Expert Group on Children at RiskMaking the Baltic Sea Region a violence free zone for children
The vision of the CBSS Expert Group on Children at Risk is that children in the Baltic Sea Region enjoy their rights as recognised in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Prevention and early intervention
Strengthening national child protection systems
Justice and care
Promoting multidisciplinary and interagency services for child victims and witnesses of violence
Safe and non-violent childhoods
Promoting law, policy and joint strategies
From 1 July 2023 Finland assumes the presidency of the Expert Group on Children at Risk.
Second Addendum to the CBSS Guidelines On Promoting the Human Rights and the Best Interests of the Child in Transnational Child Protection Cases
Addressing the situations of children on the move, who are at any stage of their migration at risk of violence, abuse and exploitation, including in the context of trafficking.
The mapping of child protection systems and practices in the Baltic Sea Region has now been released
As part of their strategy for 2020-2025, the expert group mapped national child protection systems, and promising practice for prevention and early intervention.
Improving national and international data collection on violence against children by developing a sustainable and replicable data collection model suited to gathering information about online violence against children.