What we do

Agenda 2005

Organization and procedures

  • Convening of two Assemblies at the headquarter of the ChildONEurope Secretariat in Florence in June and December 2006 or January 2007.
  • Planning and organising a seminar on abuse or on another issue to be decided by the Assembly and held in December 2006 or January 2007 in Florence.
  • Involving actively the new Partners in all the Network activities and working on the incorporation of the remaining new EU Countries and starting to contact the accession Countries to the EU.
  • Defining more in details the procedural aspects of the Network terms of reference

Research and Dissemination

  • CRC Committee Concluding Observation on EU Countries Reports:
    - Conducting a survey on the CRC Committee Concluding Observation on EU Countries Reports requested by Austrian EU Presidency focusing in particular on the analysis and comparison of the concluding observations of the CRC Committee on the last national reports presented by the 25 EU Countries and 3 EU Accession Countries (Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania and Turkey)
    - Presentation of the report at the meeting of the Inter-governmental Group L'Europe de l'Enfance in Vienna on 6 May 2006
  • National and International Adoption
    - Organisation of a Seminar on Post-adoption , focused on approaches, models and support services to adoptive families relations, dissemination of the results of the survey and prosecution of the study on the issue
  • Child Abuse
    - Up-dating the comparative report related to the survey on national systems of registration of cases of child abuse and elaboration of the report on legal information and statistical data related to child abuse
    - Organisation of a Seminar on child abuse in December 2006 or January 2007

Communication and promotion

  • Taking contact with the EU Commissioners on Freedom, Security and Justice, on Research and on Employment and Social Affairs, asking a meeting to present ChildONEurope activities.
  • Producing and disseminating an updated CD-Rom containing all researches and related documentation carried out by the Network during the first three years of activities.
  • Implementation and strengthening of the on line Forum , in order to increasing and facilitating the contacts among the partners.
  • Producing and disseminating an updated Brochure and insert it in a downloadable pdf format on the web site
  • Up-dating and enlarging the website of the Network www.childoneurope.org
  • Participation to L' Europe de l'Enfance meeting and to Conferences and Seminars organised at European level by other national and international governmental and non-governmental organisations dealing with childhood related issues.

In 2006 the activities of the ChildONEurope Secretariat have been funded firstly by the Italian Ministry of Social Solidarity (which provided funding for the entire first year of activities in 2003) and secondly through voluntary contributions by the competent Ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain .

Agendas of Activities: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004