Building a Europe for and with children

Committee of Ministers recommendations



Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)2 on the participation of children and young people under the age of 18


Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)12 on childrenís rights and social services friendly to children and families


Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)8 on youth information

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7 on the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)2 on deinstitutionalisation and community living of children with disabilities


Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)13 on the nationality of children

Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)10 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on integrated national strategies for the protection of children from violence

Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)9 on the education and social inclusion of children and young people with autism spectrum disorders

Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)5 on measures to protect children against harmful content and behaviour and to promote their active participation in the new information and communications environment 


Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)11 on the European Rules for juvenile offenders subject to sanctions or measures

Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)6 on measures to promote the respect for freedom of expression on information with regard to Internet filters.

See also the: Background report to the recommendation

Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)4 on strengthening the integration of children of migrants and of immigrant background



Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)13 on gender mainstreaming in education

Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)9 on life projects for unaccompanied migrant minors


Recommendation Rec(2006)19 on policy to support positive parenting / See also the recommendation's explanatory report

Recommendation Rec(2006)12 on empowering children in the new information and communications environment

Recommendation Rec(2006)5 on the Council of Europe Action Plan to promote the rights and full participation of people with disabilities in society: improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in Europe 2006-2015

Recommendation Rec(2006)1 on the role of national youth councils in youth policy development

2005 -2002   

Recommendation Rec(2005)5 on the rights of children living in residential institutions

Recommendation Rec(2004)13 on the participation of young people in local and regional life

Recommendation Rec(2003)20 concerning new ways of dealing with juvenile delinquency and the role of juvenile justice

Recommendation Rec(2002)12 on education for democratic citizenship

Recommendation Rec(2002)8 on child day-care

Recommendation Rec(2002)5 on the protection of women against violence

2001 -1998    

Recommendation Rec(2001)16 on the protection of children against sexual exploitation

Recommendation Rec(2001)10 on the European Code of Police Ethics

Recommendation Rec(2000)20 on early psychosocial intervention in the prevention of criminality

Recommendation Rec(2000)11 on action against trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation

Recommendation No. R (2000) 4 on the education of Roma/Gypsy children in Europe


Recommendation No. R (98) 8 on children's participation in family and social life

Recommendation No. R (98)1 on family mediation

Recommendation No. R (97) 19 on the portrayal of violence in the electronic media

Recommendation No. R (97) 13 concerning intimidation of witnesses and the rights of defence

Recommendation No. R (94) 14 on coherent and integrated family policies

Recommendation No. R (93) 2 on the medico-social aspects of child abuse

Recommendation No. R (91) 11 on sexual exploitation, pornography and prostitution of and trafficking in, children and young adults

Recommendation No. R  (91) 9 on emergency measures in family matters

1990- 1985       

Recommendation No. R (90) 2 on social measures concerning violence in the family

Recommendation No. R (88) 6 on social reactions to juvenile delinquency among young people coming from migrant families

Recommendation No. R (87) 21 on assistance to victims and the prevention of victimisation

Recommendation No. R (87) 20 on social reactions to juvenile delinquency

Recommendation No. R (85) 4 on violence in the family