I have the right to live and play, and it must be heard by everyone.

Jelena, 9 years old

Happy is the Child with the family who love, advice and support them.

Marina, 15 year old

True family should, from the our earliest period, teach us how to love and respect.

Jovana, 16 year old

I have the right to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

A new Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child was adopted by the Committee of Ministers in early March 2016.The Strategy was officially presented and launched the Conference "Fulfillment of the Rights of the Child" held in Sofia on 5 and 6 April, 2016.

The Strategy is based on four basic principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and consists of five priority areas:

1. equal opportunities for all children
2. participation of all children
3. a life free from violence for all children,
4. child-friendly justice fro all children
5. rights of the child in the digital environment.

The whole texts of the Strategy of the Council of Europe on the rights of the Child can be found here