CoE: Protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse

The sixth meeting of the Committee of Experts on the protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse (PC-ES) took place at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, from 26 to 30 March 2007. The Committee adopted the draft Convention and its Explanatory Report. The Italian Minister for the family, Mrs Rosy BINDI, addressed the Committee notably to express the support of the Italian government to its work. Professor Pinheiro, an independent expert appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations to lead a study on violence against children, expressed his support for the drafting of a Council of Europe convention on the protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse during an exchange of views with the Committee of Ministers on 12 July 2006.
http://www.coe.int/T/E/Legal_Affairs/Legal_co-operation/Fight_against_sexual_exploitation_of_children/

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