Strasbourg, 25-27 October 2017

Agenda


1. Opening of the meeting, adoption of the agenda and up-date on ratifications of the Lanzarote Convention
 Annotated Agenda


2. Monitoring of the implementation of the Lanzarote Convention

2.1 Urgent monitoring round: "Special report further to the visit of a delegation of the Lanzarote Committee to transit zones at the Serbian/Hungarian border (5-7 July 2017)”

2.2 1st monitoring round:

2.2.1 Review, in view of its adoption, of the Lanzarote Committee’s draft 2nd implementation report on the “Protection of children against sexual abuse in the circle of trust: The strategies”

2.2.2 Exchange of views on measures taken to give follow-up to the recommendations of the Lanzarote Committee’s 1st implementation report on “Protection of children against sexual abuse in the circle of trust: The framework”

2.3 2nd monitoring round: “The protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse facilitated by information and communication technologies (ICTs)”

2.3.1 State of play of replies to the questionnaire by Parties

2.3.2 Presentation of a methodology for child participation within the current monitoring round


3. Exchange of information, experiences and good practices

3.1 Participation of the Lanzarote Committee in outside events

3.1.1 Debriefing by Mr Stevan POPOVIĆ and Mr Mikaël POUTIERS of their participation in the Seminar for National Associations of Local and Regional authorities on the Pact of Towns and Regions to stop sexual violence against children, and on refugee children and non-accompanied minors (Belgrade, 13 June 2017)

3.1.2 Debriefing by Mr Claude JANIZZI of his participation in the PROMISE conference for the launching the European Barnahus Movement (Brussels, 14 June 2017)

3.1.3 Debriefing by Ms Zsuzsanna RUTAI of her participation in a training for NGOs on rights protection for vulnerable groups (women and children), within the context of the Council of Europe cooperation project “Combating violence against vulnerable groups (women and children) in Ukraine” (Odessa, 15 June 2017)

3.1.4 Debriefing by Ms Elda MORENO of her participation in the transition meeting on implementing the recommendations of the global study on sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism (SECTT) (Madrid, 13 July 2017)

3.1.5 Debriefing by Ms Elda MORENO of her participation in the World Child Dignity Congress (Rome, 3-6 October 2017)

3.2 Presentation of relevant activities by national authorities, international governmental and non-governmental organisations, experts, as well as services of the Council of Europe

3.3 Presentation of relevant initiatives of the Parliamentary Assembly and Congress of Regional and Local Authorities of the Council of Europe


4. Procedural matters

4.1 Exchange of views on how best to implement the Lanzarote Committee’s special report recommendations on “Protecting children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”

4.2 Appointment of Rapporteurs to examine the replies to the questionnaire for the 2nd monitoring round on “Protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse facilitated by information and communication technologies (ICTs)”

4.3 Enhancing visibility of the role and impact of civil society’s representatives in the work of the Lanzarote Committee

4.4 Adoption of the list of decisions of the meeting


5. Any other business


6. Dates of the next meetings

- 20th meeting: 29-31 January 2018

- 21st meeting: 20-22 June 2018

- 22nd meeting: 7-9 November 2018


Documents:

List of decisions
Report of the 19th meeting