Commission of the European Union.
The expert meeting was held in Brussels and was attended by government officials from EU member states who are responsible for implementing the Directive in their national legislation. Van den Brink’s presentation focused on the implementation of the provisions in the Directive that concern deprivation of liberty of children in criminal proceedings.
EU Member States are obliged to implement the Directive before 11 June 2019.