TSJ set up a technical committee to guarantee the rights of children and adolescents

The Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), chaired by Magistrate Maikel Moreno, set up a joint technical work committee, with the participation of several State institutions, to exchange information regarding the way in which are granted foreign travel permits for children and adolescents, and thus avoid irregularities in this procedure.

The installation of the inter-institutional meeting was in charge of magistrate Marjorie Calderón Guerrero, president of the Social Cassation Room, who recalled that travel permits for girls, boys and adolescents are granted by several entities: the protection councils of the municipalities, the Autonomous Service of Registries and Notaries (SAREN) and the Courts for the Protection of Children and Adolescents.

The meeting was attended by staff of the Presidency of the Supreme Court of Justice, as well as the Social Cassation Room, the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration and Aliens (SAIME), the SAREN, the Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Defense Public and the Autonomous Institute National Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents (IDENA).

Judge Marjorie Calderón Guerrero indicated that through the articulation of efforts it is always sought to optimize the measures and procedures to safeguard the rights of children and adolescents in the country, in line with the provisions of the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Organic Law for the Protection of Children and Adolescents.