23.11.2011 – ''Local and regional
elected representatives have a responsibility to ensure that children’s
rights are protected,'' said Congress President Keith Whitmore at the
Conference on the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child
in Monaco on 20 November 2011.
In the conference the Congress also confirmed that it will battle all
violence against children through various actions such as the local
and regional dimension of the ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence.