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The Swiss Foundation of the ISS
"Crossborder Services" Activities
Information and exchange in the field of migrant children’s rights
Within the framework of its programme “Build perspectives for the future with separated children” implemented initially in Western Switzerland in 2012-2013, the Swiss Foundation of the ISS has launched a website platform of exchange and information in the field of migrant children.
Steering Committee of WAN in Cotonou (Benin)
The 8th Steering Committee meeting of the West African Network for child protection (WAN) took place from 2 to 7 December in Cotonou (Benin). For the very first time, 15 member countries took part in the meeting. The various stakeholders focused their work on the future of the WAN, the relationship between migration and protection, and the possibilities of cooperation with other countries.
Created and supported by the Swiss Foundation of ISS
The Bulgarian branch of ISS is celebrating its 10 years of existence. A meeting and reception took place on Tuesday October 16 in the presence of numerous personalities from the civil society and Bulgarian authorities. For the occasion the organisation’s achievements were showcased. The Swiss Foundation of ISS, who helped create and supported ISS Bulgaria from the start, was represented by Rolf Widmer, Director, and Olivier Geissler, Head of Foreign Programmes.
Committee on the Rights of the Child
On Friday 28 September, the Swiss Foundation of ISS participated in the 2012 Day of General Discussion of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, dealing with issues of international migration of children. The meeting particularly sought to identify examples of good practices and to strengthen the Committee's recommendations in this area.