On January 20th 2017, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. Editorial by Diana Volonakis.
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.
The first "NGO of the month" of 2017 is about enabling children and youth in peripheral neighborhoods of Santa Fe, Argentina, to recognize and develop their abilities and discover new ways of interacting and communicating.
The year 2016 was a difficult year for children and the application of their rights... Editorial and wishes by Paola Riva Gapany.
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.
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.
Family poverty should never justify placing a child into care: editorial of the week, by Clara Balestra.
In June 2016, a new sectorial initiative relative the protection of youth in media was launched by the Swiss Telecommunications Association (ASUT). Editorial of the week, by Andressa Curry-Messer.
The theme of this year’s International Day of the Girl is based on the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals. UN Secretary-General's Message for 2016
The editorial of the week, by Andressa Curry-Messer,is about Paco, "the drug responsible for the extermination of generations" in Argentina and all South America.
Do children in Swiss cities enjoy equal opportunity? Clara Balestra addresses the issue in this week’s editorial
Listening to children about terrorism is Daniel Stoecklin’s idea in the editorial of this week.
"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.
In Switzerland, forced child marriage thickens: editorial by Clara Balestra of the Sarah Oberson Foundation.
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!
After 2015's earthquake in Nepal, a huge influx of paedophiles from around the world has travelled there to benefit sexually from the highly vulnerable situation of some children. Editorial by Andressa Curry-Messer.
It is estimated that 3 million Syrian children are deprived of school instruction. They are denied education and sent to work because of the war. Editorial by Daniel Stoecklin.
UN Secretary-General welcomes selection of Manfred Nowak to lead new global study on situation of children in detention. Jean Zermatten appointed to Advisory Board.
We did not expect Norway, a country very attached to human rights, to refuse to sign the 3rd Optional Protocol (OPIC) to the Convention on the rights of the child... Editorial by Daniel Stoecklin.
Children save lives. Read about it in this week's editorial, by Daniel Stoecklin.
The migration phenomenon has gained such traction over the past few years that we hear about it every day. We all hear about it, the children too... Editorial by Faustina Défayes.
"Bibliobus" (Mobile Library): giving access to cultural rights to street children of Antananarivo, Madagascar. Editorial by Andressa Curry-Messer.
The very first Sustainable Development Goals Report has been launched in New York!