The vision, mission and concerns of the Ombuds Office Children's Rights Switzerland is supported by a number of well-known figures. We would like to thank all of our ambassadors for their commitment.
CEO Zurich Schweiz
“Zurich and the Z Zurich Foundation are committed to the rights of children and young people in Switzerland. This is a project that is very dear to our heart.”
Head of the Z Zurich Foundation
“Together with Zurich Switzerland, we want to contribute to creating a society of equal opportunities in which the most vulnerable can thrive. We unite NGOs, governments, businesses and local Zurich heroes to work with those who need it most. Our goal is to give a voice to people who are not heard."
Chairman, Board of Directors, Zurich Insurance
“Every year, more than 100,000 children and young people in Switzerland are directly or indirectly involved in judicial or administrative law procedures. Zurich and the Z Zurich Foundation are helping to ensure their voices are heard and that they get the support they need and which is their right.”
Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Zurich Insurance
“Zurich and the Z Zurich Foundation are helping to ensure that children and young people can experience a child-friendly legal system that treats them with dignity, attentiveness, respect and fairness.”
Generalagent und Präsident Ombudsstelle Kinderrechte Schweiz
“Thanks to Zurich and the Z Zurich Foundation, children and young people throughout Switzerland have access to the legal system through the ombuds office. This provides them with support and encouragement and helps to protect their concerns and interests.”
PD Dr. Marc Schmid
Division and Research Group Head, Basel University Psychiatric Clinics, Clinic for Children and Adolescents
“The Ombudsman’s Office for Children’s Rights means that children, in particular those that are in difficult or even traumatic situations, can depend upon a secure authority that will advocate for their rights and development. This is why their valuable work should be particularly supported and promoted."
Honorary Chairman, SwissRe
“The protection and promotion of the rights of children are a fundamental building block and infallible barometer of every free society.”