Children's Rights


International Institute for Children’s Right
The International institute for Children’s Right is based in Sion. This university institute works mainly with the international convention on the right of the child and they research, educate and inform the broad public on this topic.


Terre des Hommes Foundations for Child Relief
TdH endeavours at all times to defend the rights of children, in times of war or natural catastrophe, or in less publicised situations of distress.


The National Youth Council (NYC) of Switzerland
The NYC is involved in politics for children and youth on the national and international level, serving the interests of youth organisations and Swiss youth.


Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation
This foundation ensures that Swiss and foreign discriminated children can access education.


Swiss Foundation of the International Social Service (ISS)
ISS provides help on a transnational scale to children and families facing social and/or legal problems.

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