CoE’s CDENF  initiatives  implementation of new strategy to protect child rights

The Steering Committee for the Rights of the Child (CDENF) held its first meeting online between 4-6 July, 2022 under a new Strategy cycle. During this meeting the implementation phase of the new Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2022-2027) was initiated with activities related to children’s mental health, artificial intelligence and children’s rights, and children as human rights defenders. At the meeting there was a discussion on the situation of children in and from Ukraine where the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Ms Leyla Kayacik spoke.