Our Work

The CBSS Expert Group on Children at Risk supports awareness-raising to promote positive attitudes, norms and values to safeguard the rights of children.

The expert group furthermore promotes integrated strategies, including sustainable measures that have been demonstrated to contribute to real positive change in the lives of children at risk.

Prevention and Early Intervention

Experience and research show that a proactive approach – with a priority on prevention and early intervention – delivers better outcomes for children, parents and families.

Justice and care

Promoting the rights of child victims and witnesses of violence to be heard, receive information, assistance and support through effective, professional and child-friendly and multidisciplinary interventions.

Safe and non-violent childhoods

Promoting international legal and policy instruments, concepts and guidance adopted by all CBSS Member States for children’s rights and child protection through broad international and regional partnerships and alliances.