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"Eliminating corporal punishment of children"-
Exhibition and debate to be held in Strasbourg on 27 April 2010

On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Swedish ban on corporal punishment of children, the Swedish Government, "Save the children" Sweden and the Council of Europe programme "Building a Europe for and with children", have organised an exhibition and a debate on this topic. The event was held on 27 april from 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm at the Committee of Minister's Foyer and meeting room.

The event began with the opening of the exhibition by Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe and was followed by a debate at 1.30 pm. The latter gathered six personnalities and experts on this theme.

- See the full programme.

- Press release on the event