ARSIS’ Code of Principles and Values requires our employees, our volunteers, our friends, our members and other representatives of our organization conduct ARSIS’ activities honestly, with integrity, good judgment, equality and independence, following transparent and integer procedures, always in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, and in the best interests of ARSIS’ and the children, families and communities we serve. The Code also contains specific requirements addressing financial transactions, conflicts of interest, beneficiary safety, gifts and gratuities, and confidentiality.

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ARSIS Supplier Code  defines the non-negotiable minimum standards of business behaviour, fair trade, social and economic solidarity that we ask our suppliers and their subtier suppliers, to respect and to adhere to when conducting business with ARSIS. This document helps the continued implementation of our commitment to international standards and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Core Conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

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Youth Support Center “Youth Land!!”

The impact of the economic crisis has significantly exacerbated the deficits in programs, services and support systems for adolescents and post-teenagers. Alongside, social pressure is related and affects the lives of children and young people, creating inequality and difficult conditions for their development, forming identities, behaviors and alternatives which are often characterized by anger, violence, conflict with institutions or adults & authority figures or they lead to inaction, internalization of rejection, victimization, passivity and loss of rights claim.

Official release of the Handbook to promote the implementation of article 12 in the juvenile justice system

The final seminar of the TWELVE project took place yesterday, Thursday 17th of March 2015, in Brussels. Professionals and officials working with and for children in conflict with the law, institutional actors, academics, and NGO stakeholders from different European countries participated in a Round Table aimed at sharing experiences, models and perspectives on the right to participation in the juvenile justice system.

INCREASE – Interdisciplinary competence development for youth workers in residential youth care and crisis intervention centers

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INCREASE is a two year project (September 2015 – September 2017), supported by the Strategic Partnerships Erasmus+ Programme, which focuses on innovation and cross-sectoral cooperation in the field of youth and education.

In order to avoid the above displacement of young people this project is focused on identifying the skills gap and the demand for further training of staff in residential youth care homes. In particular this project is looking at developing a training curriculum on areas of multidisciplinary anamnesis and diagnosis, targeted intervention and cooperation and networking amongst services.