Ombudsman participated to the consultation regarding Sexual Exploitation of Children. Yokohama Review for Europe and Central Asia aim was to give the follow-up to the Second World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, held in Yokohama, Japan, from 17 to 20 December 2001, and to its preparatory meeting for Europe and Central Asia, which took place in Budapest, Hungary, on 20-21 November 2001.
The Conference focused on the implementation by governments of their commitments made in Yokohama and Budapest. It highlighted some of the most important aspects of combating sexual exploitation of children and recommend future actions to be taken by the Council of Europe and its member States in the fight against this scourge.
The Conference have been hosted by the Government of Slovenia, in collaboration with the Council of Europe and UNICEF.
Ombudsman issued a special issue of a free newsletter »Ombudsman – how to protect your rights«, which combine good practices of children rights ombudsmen in Europe.