« ELSA - The European Law Students' Association » is contributing to the ONE in FIVE Campaign - a pan-European campaign coordinated by the Council of Europe « Partner association »
ELSA (The European Law Students' Association) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit-making organisation run by and for students. It is comprised of students and recent graduates who are interested in academic and personal excellence in addition to their studies at their universities. ELSA offers law students a perfect platform to develop their existing skills, acquire new skills and meet fellow students and legal professionals throughout Europe.
ELSA was founded ELSA in 1981. Today ELSA is the world's largest independent law students association and it is represented at more than 300 law faculties in 42 countries across Europe with membership in excess of 38 000 students and young lawyers. Notwithstanding this large structure, ELSA is entirely student-managed and administered. Each group recruits and trains its volunteer executives and markets ELSA‘s programmes to the academic and business community. In combination with the university curriculum, ELSA prepares its members for their future entry into professional life, especially when working in an international environment.
In order to support the ‘One in Five: Stop Sexual violence against Children’ Campaign, to contribute to the protection of children’s rights in Europe and to increase the awareness of law students on the subject, ELSA created a netwo