Upcoming: 6th meeting of the network of contact parliamentarians

17.01.2012 – On 24 January 2012 the network of contact parlamentarians for the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children will meet in Strasbourg.

This event will be organised by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and will take place in Room 7, at the Palais de l'Europe, from 2 pm to 3.30 pm.

Theme: Means to redress and eliminate sexual violence against children

Following on from the five successful meetings held in 2011, the 6th network meeting will discuss the means to redress and eliminate sexual violence against children.

The parliamentarians are invited to exchange views and reflect on this topic with Mr Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights and Mr Ruelle, Judge and Chairperson of the Committee of the Parties to the Lanzarote Convention.

The meeting will be an opportunity to summarize the first achievements of the ONE in FIVE Campaign and of its parlamentary dimension, as well as to delve into its future prospects.

The Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ms de Boer-Buquicchio, will give an update on the ONE in FIVE Campaign, followed by a statement by Mr Frécon, President of the Chamber of Local Authorities of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, on the involvement of the Congress in the campaign.