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Published Nov 12, 2013 03:30 PM

HEART and MQSUN have launched a new joint Topic Guide on Nutrition aimed at providing policymakers and practitioners with the latest and most relevant evidence in the sector.

Published Aug 21, 2013 03:01 PM

Join The Berard Van Leer Foundation for the first Early Childhood Matters webinar on early learning among 0-3 age group. This webinar will feature brief presentations and Q&A opportunities with three authors of articles in this Early Childhood Matters: Joan Lombardi, Orazio Attanasio and Chiara Servili.

Published Jul 29, 2013 09:30 AM
Published Jun 28, 2013 04:32 PM

Join The Berard Van Leer Foundation for the first Early Childhood Matters webinar on early learning among 0-3 age group. This webinar will feature brief presentations and Q&A opportunities with three authors of articles in this Early Childhood Matters: Joan Lombardi, Orazio Attanasio and Chiara Servili.

Published Jun 10, 2013 08:08 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

 

Published Jun 10, 2013 02:31 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

 

Published Apr 26, 2013 10:55 AM

International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) presents a series of One Pagers (OPs) aimed at stimulating public policy debates on key inclusive development issues. Covering interrelated areas, such as equitable access to water, electricity, and sanitation, cash transfer programmes, gender equality, employment generation policies, HIV/AIDS financing, and inclusive macro and financial policies, the present collection is a useful tool for policymakers, development specialist and advisors, researchers, the civil society and the UN family.

Published Apr 25, 2013 03:18 PM

Child Maltreatment, the journal of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, is preparing a special issue on developmental outcomes and service delivery during emerging adulthood.

Published Apr 11, 2013 10:51 AM

On 13 February 2013 three research reports from the Children's Research Centre (CRC) were launched by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald at the National College of Ireland. These reports were the culmination of a two-year baseline evaluation of the Early Learning Initiative (ELI) at the National College of Ireland (2009-2011).

Published Feb 26, 2013 11:07 AM

The 2013 WISE Awards will celebrate six innovative educational projects for their positive contribution within a community or society. WISE seeks to share best practices world over and inspire others to spark change in education. The WISE Awards thus highlight today’s most innovative solutions and approaches that are addressing educational challenges confronting the world at large.

Published Jan 22, 2013 02:07 PM

This paper describes the outcomes of an expert consultation on The Structural Determinants of Child Well-being hosted by the UNICEF Office of Research. The two-day meeting brought together twelve participants to discuss the underlying causes of child well-being and develop an initial framework to consider the impact of structural factors on children’s lives and the inequalities that too often shape (and limit) their futures.

Published Jan 15, 2013 11:39 AM

This paper describes the outcomes of an expert consultation on The Structural Determinants of Child Well-being hosted by the UNICEF Office of Research. The two-day meeting brought together twelve participants to discuss the underlying causes of child well-being and develop an initial framework to consider the impact of structural factors on children’s lives and the inequalities that too often shape (and limit) their futures.

Published Dec 4, 2012 02:18 PM

Space dedicated to promote early childhood development (ECD), in other words, the integral development of children between 0 and 6 years.

Espacio dedicado a promover el Desarrollo Infantil Temprano (DIT).   

Published Dec 4, 2012 12:49 PM

As part of Israel’s acceptance into the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) in 2010, the OECD’s Employment, Labour, and Social Affairs Committee published a review of Israel’s labour market and social policies. Childwatch key institution Myers-JDC Brookdale assisted in the preparation of the report.

Published Dec 4, 2012 12:48 PM

Working Paper 85 presents children’s experiences and perceptions of poverty. It draws on survey and qualitative data from the Young Lives study of poor children in Ethiopia. Through group exercises, discussions and interviews, children and young people aged 13-17 collectively and individually provided their perceptions of the causes, indicators and consequences of poverty in their communities.

Published Dec 4, 2012 12:06 PM

As part of Israel’s acceptance into the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) in 2010, the OECD’s Employment, Labour, and Social Affairs Committee published a review of Israel’s labour market and social policies. Childwatch key institution Myers-JDC Brookdale assisted in the preparation of the report.

Published Dec 4, 2012 11:54 AM

Working Paper 85 presents children’s experiences and perceptions of poverty. It draws on survey and qualitative data from the Young Lives study of poor children in Ethiopia. Through group exercises, discussions and interviews, children and young people aged 13-17 collectively and individually provided their perceptions of the causes, indicators and consequences of poverty in their communities.

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:37 PM

There has been growing interest in researching the dynamics of poverty, including poverty mobility. Looking at change over time and what caused this change can provide useful information for policymakers and those who seek to influence them. Young Lives makes use of the three rounds of survey data and of qualitative data from sub-sample children. The focus in this paper is tribal households not conforming to the general trend of upward mobility. It locates these households, analyses their characteristics, and identifies the factors that cause the downward mobility of certain households. 

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:37 PM

This Young Lives paper is a contribution to the global thematic consultation Addressing inequalities within the post-2015 development agenda which is being co-organised by UNICEF and UN Women. Failure to fully integrate equality principles is recognised as major limitation of the Millennium Development Goals, and neglect of inequalities has also detracted from the progress made in many areas. The paper draws attention to the many ways that inequality impacts on children’s experience of growing up.

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:34 PM

"Because we are sisters and brothers" describes the most important outcomes of research activities and documentations about sibling relations in alternative care from five different countries: The SOS Children's Villages associations in Germany, Austria, France, Italy and Spain have worked on the topic and together they developed the articles and recommendations in this publication.

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:33 PM

The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth is a global forum for South-South dialogue on innovative development policies as a result of a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Brazil. Their work as a global centre consists of the production and dissemination of comparative studies based on successful inclusive growth public policies in the developing world. Recent focus is given to the Emerging Economies and South-South Cooperation. More information on IPC-IG is available at: http://www.ipc-undp.org/

 

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:18 PM

There has been growing interest in researching the dynamics of poverty, including poverty mobility. Looking at change over time and what caused this change can provide useful information for policymakers and those who seek to influence them. Young Lives makes use of the three rounds of survey data and of qualitative data from sub-sample children. The focus in this paper is tribal households not conforming to the general trend of upward mobility. It locates these households, analyses their characteristics, and identifies the factors that cause the downward mobility of certain households. 

Published Nov 20, 2012 12:07 PM

This Young Lives paper is a contribution to the global thematic consultation Addressing inequalities within the post-2015 development agenda which is being co-organised by UNICEF and UN Women. Failure to fully integrate equality principles is recognised as major limitation of the Millennium Development Goals, and neglect of inequalities has also detracted from the progress made in many areas. The paper draws attention to the many ways that inequality impacts on children’s experience of growing up.

Published Nov 20, 2012 11:10 AM

"Because we are sisters and brothers" describes the most important outcomes of research activities and documentations about sibling relations in alternative care from five different countries: The SOS Children's Villages associations in Germany, Austria, France, Italy and Spain have worked on the topic and together they developed the articles and recommendations in this publication.

Published Nov 20, 2012 10:56 AM

The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth is a global forum for South-South dialogue on innovative development policies as a result of a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Brazil. Their work as a global centre consists of the production and dissemination of comparative studies based on successful inclusive growth public policies in the developing world. Recent focus is given to the Emerging Economies and South-South Cooperation. More information on IPC-IG is available at: http://www.ipc-undp.org/