Members of the Expert Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk
The Expert Group for Cooperation on Children at Risk consists of senior officials from the line Ministries dealing with children’s issues or designated agencies in the Member States of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS). The European Commission, as a member to the CBSS, may also appoint a member to the group.
The Expert Group members are appointed to carry out regional cooperation beneficial for children in all member states of the CBSS.
Estonia: Anniki Lai, Ministry of Social Affairs
EGCC Vice Chair
Poland: Katarzyna Napiórkowska, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Finland: Heidi Manns Haatanen, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Denmark: Iben Attrup Nielsen, National Board of Social Services
Germany: Almut Hornschild, Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Iceland: Bragi Gudbrandsson, Government Agency for Child Protection
Latvia: Lauris Neikens, Ministry of Welfare
Lithuania: Ruta Pabedinskiené, Ministry of Social Security and Labour
Norway: Eli Ferrari de Carli, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion
Russia: Yulia Vladimirovna Nazarova, Office of the Children’s Ombudsman
Sweden: Katarina Munier, National Board of Health and Welfare
Head of Children’s Unit at the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat: Turid Heiberg (turid dot heiberg at cbss dot org)