23 Council of Europe member states sign Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

On the 25th of October twenty-three Council of Europe member states signed the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, which represents a major step in the prevention of sexual offences against children, the prosecution of perpetrators and the protection of victims.



European Ministers of Justice request the Council of Europe to develop child-friendly justice

On the 26th of October the ministers of justice of the Council of Europe's 47 member states requested the organisation to start preparing “European guidelines for child-friendly justice”.



EUROCHILD Annual Conference 21-23 November 2007 Malta

Eurochild's next Annual Conference will take place from 21 to 23 November 2007 in Malta. This year's title will be: “Preventing social exclusion of children and young people in Europe: Participation & early intervention”.



17 October - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

On 17 October, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Eurochild urges EU member states to keep fighting child poverty also beyond the "light year"

 

 



I-st International Conference KEEPING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE SAFE ONLINE Warsaw, Poland 16-17 October 2007

On the 16-17 th of October at the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw there took place an International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online".

XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

XIth ISPCAN Conference
XIth ISPCAN Conference
Supporting Prevention and Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect: Role of Professionals, Communities and Families

We are pleased to inform you about the XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect which will take place November 18-21, 2007, in Lisbon, Portugal.

22nd Annual SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILD AND FAMILY MALTREATMENT

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego present the 22nd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. The conference is directed to a multidisciplinary audience from the fields of medicine, mental health, interviewing, child welfare, advocacy, law, law enforcement, education, family support, public policy and research.

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ACTION TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN: Establish a Special Representative to the UN Secretary-General

Violence is a daily reality for millions of children around the world, affecting girls and boys of all ages, all social contexts, and all nationalities. In every part of their lives —their homes and families, schools, institutions, workplaces and communities — children may be beaten, sexually assaulted, tortured, and even killed. The perpetrators of this violence are often the very individuals who are responsible for protecting children – their parents, guardians, teachers, employers, the police and security forces.

Child: Witness with Special Needs in Poland

Your Honour, I am scared
Your Honour, I am scared
The first stage of the campaign "Child: Witness with Special Needs" was carried out in Poland in the years 2004-2005. On February 22, 2004, during a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Justice and the Nobody's Children Foundation, 2004 was announced the Year of Child Victims of Crime. Moreover, several programs were inaugurated, aimed at protecting children from crime and supporting child victims of crime who participate in legal procedures.


European Master in Childrens Rights

European Master in Childrens Rights
European Master in Childrens Rights
The Free University in Berlin is offering a new interdisciplinary Master Programme “European Master in Children’s Rights” starting in October 2007. The programme is directed to everyone who wants to stand up for the interests of children e.g. in youth welfare services, schools, the media, legal services, health care or development cooperation.