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In Lebanon, with a vibrant civil society and a large number of civil society organizations, volunteerism has been evolving through various phases.However, juvenile justice also requires a system with a governance structure and process of rehabilitation and capacity-building by a group of experts.Such systems have existed worldwide for many years, and some states have reached the level of having youth courts that are based on peer-to-peer judgment in addressing the behavior of youth.In this way, volunteers learn the laws, impact of crimes on the society, and procedures of prosecution all through the process.Volunteering can have various models such as in the education system, non-governmental organizations and courts, to promote civic engagement and citizenship.In this way, investing in volunteering can be a milestone in causing any transformation in the state -- a state in which every citizen has the power to influence the future of society.
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