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Published Apr. 25, 2013 03:08 PM

"Building an inclusive Europe – the contribution of children’s participation"

Hosted by Albero della Vita in cooperation with the Italian national Ombudsman for Children, Municipality of Milan and other Italian NGOs and networks.

More information coming in Spring 2013.

Published Apr. 25, 2013 03:08 PM

The University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB), the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), the University of Teacher Education Valais (HEP-VS), and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Valais, in close collaboration with the Council of Europe, are organizing this 5th Sion International Conference.

Published Apr. 10, 2013 09:56 PM

SRSG Santos Pais joined high-level Government officials, UNICEF and civil society representatives in a strong call for the inclusion of children protection from violence as a key dimension in the post 2015 development agenda.

Published Apr. 8, 2013 12:03 PM

The Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research in association with the Children's Research Centre, School of Social Work and Social Policy and Trinity International Development Initiative is pleased to host a Public Lecture by Dr. Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

 

Published Apr. 8, 2013 11:58 AM

The Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research in association with the Children's Research Centre, School of Social Work and Social Policy and Trinity International Development Initiative is pleased to host a Public Lecture by Dr. Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

Place:  Neil Hoey Theatre, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin.

Time: Monday 29th April 2013, 4pm

Published Apr. 8, 2013 10:49 AM

NEF is recruiting a new Programme Manager for the initiative Children and Violence Evaluation Challenge Fund.

Deadline for submission: 21 st April 2013 .

Published Mar. 25, 2013 07:48 PM

International Social Service and the International Reference Centre for the Rights of Children Deprived of their Family (ISS/IRC) have published the last monthly review n°02/2013.

Published Mar. 21, 2013 01:21 PM

The interdisciplinary and international character of SRCD is strongly supported through its biennial meetings. Empirical, theoretical, historical, and methodological submissions to the program from investigators around the globe in all disciplines related to the field of child development are welcome. The Society also encourages submissions from students, both graduate and undergraduate.

Published Mar. 21, 2013 12:58 PM

As a legacy to Pat Engle, the Bernard van Leer Foundation, along with her friends and colleagues, have established the Patrice L Engle Dissertation Award For Global Early Child Development to provide opportunities for junior scholars from or working in developing countries to conduct dissertation research in global early child development.

Published Mar. 21, 2013 11:50 AM

Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children is produced by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre for its Business & Children Portal. The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in this field informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives.  

Published Mar. 21, 2013 11:19 AM

This special issue showcases research on the 90% of the world's adolescents growing up in the “majority world” (i.e., Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean). Articles were solicited that addressed three focal areas by (1) evaluating existing developmental models or proposing culturally based approaches to studying adolescent development; (2) describing successful models of interventions to improve the well-being of youth; and (3) examining how global factors are experienced locally by adolescents.

Published Mar. 20, 2013 10:02 AM

This special issue showcases research on the 90% of the world's adolescents growing up in the “majority world” (i.e., Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean). Articles were solicited that addressed three focal areas by (1) evaluating existing developmental models or proposing culturally based approaches to studying adolescent development; (2) describing successful models of interventions to improve the well-being of youth; and (3) examining how global factors are experienced locally by adolescents.

Published Mar. 19, 2013 03:41 PM

Este número de la Revista Tramas. Subjetividad y procesos sociales   propone abordar el papel de los jóvenes en relación a los procesos de ciudadanización en la construcción de las subjetividades juveniles. Convocamos a los interesados a reflexionar  sobre la condición  crítica y movilizadora que están viviendo los jóvenes en esta coyuntura sociopolítica y que resuena con otros movimientos juveniles internacionales. Fecha de cierre; 30 de abril 2013

Published Mar. 11, 2013 10:33 PM

Three Childwatch International member institutions will take part in a new international project funded by Jacobs Foundation, Zurich. CINDE Colombia , NOVA Norway and The University of Girona, Spain , will join other prominent research institutions world wide in an interdisciplinary research project for child-wellbeing.

Published Mar. 6, 2013 12:16 PM

Registration is now open for the 2013 Early Childhood Summit in Boston, co-sponsored by the Boston Children's Museum, the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, and Strategies for Children. This daylong summit on Friday, April 5, 2013, will bring together neuroscientists, pediatricians, educators, business and museum professionals, and policymakers to develop a broad partnership dedicated to improving outcomes for children.

Published Mar. 6, 2013 12:07 PM

Registration is now open for the 2013 Early Childhood Summit in Boston, co-sponsored by the Boston Children's Museum, the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, and Strategies for Children. This daylong summit on Friday, April 5, 2013, will bring together neuroscientists, pediatricians, educators, business and museum professionals, and policymakers to develop a broad partnership dedicated to improving outcomes for children.

Published Feb. 7, 2013 10:14 PM

In 2010 the members of the global Child Protection Working Group agreed on the need for child protection standards in humanitarian settings. The Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action were developed between January 2011 and September 2012. The process of drafting the Minimum Standards involved over 400 individuals from 30 agencies in over 40 countries, including child protection practitioners, humanitarian actors from other sectors, academics and policy makers.

Published Feb. 4, 2013 04:20 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published Feb. 4, 2013 01:11 PM

This issue of the newsletter includes: The new Inter-Agency Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Two Policy Briefs by Save the Children on the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children and on Intercountry Adoption Peer research by young people leaving care supported by SOS Children's Villages International in Albania, the Czech Republic, Finland, and Poland Seven country snapshots developed by SOS Children's Villages International looking at alternative care systems News articles on Haiti's orphanages and personal portraits of adoption in the USA  

Published Jan. 22, 2013 11:48 AM

Read here about events and news that involved CROP during the second semester of 2012.

During this time many significant events have taken place, and planning for new activities in 2013 have also been undertaken, these include:

New agreement between ISSC and UiB about CROP Selection of new CROP Scientific Committee members for 2013-14 Co-operation with Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) CROP Secretariat 20th anniversary in 2013 New funding awarded to CROP and its partners Agreement between UNILA and CROP established Reports and results of CROP events, activities and publications during the last half of 2012
Published Jan. 22, 2013 11:11 AM

Submit your research to the forthcoming special issue on The future of youth sport and youth sport policy, to be published in International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 22nd March 2013 Deadline for submission of papers: 30th November 2013

Paper length: Between 8,000 and 10,000 words including references

Published Jan. 22, 2013 10:29 AM

On 3 December 2012, during the virtual annual meeting of Members of the Child Protection Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group (CP MERG), it was discussed and agreed that to improve collaboration, knowledge exchange and overall functioning of the CP MERG, a part-time Knowledge Management, Networking and Coordination Consultant should be recruited in 2013. Attached are the Terms of Reference (TOR) for this position.

Deadline to apply: Monday 4 February 2013.

Published Jan. 14, 2013 01:02 PM

Gracias a la herramienta de videoconferencias, disponible para todos/as los/as miembros de la comunidad virtual de especialistas en infancia, compartimos el interesante debate planteado. Además ponemos a su disposición la presentación utilizada para contextualizar cada uno de los ejes de discusión.

Thanks to online resources we can now share the interesting debate that took place last year with the participation of Childwatch members Norma del Rio from UAM, Sara Alvarado from CINDE as well as CLACSO.

Published Jan. 9, 2013 10:59 PM

Equity for Children at The New School and The Fetzer Institute presents the New York movie premiere and Q&A panel discussion of: "WHEN HOME IS THE STREET": The drama of street life for children in Rio de Janeiro and Guadalajara. A film by Theresa Jessouroun.

 

Published Jan. 9, 2013 10:30 PM

Equity for Children at The New School and The Fetzer Institute presents the New York movie premiere and Q&A panel discussion of: "WHEN HOME IS THE STREET": The drama of street life for children in Rio de Janeiro and Guadalajara. A film by Theresa Jessouroun.

Wednesday 30th January 5.30 -7.30

Malcolm Klien Conference Room, J.M. Kaplan Building, The New School