Vision, Values and Priorities


To be internationally perceived as the leading paediatric organization in Europe, representing leading operative standards for uniting paediatricians internationally and facilitating their joint efforts to work, learn and grow together.


Our core values are ones based along the dimensions of

  • High quality in everything we do
  • Long and adequate experience for assigned experts and team members
  • A real understanding and knowledge of our profession and its impact on society
  • Openness and transparency in our work
  • A global thinking and outreach
  • Exchange of ideas and best practice for continuous development
  • Equality across gender, age, nationality and religion
  • Integrity to show respect towards the people we are privileged to work with


  • Encourage co-operation between National Paediatric societies and Associations in Europe
  • Stimulate collaborative research into paediatrics in Europe
  • Improve the quality of paediatric patient care in all European countries
  • Promote the exchange of national experiences in the various fields of patient care
  • Co-operate with paediatric associations worldwide, the WHO and UNICEF
  • Organise congresses and meetings to promote paediatric best practice for the benefit of children
  • Represent European paediatricians in relation to the International Paediatric Association (IPA)