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The University of Geneva’s Center for Children’s Rights Studies, the International Institute for the Rights of the Child, the Swiss Center for Expertise in Human Rights and their partners invite you to discuss a ban of all corporal punishment in Switzerland's Civil Code, at the occasion of the 9th May Symposium which will take place on May 3 and 4 at Inselspital in Bern.  

Simultaneous translation in German - French – English.


  • Prof. Joan Durrant, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Prof. Elizabeth Gershoff University of Texas (at Austin), USA
  • Dr. h. c. Marta Santos Pais Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children
  • Judge Renate Winter, Chairperson, UN committee on the Rights of the Child

Registration and programme:   www.unige.ch/cide