children rights

15 Jun: One quarter of children in the EU are at risk of poverty and exclusion.

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz team 

The European Union and its Member States are signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The European Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights overseen by the Council of Europe (not to be confused with the European Council) has, however, not been signed and ratified by all EU Member States nor by the European Union. Yet, recently the EU and its member States have adopted their own European Union Strategy on the Rights of the Child and a European Child Guarantee aimed at protecting …