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The recent Children's Rights at a Cross-Roads conference gathered child rights and research experts from all across the world, representing a range of sectors involved in child rights related issues. One of the main conclusions of the conference was that there is need for a greater focus on indigenous research on children and their rights, carried out by researchers in national and local academic institutions.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child came into force 20 November 20 years ago. The Convention has contributed to a greater focus on the well-being and dignity of children, or the lack of such. The upcoming conference Children's Rights at a Cross-Roads gives an opportunity to look at the role of research in the implementation processes around the globe.
A new Board is to be elected at the Childwatch International Key Institutions Assembly, 3 - 4 December 2009. The deadline for the Call for Nominations has extended until November 6th, to allow all Key Institutions to nominate suitable candidates.
Childwatch International takes advantage of the highly relevant and timely Children's Rights at a Cross-Roads Conference, and organizes its tri-annual Key Institutions Assembly in Addis Ababa during two days following the global conference. The events take place 30 November - 2 December and 3 - 4 December respectively. The Conference and Assembly web sites have opened for registering participation. Deadline for both events is 6 November.
A new Board is to be elected at the Childwatch International Key Institutions Assembly, 3 - 4 December 2009. A Call for Nominations has been issued. All Key Institutions are encouraged to submit their nominations to the Nominating Committee by 25 October.
Marta Santos Pais, Stephen Lewis, Yanghee Lee and Jaap Doek will all be addressing the Children's Rights at a Cross-Roads Conference with their reflections on the role of research in the implementation of children's rights. The global conference on child rights and research will take place in Addis Ababa, 30 November - 2 December of this year.
The Childwatch International Board has decided to allocate some financial resources for regional network activities in 2009. The regional networks have planned activities that support participation or representation at the Children's Rights at the Cross-Roads conference at the end of the year.
This is a working conference aiming at developing a useful and thorough outcome document summarizing these discussions and presenting a set of clear recommendations for future child research and collaboration between stake holders to secure the rights of children based on solid evidence.