The IDE and the University of Geneva launch the Summer School 2017: "Children at the heart of human rights" (June 6 - June 16). Deadline for registration: May 1st!

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

Our NGO of the month March is the Cambios Foundation whose goal is to offer the children of Colombia the possibility to flourish and to forge a future through sport.

«There are no refugee children, or illegal children»: interview of Rolf Widmer to the 20th anniversary of the ratification of the Convention on the rights of the child (CRC) by Switzerland.

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.

In Switzerland, forced child marriage thickens: editorial by Clara Balestra of the Sarah Oberson Foundation. 

The 2016 Veillard-Cybulski Foundation prize was awarded Judge Heemi Taumaunu for his pioneering work on juvenile justice in New Zealand, which is based on the principle of justice by Maoris for Maoris.

International family mediation is being developed and professionalised on a global scale. The International Social Service (ISS) has just launched a new website, dedicated to families and professionals. Editorial by Cilgia Caratsch.

In the era of selfies and social networks, the dictatorship of looking good affects children. Editorial by Andressa Curry-Messer.

In the 90s, reality TV appeared on the airwaves. Producers quickly understood that this type of programming could attract a young audience, between the ages of 10 and 16. Editorial by Garance Rothenbühler and Linda Asamoah.

In order to pull the rug from under the mafia, Father Tonino Palmese has opened a nursery for young children in Naples. Editorial of the week, by Andressa Curry-Messer.

"Switzerland does not fulfil its obligation to protect children due to restrictive migration policy." This was the finding of the Swiss French Speaking Observatory on the Right of Asylum and Foreigners (ODAE) in their 8th report. Editorial by Mélissa Llorens.

Every year about 250,000 people disappear in Brazil, 40,000 of them are children from the age of 0 to 18, according to statistics from the Ministry of Justice. Editorial of the week, by Andressa Curry-Messer.

The IDE News n° 35 are available! All about the Institute's activities since last June!

Around fifty people participated in the day of reflection on children’s rights in Somalia organised by the IDE and the RAJO association on November 7th 2016 in Sion. Report by Evelyne Monnay.