Norwegian Presidency Conference of the CBSS Expert Group on Children at Risk 

Resilient and inclusive child protection systems – building mutual trust and collaboration 

On 8 June at 09:00 – 12:45 CET, the CBSS Norway Presidency organised a conference “Resilient and inclusive child protection systems – building mutual trust and collaboration” to introduce the results of a comprehensive mapping of national child protection systems and promising practices in the Baltic Sea Region.  

Looking at child protection systems in seven countries in the Baltic Sea Region, the mapping has identified good practice and core elements of inclusive, sustainable, and resilient national child protection systems, that provide a continuum of protection, including in times of crisis. The mapping also made note of good cross-border practice that contributes to mutual trust and cross-border collaboration between national child protection systems.

The conference provided opportunities for reflections on key elements of resilient and inclusive child protection systems, including in crisis, promoting a common understanding, collaboration and mutual trust among child protection systems and actors across borders.