Brief description
Key legal texts
National coordinators
Children in care

Children's participation
Child Friendly Justice

Case-law: European Court of Human Rights
Action Programme

CoE Guidelines against violence
Corporal Punishment
Violence in schools
Sexual Violence
Policy reviews
Videos and social media


Presidents of Armenia and Serbia against corporal punishment of children (October 2013)

Cyprus to mobilise against child sexual abuse (October 2013)

Three new GRETA country reports published (September 2013)

Slovenia ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (September 2013)

The Russian Federation ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (Août 2013)

UNICEF’s End violence against children initiative launched (July 2013)

Parents in the UK encouraged to teach “The Underwear Rule” to their young children (July 2013)

Sweden ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (June 2013)

CommHR concerned for children in Spain (June 2013)

Early bird registration for 13th ISPCAN event (May 2013)

More language versions of the Child-friendly Justice Guidelines available (April 2013)

Congress reports to the Committee of Ministers on latest activities and support to the ONE in FIVE Campaign (April 2013)

"Facing up to sexual abuse of children Cinema Debate Evening-Friday 5 April, 8 pm (April 2013)

"ELSA for children" panel discussion (March 2013)

Belgium ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (March 2013)

Latvia signs the Lanzarote Convention (March 2013)

Safer Internet Day 2013 (February 2013)

Italy ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (January 2013)

New Family Calendar for 2013 out now ! (December 2012)

Bosnia and Herzegovina ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (November 2012)

Conference in Ankara to step up progress in combating violence against children (November 2012)

Learning from good practices: Council of Europe to strengthen international cooperation to tackle sexual violence against children  (November 2012)

“Keep me safe” from sexual violence: new documentary launched (November 2012)

Russia signs the Lanzarote Convention (October 2012)

3rd Lanzarote Committee meeting (October 2012)

Towns and Regions: A pact to stop sexual violence against children (October 2012)

World leaders promote child friendly justice (October 2012)

Indifesa – A Triennal campaign to protect girls' rights (October 2012)

Iceland ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (September 2012)

GRETA report published for the UK: concern for children (September 2012)

Ukraine ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (August 2012)

Portugal ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (August 2012)

Children's rights at stake. Who cares? (July 2012)

ONE in FIVE Campaign: UNICEF and the Council of Europe join forces to stop sexual violence against children (July 2012)

Unaccompanied and separated children need more protection and not detention (June 2012)

Conference planned on Access to Justice for Children at risk of social exclusion (June 2012)

Democracy must work for children: regional seminar hosted by Albania (June 2012)

Andorra signs the Lanzarote Convention (June 2012)

"The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (June 2012)

European Children’s Experts to discuss Early Intervention and Prevention in Family Support (May 2012)

Italian Government marks 4th National Day to stop pedophilia and pedopornography and shows commitment to ratify the Lanzarote Convention (May 2012)

Lanzarote Committee members visit Iceland's Children's House (May 2012)

Children to be seen and heard in Europe (April 2012)

Launch of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in Saint Petersburg (April 2012)

ChildONEurope hold discussions on juvenile justice and the social service sectors (April 2012)

Lanzarote Committee fine-tunes its' Rules and explores future topics for monitoring (March 2012)

ECSR Conclusions focus on protecting children against corporal punishment (March 2012)

The Republic of Moldova ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (March 2012)

Final report on “Tacking violence in schools” to be presented at the Human Rights Council today (March 2012)

Council of Europe proposes four-year plan for children’s rights (February 2012)

Think Parents ! Call for workshop presentations: 1st European Conference on positive parenting (February 2012)

Children in detention: experts speak out at seminar (February 2012)

Newly elected Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights (January 2012)

Iceland moving closer to the ratification of the Lanzarote Convention (January 2012)

Order your 2012 Family Calendar (December 2011)

Turkey ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (December 2011)

Pompidou Group invites project applications for a Drug Prevention Prize (December 2011)

A campaign launch in the Czech Republic (December 2011)

Madrid: launching of the ONE in FIVE campaign in Spain (December 2011)

Conference "Building a child-friendly Europe" (Monaco, 20-21 November 2011)

Protecting children against sexual abuse: conference in Zagreb  (October 2011)

Deputy Secretary General participates in a High Level Round Table, United Nations, New York (11 October 2011)

Interview with Ms Najat Maalla M’jid, United Nations Special Rapporteur (October 2011)

UEFA President joins "KIKO’s Friends (September 2011)

9th Council of Europe Conference of Health Ministers (September 2011)

Maud de Boer-Buquicchio addresses UNICEF Executive Board (September 2011)

Turkey begins tackling sexual exploitation and abuse against children (September 2011)

The ONE in FIVE Campaign at the Venice Biennale (September 2011)

"Tackling violence in schools" - High-level Expert meeting  - Oslo, 27-28 June 2011 (June 2011)

Newly published website of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (June 2011)

Children’s rights top the list of the Ukrainian Chairmanship priorities (June 2011)

26 May: International Missing Children's Day (June 2011)

Finland ratifies the Lanzarote Convention (CETS 201) (June 2011)

"Combating violence against children", International Conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, 24-25 May - April 2011

Adoptions must always serve the best interests of the child - April 2011

Consultation on draft recommendation on participation - April 2011

Discover the passport to your rights - March 2011

NSPCC study into childhood abuse and neglect in the UK over the past 30 years - March 2011

Event: "Strengthening the protection of children’s rights through the European Social Charter (revised)" - February 2011

Migrant children should not be detained - February 2011

ENOC publications 2010 - February 2011

Albania signed the Convention on the Legal Status of Children born out of Wedlock and the Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights - January 2011

New Council or Europe guidelines on Child Friendly Justice - November 2010

Call for young participants- International Conference on Quality in Alternative Care - December 2010

The 2011 calendar for the whole family has arrived !! - December 2010

FRA Conference focus on Child friendly justice - November 2010

Travel the universe of Greater Europe- A new DVD for children aged 6-10 - November 2010

EU Forum on the Rights of the Child - the next step forward - November 2010

Through the WWW Online game welcomes its 25th language version - November 2010

Video-clip on children and young people in care: discover your rights! - November 2010

France ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the protection of Children against Sexual exploitation and Sexual Abuse - October 2010

"Supporting a strategic approach to children's rights" Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio's speech at the opening of the ENOC annual meeting -October 2010

Policy review process on child and youth participation will be piloted in Finland in 2010

The Council of Europe Convention against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse came into force on 1st July 2010

"Too many children are detained in Turkey", says the Commissioner for Human Rights"

Master class for children in Moldova

The Council of Europe Convention against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse will come into force on 1st July 2010

Adoption of Recommendation on the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education

"Adoption should only be agreed when in the child’s best interests", says the Commissioner for Human Rights

International Conference "National Integrated strategies to eliminate violence against children" Vienna, 20-21 May 2010

“Children coming alone as migrants should not be automatically returned” says Commissioner Hammarberg launching the “Human Rights Comment”

Exhibition and debate "Eliminating corporal punishment of children" Strasbourg, 27 April 2010

Call for papers on sexual violence: New Deadline: 15 April 2010

Octopus conference on cybercrime on 23-25 March

2010 European Drug Prevention Prize: Pompidou Group invites applications  

CHILD FRIENDLY JUSTICE: Questionnaire for children and young people

Council of Europe calls for deinstitutionalisation of children with disabilities

Panel discussion on National Integrated Strategies on violence against children (Geneva, 9 March 2010)

The Family Calendar  2010 has arrived!

The 2009-11 Strategy for "Building a Europe for and with children (more)

Safer Internet Day - 9 February 2010 - "Think before you post"

Happy Birthday! The Convention of the rights of the child is 20 years old

Consutation with Experts on the prevention of sexual abuse of children' Strasbourg, 10-11 December

Hearing with NGOs on Child Friendly Justice on 7 December 2009

Council of Europe launches its project on child and youth participation

"Children and young people in care - Discover your rights!"

Parliamentary Assembly adopts new recommendation on children and the internet

Brainstorming meeting on children's rights and social services