Turkey: The Municipality of Bakırköy (İstanbul) signs the Pact of Towns and Regions to stop sexual violence against children
The mayor of the municipality of Bakırköy (İstanbul), Bülent KERİMOĞLU, has signed the Pact of Towns and Regions to stop sexual violence against children, at a side event during the meeting of the Monitoring Committee in Büyükçekmece (İstanbul), Turkey, on 28 June 2018, in the presence of Anders KNAPE (Sweden,...
Lanzarote Committee Meeting: “Local and regional authorities have a key role in protecting unaccompanied refugee children”, says Johan van den HOUT
« Local and regional governments are on the frontline of migrants’ reception, in particular unaccompanied refugee children,” stated Johan van den HOUT (Netherlands, SOC), Congress Spokesperson on Children, addressing the Lanzarote Committee on 21 June 2018, in Strasbourg. “With their families or alone, children are arriving in Europe...
Greece: The Region of Attica and the City of Nikaia-Rentis sign the Pact of Cities and Regions to stop sexual abuse against children
The Pact of Cities and Regions to stop sexual abuse against children was signed in Athens, Greece, on 31 August 2017, by Irena DOUROU, Governor of the Region of Attica, and George IOAKEIMIDIS, Mayor of Nikaia-Rentis, in the presence of Gabriele Neff, Chair of the Current Affairs Committee of the Congress, and Anastasios KOURAKIS, First Deputy...
In the wake of her visit in Athens and the exchange of views with members of the Special Permanent Committee of the Regions of the Hellenic Parliament on 31 August, the Chair of the Congress Current Affairs Committee, Gabriele NEFF, held talks, on Friday, 1 September, with the President of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE),...
Sexual abuse of children: national associations of local and regional authorities to take part in a seminar in Belgrade
Cities and regions unanimously recognised as best placed to implement concrete actions against sexual abuse of children
A run to raise public awareness of violence against children and promote the Council of Europe’s ONE in FIVE campaign
The National Association of Portuguese Municipalities signs the Congress’s Pact of towns and regions to stop sexual violence against children and encourage its members to do the same
The Municipality of the City of Prague joins the Pact of Towns and Regions to stop sexual violence against children
Congress Thematic Spokesperson on Children promotes the Pact to Stop Sexual Violence against Children in the United Kingdom
Johan van den HOUT: “In the Netherlands, we are working to break taboos on sexual violence against children”