One in Five

Interview with Ms Gioia Scappucci,
Secretary of the Lanzarote Committee


27.04.12 - Mrs Scappucci introduces the key characteristics of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, also known as the “Lanzarote Convention”. She describes the aims of this convention and how this convention can have an impact on children's lives. She points out: “as far as prevention is concerned, it requests states to put in place structures to help them understand what is wrong and how to protect themselves”. Mrs Scappucci also introduces the Lanzarote Committee, the monitoring body mandated to verify how states are implementing the Lanzarote Convention.

Watch the video interview here