Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse


Conference on preventing sexual abuse of children, Madrid, 10-11 December 2013


Programme with, where available, links to the speeches, presentations, summaries of the presentations and power point presentations

Speakers Biographies

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Thursday 10 December 2013

9.00      Registration of participants

“Good Practice circuit”

10.00    Opening session

Welcome addresses by:

Mr Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, Minister of Justice of Spain

Speech (Spanish only)

Presentation (Spanish only)

 

Ms Marja Ruotanen, Director of Justice and Human Dignity, Council of Europe

Speech

10.30    Coffee break and “Good practice circuit”

11.15 Session 1: Policy and legal tools to prevent sexual abuse of children

Moderator: Ms Salomé Adroher Biosca, General Director of Services for Family and Children, Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Summary of the presentation

-       Council of Europe guidelines on integrated national strategies for the protection of children from violence, Ms Elda Moreno, Head of the Gender Equality and Human Dignity Department, Council of Europe

Presentation

 

-       The Lanzarote Convention and the prevention of sexual abuse, Mr Eric Ruelle (France), Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee

Presentation (in French only)

Summary of the presentation

 

-       The Parliamentary Network to stop sexual violence against children, Mr Valeriu Ghiletchi (Moldova), First Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly

Presentation

Summary of the presentation

 

-       Combating child sex tourism: The Dutch multiyear, multi-angle approach, Mr Lennert Branderhorst, Ministry of Security and Justice (The Netherlands)

Presentation

Summary of the presentation

Debate

13.00    Lunch break (CaixaForum) and “Good practice circuit”

15.00 Session 2: Awareness-raising campaigns for the general public and participation of children, the private sector, the media and civil society in the elaboration and implementation of policies to prevent sexual abuse of children

Moderator: Ms Elda Moreno, Head of the Gender Equality and Human Dignity Department, Council of Europe

-       The “ONE in FIVE Campaign” in Spain, Mr Tomás Aller General Coordinator Federation of Associations for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment (Spain)

Presentation

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-       Engaging the experts: The importance of working with young survivors of sexual violence in prevention efforts, Ms Claire Cody, The International Centre: Stopping the Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children (United Kingdom)

Presentation

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Power point presentation

 

-       Framework sexuality and policy: The Flag system “Nothing wrong?”, Mr Joost Van Haelst, Children’s Rights coordinator, Agency for Socio-Cultural Work for Youth and Adults, Flemish Ministry of Culture, Youth, Sports and Media (Belgium)

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation

 

-       The code of conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism, Mr Theo Noten, program manager of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography & Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT) – The Netherlands

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation

 

-       The Prevention Project Dunkelfeld (PPD) – Proactive strategies reaching out perpetrators and potential perpetrators to prevent child sexual abuse and child pornography offences, Mr Klaus M. Beier, Director of the Institute of Sexology and Sexual Medicine, Charité-University of Medicine of Berlin (Germany)

Presentation

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Power point presentation

Debate

16.30 Coffee break and “Good practice circuit”

17.00 Session 3: Focused prevention: empowering parents and persons working in contact with children in preventing sexual abuse

Moderator: Ms Pepa Horno, Consultant in childhood, affectivity and protection in Espirales Childhood Consultancy

Summary of the presentation

-       Sexuality education in schools, Mr Dhianaraj Chetty, Section on HIV and Health Education, Division of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, UNESCO

Presentation

 

-       The NSPCC Underwear Rule Campaign – Encouraging and enabling parents to talk with children to help keep them safe, Mr Jon Brown, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (United Kingdom)

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation

Debate

18.00 End of the first day

Wednesday 11 December 2013

9.00      Arrival of participants

“Good Practice circuit”

10.00 Session 4: Focused prevention: empowering children in preventing sexual abuse

Moderator: Mr Kieran McGrath, Child Welfare Consultant (Ireland)

Summary of the presentation

-       Zero Tolerance for violence, Ms Elena Saura, Department of Social Integration, La Caixa Foundation (Spain)

Presentation (Spanish only)

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation (Spanish only)

 

-       National dissemination of information about the dangers of cyber-crime in schools, Mr Carlos Igual Garrido, Captain of Civil Guard, Criminal Police Technical Unit, Crimes against Children Group (Spain)

 

-       Preventing sexual abuse of children with disabilities, Ms Laia Alamany Ferré, Program on Sexual Abuse and Disabilities, Vicki Bernadet Foundation (Spain)

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation (Spanish only)

 

-       Get a ’Yes’. Explaining how and why Iceland made a short film about the boundaries between sex and violence, Ms Jóna Pálsdóttir, Head of Division, gender specialist, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Iceland)

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Debate

11.00 Coffee break and “Good practice circuit”

11.30 Session 5: Focused prevention: intervention programmes with perpetrators and potential perpetrators

Moderator: Mr Santiago Redondo, Professor of Psychology and Criminology, University of Barcelona (Spain)

Presentation

Summary of the presentation

-       From sexual thoughts to sexual offenses, Ms Tamara Turner-Moore, Senior Lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University (United Kingdom)

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Power point presentation

 

-       Intervention programmes with young sexual offenders, Mr Luis González Cieza, Head of research, programs and training, Community of Madrid Agency for the re-education and reintegration of young offenders (Spain)

Summary of the presentation

Power point presentation (Spanish only)

 

-       Intervention programmes with young sexual offenders - The ATURA’T Programme, Mr Kieran McGrath, Child Welfare Consultant (Ireland)

Presentation

Power point presentation (Spanish only)

 

-       Helping employers to make safer recruitment decisions: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Ms Shernett Ranson, Senior International Partnerships Officer, National Crime Agency (NCA), (United Kingdom)

Power point presentation

 

-       NSPCC safer recruitment policy, Mr Jon Brown, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (United Kingdom)

Power point presentation

Debate

13.00 Conclusions and closing remarks

Mr D. Fernando Pastor, Head of Institutional Relations, CaixaForum

Speech (Spanish only)

Ms Salomé Adroher Biosca, General Director of Services for Family and Children, Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality

Speech (Spanish only)

Ms Alejandra Frías López, Senior Judge and Advisor of the Technical Secretariat General, Spanish Ministry of Justice

Mr Eric Ruelle (France), Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee

Conclusions