Title Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse
Publisher Council of Europe
Publication Date 12 July 2007
Topics Children's rights | Children-at-risk | SGBV | Trafficking in persons | Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations
Citation / Document Symbol CETS No.: 201
Other Languages / Attachments Greek
Cite as Council of Europe, Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, 12 July 2007, CETS No.: 201, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4d19a904615b.html [accessed 29 August 2014]
Comments Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 12 July 2007 at the 1002nd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies. The Convention is the first treaty to establish the various forms of sexual abuse of children as criminal offences, including trafficking in children, and harmonizes the legal framework to combat sexual abuse against children in various forms. The Convention entered into force on 1 July 2010.
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