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