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

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.

"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.

Last autumn Bertin Masansa Ma-Nkemba was writing this editorial about the exploitation of children in Kasai's mines (Democratic Republic of Congo) but since then, the regional background became dominated by a bloody war.

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

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.

The NGO of the month May is from the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. Firdaus - "paradise" in Arabic - intervenes since 2015 in contexts of extreme vulnerability to sustain people who find themselves in difficulty along their migration route.

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.

On 8 March in Guatemala, 40 adolescent girls perished in a fire after protesting against their living conditions in a government home for young victims of domestic violence and young homless. Editorial by Andressa Curry-Messer.

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

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.