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CERS Child Protection Charter

 
Children and young people under the age of 18 make up half of the audiences that the CERS encounters each year. Respecting and supporting their rights requires the CERS to prevent harm and actively protect the interests of children and young people. 
Children and young people are not miniature adults: they need more respect and care than adults. It is this caring, understanding and respectful environment that will enable them to develop the skills that will make them "well behaved" adults.
Stop adultomorphism: the Rights of the Child and UNICEF principles provide a comprehensive framework for understanding and responding to the impact of activities on their rights and well-being: Save the Children, the UN Global Compact and UNICEF inspire and guide the CERS in its relationships with children and young people.
In addition to this universal text, there are various European texts:
European Convention on Human Rights
European Convention on the exercise of children's rights 
European Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life
Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
 
www.centre-robert-schuman.org/userfiles/files/CERS CHARTE PROTECTION ENFANCE.pdf