The Chronicle

The International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates´ Journal on Justice & Children´s Rights


Founded and registered in Brussels (Belgium) in 1928 and in 1963, the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with consultative status at the Council of Europe, and is associated with UN’s Department of Public Information (DPI). The IAYFJM represents worldwide efforts to establish links between judges from different countries but also with other international associations working in the sector of the protection of youth and family. It promotes research on international problems facing the operation of the courts and various laws relating to youth and family.


The Chronicle – the International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates (IAYFJM)´s journal on Justice & Children´s Rights is an interdisciplinary journal for scholars, activists and practitioners around the world aiming to improve the justice system schools, justice in the community, children´s social rights, public policies for children, integrative and coordinated approaches to justice, and public policies for children.

in all issues concerning children’s rights. The journal publishes cutting-edge work on: family law, juvenile justice, restorative justice applied to children, child victims, immigrant children, refugee children, children in street situations, child protection, adoption, social welfare and children, issues of justice in the family, justice in REVIEWS

We are looking for articles, critical analysis of leading cases, new legislation, books (both non-fiction and fiction works) or other media, and studies focused on practical experiences.


At the beginning, we propose a once a year publication. When a good number of articles have been submitted and established, we propose increasing to two publications a year.


This publication will have a digital format.


Articles for the Chronicle should be sent directly to:

Eduardo Rezende Melo,
E-mail: [email protected]

Editorial Board

Eduardo Rezende Melo, Editor-in-Chief [email protected]
Aleksandra Deanoska (Macedonia) [email protected]
Andrew Becroft (New Zeland)

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Gabriela Ureta (Chile) [email protected]
Jean Trépanier (Canada) [email protected]
Julia Sloth-Nielsen (South Africa)

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Madam Lokur (India) [email protected]
Magdalena Arczewska (Poland)
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Mary Beloff (Argentina)

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Taghreed Jaber (Jordan) [email protected]
Viviane Primeau (Canada) [email protected]

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