One in Five

National good practice
 

On 13 June 2013, the ONE in FIVE Campaign was launched in the parliament of Andorra with the vice-president of the parliament stating her support and commitment to eliminating sexual violence against children (more info).

31 May 2013: Eleni Rapti, contact parliamentarian for Greece of the network, has put her experience in the organisation and promotion of events at the service of the ONE in FIVE Campaign. You can follow the latest developments of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in Greece via Facebook and Twitter: www.facebook.com/EnastaPente, www.twitter.com/oneinfive2013

On 8 April 2013 the Serbian parliament adopted an initiative originally proposed by the NGO Incest Trauma Centre, rescinding the statute of limitations as regards sex offences against children included in the criminal code (more info).

Michail Katrinis, contact parliamentarian for Greece, was behind the event "Protect children from all forms of abuse" held in Heraklion (Crete), on 5 September 2012 (more info)

With the encouragement of Jean-Claude Mignon, President of the PACE and deputy and mayor of Dammarie-lès-Lys, that municipality's Children's Parliament, which has met annually for the last nine years, decided to adopt as its theme for 2012 "No to sexual abuse!"(more info)

On 22 June 2012, Stefan Schennach, contact parliamentarian for Austria, gave a presentation on the ONE in FIVE Campaign to the Association of Austrian Cities (Österreichischer Städtebund)
(more info)

February – March 2012, Montenegro: preparation of the launch of the ONE in FIVE Campaign, with the participation of Ms Valentina Radulovic-Šcepanovic, contact parliamentarian for Montenegro (more info)

December 2011 – February 2012, Cyprus :
active involvement of Ms Athina Kyriakidou, contact parliamentarian for Cyprus, in the ONE in FIVE Campaign (more info)

January 2012, Greece: the Delegation of Greece to the PACE published a press release on the four events organised in Greece to promote the campaign (more info)

16 January 2012, Greece: fourth event in Greece, in Chalkida, on the protection of children against sexual abuse and exploitation, organised by the Greek delegation to the PACE and the Hellenic Institute for Child Protection (more info).

22 December 2011, Azerbaijan: debate among schoolchildren under the name “WE SAY NO TO VIOLENCE”, held in Baku on the initiative of Ms Sevinj Fataliyeva, contact parliamentarian of Azerbaijan for the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign (more info)

12 December 2011, Greece: third open event in Greece, in Heraklion (Crete), on the protection of children against sexual abuse and exploitation, organised on the initiative of Mr Michalis Katrinis, member of the PACE Sub-Committee on children and contact parliamentarian for the campaign, in co-operation with the Member of Parliament of Heraklion, Mr Ioannis Michelogiannakis, and with the Institute of Child Health (more info).

24 November 2011, Romania: debate in the Senate of Romania on “the protection of children against sexual exploitation – challenges, good practices, guidelines”, and translation of the handbook in Romanian (more info).

21 November 2011, Monaco : launch of the parliamentary dimension of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in Monaco (more info).

14 November 2011, Greece
: second event in Greece, in Thessaloniki, to promote the ONE in FIVE Campaign (more info).

July - November 2011, Mexico
: at the initiative of the Mexican Senator, Ms Sosa Govea, a national forum will be held in the Mexican Senate in Mexico City, on 9 November 2011, and four regional forums will take place between July and October 2011. The aim of these events is to reflect upon an effective legislation fighting against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, prostitution, pornography and grooming (solicitation of children through the Internet for sexual purposes).

9 June 2011, Greece: on the initiative of Mr Michalis Katrinis, contact parliamentarian to stop sexual violence against children for Greece, an event on children’s protection against sexual abuse and exploitation was organised in Athens with the cooperation of the Greek Delegation to the PACE and the Hellenic Institute of Child Health (more info ).

14-16 June 2011, Armenia: a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Mr Gagik Baghdasaryan, presented the parliamentary dimension of the Council of Europe's ONE in FIVE Campaign in Yerevan (more info)

May 2011, Sweden : presentation of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in the Swedish Parliament (more info)

6 April 2011, Mexico:
Ms Martha Leticia Sosa Govea presented a Spanish version of the Handbook for parliamentarians on the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse in the Mexican Senate (programme, French only) and launched the website of the Senate dedicated to the Campaign (more info).

Download the
Spanish version of the Handbook


5 April 2011, Azerbaidjan:
debate at the National Assembly of Azerbaidjan on how to stop violence against chidren (more info)

28 February 2011, New York: On the occasion of the meeting of the UN Committee on the Status of Women, Ms Maria Stavrositu, member of the Parliamentary Assembly, presented the Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Lanzarote Convention at a side event organised by the intergovernmental sector of the Council of Europe.

Download Ms Stavrositu’s speech here.

Beginning of 2011, Cyprus: launch of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in Cyprus under the auspices of Ms. Athina Kyriakidou, contact parliamentarian for the campaign (more info)

29-30 November 2010, Rome: A 14-member Parliamentary Assembly delegation, including the Sub-Committee on Children, took part in the high level launch event of the Council of Europe campaign “One in Five” to stop sexual violence against children in Rome. Conference speakers included Mr Frank Fahey (Ireland, ALDE), Vice-President of the Assembly and former Irish Minister of State for Children; Ms Carina Ohlsson (Sweden, SOC), Chairperson of the Sub-Committee on Children; Ms Marlene Rupprecht (Germany, SOC), Chairperson of the German Parliament’s Committee on Children and an early advocate of the campaign.

Download the speeches of the members of the Parliamentary Assembly:

Mr Fahey
Ms Ohlsson
Ms Rupprecht