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  • INTERNATIONAL CHILD

    RIGHTS INSTITUTE

    Recognised training centre for children's rights in

    Switzerland and abroad.

    Scientific centre solicited by numerous networks of experts

    and institutions working for the respect of children's rights



  • TRAINING

    For 25 years, IDE has been training professionals working

    with and for children in various socio-cultural, geographical,

    political, and legal contexts.



  • AWARENESS RAISING AND

    SUPPORT TO INSTITUTIONS

    IN SWITZERLAND

    The constitutive general assembly of the Child Rights

    Network Switzerland took place on 22 June 2009 in Bern.

    Since then, the Network has been committed to the

    strengthening of children's rights in Switzerland.



  • EVENTS



    On September 14th 2022, the IDE is organising a meeting in Geneva

    between the advisor to the Minister of Justice and Human Rights in Mali

    and Mr. Philip D. Jaffé and Ms. Hynd Ayoubi Idrissi two Vice Presidents

    of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the draft codification

    of rights of the child in Mali.

TRAINING

For 25 years, IDE has been training professionals working with and for children in various socio-cultural,
geographical, political, and legal contexts. Learn more...

JUVENILE JUSTICE

 
To promote restorative justice in accordance with the rights of the child

CHILD RIGHTS AND
CHILD PROTECTION

To promote care that respects the rights of the child.

MEDIATION

To promote the participation of children and adults through alternative dispute resolution.

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

The constitutive general assembly of the Child Rights Network Switzerland took place on 22 June 2009 in Bern.
Since then, the Network has been committed to the strengthening of children's rights in Switzerland. Learn more...

ABUSE PREVENTION

The implementation of guidelines for professionals in contact with children, in order to prevent and detect any form of abuse against minors.

NATIONAL LEGISLATION CONCERNING
THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

The IDE notes the lack of national laws in the signatory countries of the Convention, and encourages the codification of children's rights through its expert advice. 

DATA COLLECTION
AS AN INDICATOR OF RIGHTS

The IDE is committed with its partners to collect and analyze data covering the fields of the Convention, in order to be used for the implementation of projects aiming at guaranteeing the effective application of children's rights.  

TEACHING MATERIAL

As every year, on the occasion of the 20th of November, the day of the celebration of the Convention on the Rights
of the Child, IDE offers its teaching materials to teachers and students to address the rights of the child. The
activities are aimed at the 3 cycles of compulsory schooling in Switzerland and address a different theme each year.
They are available in French, German, Italian and since 2020 in Romansh.  



Download teaching materials

free of charge:

 

French
German
Italian
Romanish

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