Roundtable discussions

The Ombudsman for Children holds roundtable discussions (in Finnish) on current themes related to the rights of children. A wide range of different kinds of experts, authorities, representatives of organisations and researchers are invited to the roundtable discussions. Discussion topics have included the following:

 

  • 25 April 2019 Harassment and abuse in hobby activities of children and young people
  • 24 April 2019 Developing reform schools
  • 13 February 2019 Work experience (TET) periods at school
  • 4 February 2019 Methodology of childhood studies
  • 27 October 2018 Children of prisoners keeping in touch with the parent in prison
  • 25 September 2018 Orientation trips by children with an immigrant background to the home country of the parents
  • 10 September 2018 Developing budgeting related to children
  • 29 May 2018 Right of children with cochlear implants to sign language
  • 13 November 2017 Children's right of self-determination regarding gender
  • 16 October 2017 Housing problems of families with children
  • 9 June 2017 Linguistic rights of Sámi children outside the Sámi homeland
  • 2 May 2017 Poverty in families with children
  • 7 March 2017 Children's sports club activities
  • 8 November 2016 Inclusion of children
  • 12 May 2016 Intersex children and clinical practice
  • 14 March 2016 Children's right to a good death – roundtable discussion on the end-of-life care of children
  • 19 January 2016 Forum on children's issues in Central Finland
  • 22 June 2015 Circumcision of girls and non-medical circumcision of boys
  • 16 December 2014 Children and separation – is the child's best interest realised?