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International Conference on the child alert systems in EU member states, Prague, Czech Republic


The main purpose of the conference is to share best practices and experience and contribute to developing and improving of systems on the national level


Summary

Protection of children is one of the Czech Republic's highest priorities in the area of justice and home affairs, with a direct connection to the motto of the Czech EU Presidency – “Open and secure Europe”. The Czech Republic continues in activities launched by the French Presidency that initiated a text of the Council Conclusions where it calls on the Member States to develop child alert systems at the national level.

The conference should be a particular interest for experts involved in implementing or developing child alert systems, including policy makers, public officials, law enforcement, NGOs and others. The participation is limited: 2 maximally 3 persons per country.

The main topics of the conference are:

  1. Problem of child protection, as regards missing and abducted children and the protection of the children against criminal offenders.
  2. Presentation national alert systems in GB (National Policing Improvement Agency), France, Greece (The Greek Centre for Missing and Exploited Children), Belgium, USA (ICMEC).
  3. Presentation of the Czech scheme of alert system.
  4. Outcome of the Czech Presidency child protection questionnaire (SIRENE).
  5. Better use of the SIS for the purpose of searching for missing children.

The conference will be conducted in English and Czech.

If you are interested to participate in this conference please download and fill in the invitation form and send it to the e-mail address specified in it, before 4th of May 2009.



Conferences and meetings

Crime\Crimes against persons\Crimes against children,
Uniformed policing\Protection\Citizens

Eastern Europe\Estonia,
Eastern Europe\Latvia,
Eastern Europe\Lithuania,
South-Eastern Europe\Bulgaria,
South-Eastern Europe\Cyprus,
South-Eastern Europe\Greece,
South-Eastern Europe\Romania,
Central Europe\Austria,
Central Europe\Czech Republic,
Central Europe\Germany,
Central Europe\Hungary,
Central Europe\Poland,
Central Europe\Slovak Republic,
Central Europe\Slovenia,
Western Europe\Belgium,
Western Europe\France,
Western Europe\Ireland,
Western Europe\Luxembourg,
Western Europe\Netherlands,
Western Europe\United Kingdom,
Northern Europe\Denmark,
Northern Europe\Finland,
Northern Europe\Sweden,
Southern Europe\Italy,
Southern Europe\Malta,
Southern Europe\Spain,
Southern Europe\Portugal

National law, Child protection


Conference

Participating States\Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic

19 May 2009


Congress Centre
Prague, Czech Republic

Experts,
Government officials,
Law enforcement officers,
NGO's


Governments

Czech Republic

21 April 2009

OSCE\OSCE Secretariat

Wallnerstrasse 6
1010 Vienna
Austria
Tel: +43 1 514 36 6000
Fax: +43 1 514 36 6996
info@osce.org


Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic

Invitation [English] (77.56 Kb) Invitation [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis-cp.osce.org/library/view?item_id=3580&attach_id=2661
Registration form [English] (16.18 Kb) Registration form [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis-cp.osce.org/library/view?item_id=3580&attach_id=2662

Documents

Invitation [English] (77.56 Kb) Invitation [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis-cp.osce.org/library/view?item_id=3580&attach_id=2661
Registration form [English] (16.18 Kb) Registration form [English] (Format: PDF) http://polis-cp.osce.org/library/view?item_id=3580&attach_id=2662