Seminar "Strengthening the protection of childrenís rights through the European Social Charter (revised)",  Kyiv, 15 - 16 February 2011

[14/02/2011] One of the objectives of the Joint Project between the Council of Europe and the European Union on Strengthening and Protecting Womenís and Childrenís Rights in Ukraine is to support reforms with regard to childrenís rights with a view to improving the implementation of the Revised European Social Charter in the country.  (more on the Joint Project)

In fact, several obstacles to the full implementation of the Charterís requirements are apparent. Some stem from lack of appropriate social policy, and a lack of sensitivity for childrenís rights.

This conference will give participants the opportunity to share good practices and encourage the full implementation of the Charter.


To promote measures aiming at respecting and protecting childrenís rights in line with the European Social Charter (revised) and other relevant international instruments.

To conduct a comparative analysis of the legal guarantees of childrenís rights.

To contribute to the development of a national policy, aimed at overcoming obstacles to observing and broadening childrenís rights.

Programme  English / Ukrainian