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

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Child Trafficking in the Digital Era

The purpose of the conference is to shed light on how technology facilitates trafficking in children, who the victims are, and what the impact is on children who are trafficked. Participants will also learn more about identification, investigation, safe paths to recovery and justice for children.

Speakers include Agnė Bilotaitė, Lithuanian Minister of Interior; Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs; Cathal Delaney, Head of Team Analysis Project Twins at Europol and a series of experienced researchers and practitioners. A youth panel, involved in the preparation and follow up to the conference, will share their perspectives throughout the day.