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The tip of the iceberg

In 2019, the Federal Office of Justice (OFJ) registered 71 requests regarding parental abductions originating in Switzerland.

Meet the volunteer hotline “Pilots”

Carole, Alice, Malika and Béatrice are the first friendly voice you'll hear if you dialthe 116 000 hotline number. Our team answers your calls 24/7.

Interview for the TEMPS PRESENT – RTS television programme

The theme of runaways is approached with respect by the RTS team which also followed us in Belgium.

Five days with the Portuguese Judicial Police - Lisbon 2019

The Portuguese police is an example for Switzerland in terms of collaboration between the police and NGOs working together on the problem of children's disappearance.

You can make a difference!

Make a difference by joining our team. We are recruiting volunteers first responders - "Pilots" for the hotline

- IFC 2019 - International Fundraising Conference

Missing Children Switzerland took part in a workshop led by Ajay Mehta and Donna Reitano

Training at Child Focus

While in Belgium, we visited our counterparts at Child Focus, a European benchmark organisation in the field of missing minors.

Missing Children makes its voice heard in Brussels!

We were in the European Parliament to support the memorandum "Missing Children: European institutions can make a difference".

Statistics in Switzerland: a mixture of stupefaction and incomprehension

Rejected by the Federal Council, the parliamentary motion related to "Improving statistics on missing children" ended up. being dropped.

Instagram: a practical tool in case of runaways

We put ourselves out there for young people via this social media and initial feedback is promising.

Child rights in Switzerland: worrying gaps

We participated in the preparation of the 2020 report on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Irina Lucidi at IMD: Interview on resilience

Our president was invited by Professor George Kohlrieser to the IMD in Lausanne to share her journey of resilience.