ISSOP Position statements

Position statements to support decisions for the best interest of children

Social conditions are a key component of health. Because we believe that taking a clear view on some aspects is important, we want to support decisions makers to choose wisely on behalf of children. And we aim to improve awareness of the impact, the causes and the consequences of social conditions on health. ThereforeISSOP regularly prepares position statements on important topics relating to child health.  You can access them on Peer-reviewed journals will also publish some of our position statements.

Declaration Climate Change Hungarian Version

ISSOP Climate Change Declaration – Turkish Version

ISSOP Declaration (Japanese Version): Advancing Equity and Social Justice in Response to Covid-19

ISSOP Climate Change Declaration – Japanese Version

ISSOP Declaration on Climate Change

ISSOP statement on support for who

In response to the decision of the Trump administration in the US to stop funding the WHO, ISSOP is publishing a statement in support of WHO […]


In response to the unprecedented global crisis precipitated by the Covid-19 pandemic, ISSOP has issued a declaration focusing on the impact of the crisis on child […]


In response to increasing examples of forced separation of children from their parents, ISSOP is publishing a statement condemning this violation of children’s rights. The statement […]

Beirut Declaration – Prohibition of Harm to Children in Armed Conflict

Following the ISSOP Conference in Beirut, we are publishing the Beirut Declaration onProhibition of Harm to Children in Armed Conflict.  Endorsements from multiple organizations will be […]