Children are the most vulnerable parties in the event of family conflicts and their rights, as enshrined in Article 24 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights,need to be protected. Unfortunately the rate of divorces is rapidly increasing with huge consequences for children’s

In the presence of Ms Roberta Angelilli, Vice President of the European Parliament with responsibility for children’s rights and European Parliament mediator for international parental child abduction, and Mr Carlo Casini, President of Constitutional Affairs
Commission, the event was an ideal occasion to present the first European survey on children’s custody, by the Italian paediatrician
Vittorio Vezzetti, scientific responsible of the platform for joint custody, co-parenting and childhood named “Colibrì”.

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23 October Strasbourg: “European Custody of children”. Reports