Tender call for the provision of social media management services in the field of children's rights

30 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Children's Rights Division guided by the Council of Europe's Strategy for the Rights of the Child carries out diverse activities (intergovernmental, monitoring and co-operation) aimed at protecting and promoting children's rights in its member and non-member states. To this end, it requires...

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Finland Barnahus kicks-off with its first Advisory Group meeting

25 November 2021 Barnahus Finland

On 25 November 2021, the kick-off meeting and the first Advisory Group meeting of the Council of Europe/European Union project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland” took place virtually within the framework of the broader national...

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Tender call for the provision of international consultancy services for Juvenile Justice Slovenia project

19 November 2021 Slovenia Juvenile Justice

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Improving the juvenile justice system and strengthening the education and training of penitentiary staff in Slovenia”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and the Council of Europe, and implemented in close...

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COVID-19 and Children’s Rights:

Children’s mental health and intrafamily violence during COVID-19 pandemic

19 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Steering Committee for the Rights of the Child (CDENF) is organising the 2nd and 3rd editions of the webinar series on the challenges related to children’s rights in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The second webinar titled “Children’s mental health” will be held on 22 November...

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Barnahus Slovenia project discusses achieved results and upcoming activities

17 November 2021 Ljubljana

On 17 November 2021, the Steering Committee of the joint EU Reform – Council of Europe project to Support the implementation of Barnahus in Slovenia (phase II) took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Steering Committee members discussed the progress made and results achieved since the last meeting...

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World Congress on Justice with Children

Council of Europe showcases its guidelines and HELP online courses on children’s rights

17 November 2021 Online

The work of the Council of Europe and its HELP online courses on children's rights were presented during the 2021 World Congress on Justice with Children “Ensuring access to justice for all children: towards non-discriminatory and inclusive child justice systems”. The 2021 World Congress on...

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Andorran Commission for Childhood and Adolescence meets to discuss its National Action Plan

19 November 2021 Andorra La Vella

On 19 November 2021, the Andorran Commission for Childhood and Adolescence met in Andorra La Vella to discuss potential actions to be included in their first National Action Plan on Childhood and Adolescence. The National Action Plan is being developed to support the implementation of the...

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To prevent sexual abuse, children’s circle of trust must be made safer

16 November 2021 Strasbourg

Ahead of the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse marked on 18 November, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on the states to step up their efforts to ensure that children’s “circle of trust” (those around them...

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Juvenile Justice Slovenia project

Tender call for the provision of national consultancy services

15 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Improving the juvenile justice system and strengthening the education and training of penitentiary staff in Slovenia”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and the Council of Europe, and implemented in close...

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Working consultation meeting with Finnish authorities to agree on the next steps of Finland Barnahus project

29 October 2021 Finland Barnahus

The project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland” is currently in its inception phase. Following a series of bi-lateral consultations with key Finnish stakeholders, a general working consultation meeting held on 29 October brought...

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Kick off meeting and roundtable to launch project on Improving the Juvenile Justice and penitentiary systems in Slovenia

4 November 2021 Ljubljana

On 4 November 2021, the European Commission – Council of Europe joint project “Improving the juvenile justice system in Slovenia and Strengthening the education and training of penitentiary staff” officially concluded its inception phase with the kickoff meeting that took place in Ljubljana...

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New deadline: Tender call for provision of event management, audio-visual equipment, and publishing services in Finland

26 October 2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and implemented in close cooperation with the EU DG Reform and National...

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New deadline: Tender call for provision of translation and proofreading services

26 October 2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and implemented in close cooperation with the EU DG Reform and National...

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RELAUNCHED: Tender call for the provision of national consultancy services for the Barnahus Finland project

22 Novembrer 2021 Finland Barnahus

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and implemented in close cooperation with the EU DG Reform and National...

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New deadline: Tender call for the provision of international consultancy services for the Barnahus Finland project

5 October 2021 Finland Barnahus

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Project “Ensuring child-friendly justice through the effective operation of the Barnahus-units in Finland”. It is co-financed by the EU Structural Reform Support Programme and implemented in close cooperation with the EU DG Reform and National...

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High-level conference: Progress towards meaningful child participation in decision making

21 October 2021 Online

On 21 October 2021, the Council of Europe Children’s Rights Division is hosting an online high-level conference on “Progress towards meaningful child participation in decision making – a multi-stakeholder dialogue”, organised in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint...

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Council of Europe recommends measures to protect children against radicalisation

20 October 2021 Strasbourg

As some children may be particularly vulnerable to messaging by terrorist associations and groups, including via social media, the Council of Europe has recommended a set of measures to help its 47 member states better protect children against radicalisation for the purpose of terrorism. Prepared...

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Bilateral consultations with key Finnish stakeholders involved in Barnahus project

20 octobre 2021 Online

During the month of October 2021, the project team held bilateral consultations with key stakeholders of the Finnish Barnahus: Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, and 4 Barnahus-Units in the country. The discussions served to assess the legal and policy gaps in ensuring...

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Two new joint projects on Juvenile Justice in Slovenia and Barnahus Finland are launched

18 October 2021 Strasbourg

On 1 September 2021, the Children’s Rights Division launched two new projects: “Improving the Juvenile Justice System and Strengthening the Education and Training of Penitentiary Staff” in Slovenia (Component I, Slovenia Juvenile Justice) and “Ensuring Child-Friendly Justice through the Effective...

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Register now for Octopus 2021 Conference and the workshop on automated detection of online child sexual abuse materials

14 October 2021 Online

This year’s Octopus Conference will take place on 16-18 November 2021 providing an opportunity for cybercrime experts from public and private sectors as well as international and non-governmental organisations from all over the world to share experience. A special event with high-level...

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