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UNICEF BP Question #1

Why is the topic relevant to my country? What does my country think of past actions and current international actions? Should it be improved or changed?


This question must be answered by October 9th, 23:59pm (GMT-5 / Lima Time).



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UNICEF BP Question #2

What can my country contribute to the international community to tackle this issue? This question must be answered by October 16th, 23:59 pm (GMT-5 / Lima Time).

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Emilio
Emilio
Oct 10, 2023

Republic of El Salvador


The fight in El Salvador is for bringing the young people to our side. No young inmates can be threatened to affiliate with a gang in prisons. No peer pressures or public sphere compares to the challenge representing family ties and the sought protection from the rival gang. Where graffitis deserves 15 years of prison for corresponding to a symbol of control over the youth community. The Republic of El Salvador protects the sane half of their young population by treating young criminals from 12 years old as adults and it is convinced that the moment a young man becomes part of a Mara, fathers must warn their sons that there is no other way out…


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María Susana
María Susana
Oct 10, 2023

Montenegro: Montenegro recognizes the challenges caused by youth delinquency and the adverse effects that most developing countries face nowadays. This issue is a critical concern with substantial implications for the development and progress of our people.The topic of youth delinquency is highly relevant for Montenegro, given its demographic composition and social context. Montenegro has a relatively young population, with a significant proportion of its citizens falling within the youth demographic (UNICEF, 2018). This demographic makeup makes addressing youth delinquency an immediate concern, as it directly impacts the well-being and future prospects of a substantial portion of the population. Additionally, the country has faced economic challenges in the past, including periods of high youth unemployment and income disparities, factors often associated…


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Luciana Neira
Luciana Neira
Oct 10, 2023

A crucial need for change

VENEZUELA:

In the complex landscape of Venezuela, the issue of youth delinquency holds significant relevance. Venezuela has been facing a complex socio- economic and political crisis which has contributed to an increase in youth delinquency, addressing this problem is vital for our future stability and growth. Youth unemployment rates are alarming, reaching 53,7% in 2021, this statistic highlights the concerning economic conditions, forcing numerous young Venezuelans into criminal activities as a means to survive. Moreover, the ongoing migration crisis, with over seven million Venezuelans fleeing to neighboring countries and beyond since 2014, includes a significant number of young people who may be at risk of engaging in delinquent behaviors due to the challenges they face…


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camila-pretell
Oct 10, 2023

ARGENTINA: In 2022, when the highest accumulated inflation of 94.8% occurred in Argentina, there was a 17% increase in caees of juvenile delinquency in the country compared to 2021. Of the 1643 minors who had at least one criminal case initiated before a National Juvenile Court in the previous year, 81% had allegedly commited a property crime. Nowadays, Argentina has acknowledged that there is a need to take an economic approach to this illicit activity, since the dismished financial opportunities we face are making these individuals resort to criminal activities as a means of survival. Therefore, past international actions such as the Committee on the Rights of the Child in its gen- eral comment No. 10 (2007) that focus mainly…


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Juan Manuel POLAR COHAILA
Juan Manuel POLAR COHAILA
Oct 10, 2023

Question: Why is the topic relevant to my country? What does my country think of past actions and current international actions? Should it be improved or changed?


NIGERIA:

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has one of the largest populations of youth in the world, with more than 57 million young people and around of 42% of people under 15 years of age, that is why, problems that involve our youth really concerns us, in the country, the level of children getting associated with delinquency rises really fast, we are really worried about this situation, therefore, we want to help by making preventive and reactive actions that will be looking after our youth population.


In 1991, we ratified the Convention on…


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