New Publication !

The Essentials in Juvenile Justice

Sion's 19th International Seminar will take place from the 9th to the 11th of October! The IDE will benefit from the expertise of their partner Terre des hommes on the topic of "Nutrition, Health and Children's Rights".

The International Institute for the Rights of the Child is pleased to announce the publication of the book The Essentials in Juvenile Justice. Nearly 30 experts in the field share their knowledge and experience with the professionals.

Nominations for the Veillard-Cybulski Award, which recognizes exceptional work that makes a new contribution to perfecting methods of treating children, adolescents and their families when in difficulty, are to be submitted before October 31, 2017.

The IDE News n° 36 are available! All about the Institute's activities since last December!

Emma, Elias and Chloé are adolescents, apprentices and victims of mistreatment at the workplace. Editorial, by Mara Menghetti and Arianna Isolini.

The annual report of the International Institute for the Rights of the Child is out! An overview of the training and awareness raising activities carried out worldwide in 2016.

"Legal representation of unaccompanied minors in the face of legislative revisions": second text of an annual series at the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the ratification of the CRC by Switzerland. By Lauren Barras of the Swiss Refugee Council.

When tackling violence against children in institutional care goes through treating well the concerned professionals. Editorial by Sophie Rohrbach and Joëlle Luisier.

Sexual abuse of children: their silence, an element to be explored? Question raised by Clara Balestra in this editorial.

A new report adds to the scientific knowledge in the field of early childhood research in Switzerland. Kathrin Brandenberg, Kaspar Burger, Sascha Neumann

The Organization for Basic School Work Help, from Niamey (Niger) is our NGO of the month July!

Jean Zermatten underlines the importance of the new Guidelines on children in contact with the justice system released by the IAYFJM. Editorial.

Following the ratification of the CRC in 2015, Somalia begun the harsch work of implementation. Editorial, by Josias Agua Rosada.

Michele Poretti studied the ascension of Missing Children in the West’s agenda. Excerpts from its article regarding the United States, by Clara Balestra.

Switzerland has acceded to the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure. The instrument of accession was officially handed over at the UN Headquarters in New York on 24 April 2017.

Clara Balestra present The French Plan to Combat Child Abuse 2017-2019. Editorial.

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Children’s human rights: interdisciplinary introduction" is now available on Coursera! An e-training  by the Center for Children's Rights Studies of the University of Geneva in collaboration with the IDE.