New strategy from Council of Europe for the Rights of the Child


In April 2016, the Council of Europe gathered over 300 participants from across Europe and beyond to its conference in Sofia. This included two Heads of State, 17 Ministers and Vice-Ministers, high-level representatives of key international organizations, over 30 NGOs and 10 young delegates. They expressed a strong commitment to the new Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2016-2021). The CBSS Expert Group on Children at Risk is mentioned as a partner in implementing the strategy. Have a look at the conference website to check out the speeches, presentations and media coverage.