WGCC Conference on the Rights of Children in Institutions in the Region of the Baltic Sea States

The Working Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk, the WGCC, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden invited to this Conference of Senior Officials, researchers and experts on "The rights of children in institutional care - Improving Child Participation, Monitoring and Post Placement Assistance" on the 14th and 15th of November 2006. The conference was held under the auspices of the Swedish presidency to the CBSS.

The member states to the Council of the Baltic Sea States plus Ukraine and Belarus participated in the meeting which resulted in recommendations to the WGCC.

The report includes both English and Russian versions of most of the presentations and a list of participants in English and in Russian. 

Expert presentations were made. These can be accessed below. The presentations in English are marked with EN and those in Russian are marked RU.