The International Institute for the Rights of the Child (Institut international des Droits de l’Enfant, IDE) is a private Swiss Foundation. It is a competence centre for the rights of the child, and carries out its activities in Switzerland and abroad.

suisseTRAIN - RAISE AWARENESS - ACT: the IDE strives for a better application of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by the following means:

  • Providing children’s rights training to professionals working with and for the children
  • Awareness raising among all concerned persons, and among the general public

Created in 1995, the IDE obtained ECOSOC status from the UN in 2003, which was renewed in 2009 and 2015.


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Banque cantonale du Valais
Place des Cèdres 8
1951 Sion

IBAN: CH78 0076 5000 L083 1041 4

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Institut international
des droits de l'enfant