Strasbourg, 29-31 January 2018


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

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)” (document T-ES(2017)11)

2.2 1st monitoring round: review, in view of its adoption, of the draft 2nd implementation report on the “Protection of children against sexual abuse in the circle of trust: The strategies” (document T-ES(2017)12 Rev2)

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/comments to the questionnaire

2.3.2 Setting of monitoring calendar based on Rapporteurs’ appointed/to be appointed

2.3.3 Brief presentation of the Guidelines for Implementation of Child Participation in the 2nd thematic monitoring round

3. Exchange of information, experiences and good practices

3.1 Participation of the Lanzarote Committee in outside events

3.1.1 Debriefing of the 3rd meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Rights if the Child (CAHENF) (Strasbourg, 22-24 November 2017)

3.1.2 Debriefing by Ms Gioia SCAPPUCCI (Lanzarote Committee Executive Secretary) of participation in the European Commission’s Expert Workshop on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU with regard to children in migration (Brussels, 17 January 2018)

3.1.3 Debriefing by Mr George NIKOLAIDIS of his participation in the working lunch of the Chairpersons of the Council of Europe monitoring and advisory bodies with the Secretary General (Strasbourg, 18 January 2018)

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

3.2.1 Debriefing about the 3rd edition of the European Day on the protection of Children against Sexual exploitation and Sexual Abuse

3.2.2. Child sexual abuse in sports: presentation of the Council of Europe “Start to talk” initiative

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 Elections: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Bureau members

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 Consideration of the request of observer status made by the Internet Watch Foundation

4.4 Adoption of the list of decisions of the meeting

5. Any other business

6. Dates of the next meetings

- 21st meeting: 20-22 June 2018

- 22nd meeting: 7-9 November 2018


List of decisions
Report of the 20th meeting