The Joint Council on International Children's Services is announcing its 37 th Annual Child Welfare Symposium .
European Seminar ‘Public policies supporting positive parenthood: new policy perspectives’.
Organized by the International Society for Child Indicators. Hosted by Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea the 4th ISCI conference will explore how child indicators can be used to improve the well-being of children in a globalized world under the conference’s main theme “Child Indicators in a Globalized World: Implications for Research, Practice and Policy.”
Abstract submission deadline – November 30, 2012
Deadline for delegate registrations is now fast approaching. Therefore, to ensure that your organisation is represented, please book online or complete and return the attached registration form at your earliest convenience in order to secure your delegate place(s).
24th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC), Caring Without Borders.
Abtract Submission Deadline: 16th January 2013
The European Social Network (ESN) will be organising its 21st annual conference next year in Dublin in cooperation with the Irish Presidency of the European Union. In preparation for this event, there is an open call for workshops. This is an opportunity to present for discussion innovative practice on a wide range of issues within the overall theme of the conference.
Deadline for proposals: Friday 7th December
This conference will bring together papers that discuss the extent of inequalities in key indicators of children’s human capital and well-being, especially how inequalities change and evolve, and the factors that mitigate or reinforce early inequalities and explain their evolution over time.
ICP 2013 is the global meeting place for Physicians, Researchers, Nurses and Health Care Workers in the field of Pediatrics and its sub-specialties. Dedicated to promoting and improving child health and setting it as a high priority on the world agenda professionals in the field will convene in Melbourne for a high-level scientific program focused specifically on “Bridging the Gaps in Child & Adolescent Health.”
UNI-COM, Faculty of Social Sciences of Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora, Argentina, invites you to participate in the II UNI-COM LATINAMERICAN CONFERENCE: "QUALITY OF LIFE IN LATIN AMERICA"
UNI-COM , Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora, Argentina, invita a participar del CONGRESO LATINOAMERICANO DE CALIDAD VIDA UNI-COM y IV JORNADA DEL PROGRAMA DE INVESTIGACION EN CALIDAD DE VIDA que alojará a la IX CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL DE LA RESEARCH NETWORK
On February 28, 2013, abstracts for the Conference on "Child Poverty and Social Protection" are due. Themes: The papers will be presented in parallel sessions based on 5 themes: A. DIMENSIONS OF POVERTY B. CHILD-SENSITIVE SOCIAL PROTECTION AND POVERTY REDUCTION C. INCLUSIVE SOCIAL PROTECTION D. INTEGRATED SOCIAL PROTECTION SYSTEM E. ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION
The Conference theme is "Protecting Children in a Changing World" Delegates will have opportunities to discuss the current state of research and interventions on CAN in Europe and internationally, discuss new challenges and emerging topics and help shape national and international responses.
On September 16-20, 2013 in Norrköping, Sweden, a conference entitled, "Family Life in the Age of Migration and Mobility" Theory, Policy and Practice" will take place at Linköping University, Campus Norrköping.This conference will explore contemporary family life through the lenses of mobilty and migration.
Calls for abstracts deadline: 1st June 2013 .
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative announces the 3rd international conference on sexual violence research, SVRI Forum 2013. The aim of SVRI Forum 2013 is to promote promising practices for preventing and responding to sexual and intimate partner violence . The Forum 2013 will be co-hosted by Partners for Prevention.
The convening of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, in July 2014 is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic. It represents the opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the Asia Pacific region’s HIV epidemic and the unique responses to it.
Childhoods, Real and Imagined: Volume 1, An Introduction to Critical Realism and Childhood Studies by Priscilla Alderson, (Routledge, May 2013, £24.99). This new book sets out twelve basic ideas in critical realism to show how they can increase our research understanding of children’s lives.
The event aims to promote a wider understanding at EU level of what family and parenting support is, what is really needed to support parenting, what are the lessons learned in this field and see possible ways to put those lessons into practice. The event will also address the issue of children falling behind very early in life and agree some key shared objectives.
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.
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.
Centre for Research on the Child and Family is putting together a two day research methods training workshop: Research with Vulnerable Children.
New book by Young Lives, Changing Lives in Andhra Pradesh: Young Lives Children Growing Up, will be launched at a special event in Hyderabad to be held during Global Education Week 2013.
The ESPANET Association and the IMPALLA (The International Master of Science in Social Policy Analysis) Programme organize in Luxembourg, a conference entitled “Building blocks for an inclusive society: empirical evidence from social policy research”,
Deadline for submission of papers: 16 November 2012
On 1st February 2013 a global campaign led by the International Play Association: Promoting the child’s right to play (IPA) achieved a goal it had worked towards for five years, when the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in session in Geneva formally adopted a General Comment on Article 31. The Centre for Children’s Rights, along with the Northern Ireland Children’s Commissioner , OFMDFM and the International Play Association, will be supporting a seminar organised by Playboard Northern Ireland in Belfast on 17th April , thus launching a process to determine how the global message of the UN General Comment can be made a reality for Northern Irish Children.
The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes more than 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.
5th Annual Greenville Family Symposium Changing the Culture: Toward Healthy and Just Communities offers a forum for constructive dialogue on various issues, and an opportunity to engage in crafting policy and program responses to the most pressing issues of our time.
Student pre-conference: The Rights of People with Disabilities.
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.