Child in the City 2008

For the 4th time the European Network Child Friendly Cities wants to invite everyone to participate in the Child in the City Conference which will be held at 3,4 and 5 November 2008 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.



Short movie on child trafficking in Moldova

Stop the Traffik
Stop the Traffik
On YouTube one can find a short movie concerning the complex issues of migration mixed with the risks of trafficking of children and young women in Moldova. The tone of the movie is serious and sensitive, addressing social and economic roots causes.

Training for judges in Ukraine

On the 8th and 9th of October 2007 there was a training for judges from local and general courts conducted in Kiev. The title of the training was „The role of judicial system in improving children’s protection system in Ukraine”.

19 November 2007 - World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse

ISPCAN reminds about the upcoming World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse on 19 November 2007. Everyone is encouraged to take part in this important day.

Romania tackles child porn with software

As the Reuters agency reports Romania adopted a new computer system to tackle Internet pornography, which officials fear may rise after the country joined the European Union this year.

They say growing labour migration and easier customs controls will likely encourage the exploitation of children in the southeastern European country, which the United Nations already considers a top source of human trafficking.

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"