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European Forum on the Rights of the child, Brussels, 3-4 June 2015

The 9th European Forum on the rights of the child aimed to foster the exchange of good practices, to facilitate connections at inter-sectoral and inter-agency level (both nationally and transnationally), and to promote more effective cooperation and coordination in integrated child protection systems.  It built on the discussions of the 8th Forum in 2013.

Coordination and cooperation in integrated child protection systems

Background papers: 

Presentations available

Day 1: 3 June

 Coordination and cooperation in integrated child protection systems

  • Ms Věra Jourovámpeg-4v(77 MB), European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality (video message) 
  • Mr Tibor Navracsicspdf(231 kB), European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
  • Ms Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Co-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Rights of the Child
  • Mr Reinis Uzulniekspdf(274 kB), Parliamentary Secretary for Welfare, Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The functioning of child protection systems

Day 2: 4 June

Plenary Session

Parallel sessions

Session I: Prevention of violence against children

Session II: Identification, reporting and referral

Session III: Investigation, treatment, follow-up and judicial involvement

Session IV: Effective procedures