European forum on the rights of the child

The forum meets annually and brings together a wide range of stakeholders: EU countries' representatives; ombudspersons for children;representatives of EU institutions;the Council of Europe  and other international organisations;NGOs, academics and practitioners

Meetings of the Forum on the rights of the child


Informal expert group on the rights of the child

This expert group was created in 2013 and meets 3-4 times a year in Brussels. The expert group brings together national authorities working to protect and promote the rights of the child.

Inter-service group on the rights of the child

The inter-service group brings together representatives from the European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) to exchange information and coordinate their work on children's rights.

Meeting minutes of the inter-service group 

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