One in Five

Debate at the Senate of Romania on 24 November 2011


22.11.2011 – On 24 November 2011, the Senate of Romania hold a debate on “the protection of children against sexual exploitation – challenges, good practices, guidelines”.

The debate will be moderated by Mr Sorin-Constantin Lazăr, Senator and contact parliamentarian of Romania for the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children. The opening session dedicated to the presentation of the campaign will be followed by two thematic sessions: the first on the risk factors of sexual exploitation of children, and the second on the priorities in the fight against the sexual exploitation of children in Romania.

Numerous participants will attend the debate: parliamentarians, representatives of the government (General Directorate of the protection of children, National Agency of the fight against human trafficking, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport), of the Public Ministry, of the National Audiovisual Council, of the Faculty of sociology and social assistance of the University of Bucarest, the Office of the People's Advocate, and many NGOs.

On this occasion, the participants will get the electronic version of the handbook for parliamentarians on the Lanzarote Convention, translated into Romanian.