Expert Group on Children at Risk
Making 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.

Our strategic areas and priorities

The Expert Group’s work is guided by the Safe & Secure Region priority of the CBSS, and the 2020-2025 mandate and strategy of the Expert Group.

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

Latest news

New mandate and strategy adopted during the Danish presidency 2019-2020

In adopting these documents, the Expert Group agreed that it will continue to stimulate dialogue and exchange on cross-border concerns, to develop and nurture strategic partnership and to contribute to the development and implementations of tangible projects to promote children’s rights and bolster national child protection systems.