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Time and place: Nov. 21, 2012, All Nations Centre, Cardiff.

BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out Ltd) in partnership with Gwent PoliceAkidwa and Welsh Women’s Aid are bringing together experts from around the world to an International Conference on Human Trafficking.


Time and place: Oct. 29, 2012 - Oct. 30, 2012, Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium

Evidence Aid and the Belgian Red Cross – Flanders are organising the 2nd Evidence Aid Conference on 29-30 October 2012. It will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Belgium. The overarching theme is ‘Disaster Aid’, in which we will focus on priority setting  and the levels of evidence that should be regarded as acceptable or required for people involved in disaster risk reduction, planning, response and recovery.  

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2012, Novotel City Centre Hotel, Birmingham, England

Presenting the latest research and practice in diagnosis and support for women and girls with autism.

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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2012 - Oct. 17, 2012, Opatija, Croatia

ISSA, DECET and Open Academy Step by Step Croatia  invite practitioners in early years services and primary schools, policymakers and researchers to explore questions related to the professionalization of early care and education staff, through dialogue and a joint professional learning process.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2012 - Oct. 12, 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands

The Netherlands Youth Institute in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam takes the initiative to organise the First European Conference on Parenting Support in partnership with the Council of Europe, Eurochild and many other organisations.


Time and place: Sep. 1, 2012 - Sep. 7, 2012, Naples, Italy

Sixth World Urban Forum - Theme: The Urban Future. The Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. 

Time and place: June 26, 2012 - June 27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and Online

Global Teleseminar on Youth, Governance, Peace-building and the Role of Social Media, June 26-27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and online via a 48-hour Global Teleseminar.

Time and place: June 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:30 AM, The World Bank, J-Building, Room JB1-080, 701 18th Street NW, Washington, DC

World Bank and Jacob's Foundation launch and learning event: Children and Youth in Crisis: Protecting Human Development During Economic Shocks


Time and place: Aug. 29, 2011 - Sep. 2, 2011, Sydney, Australia

Starting with workshops on 29 - 30 August, the New South Wales AES Conference Committee organizes the 2011 Annual Conference in Sydney 31 August - 2 September 2011.

Time and place: June 11, 2011 - June 15, 2011, University of Turku, Finland

The Finnish Youth Research Society announces the 11th NYRIS symposium, focusing on youth as a global and local construction.

Time and place: May 20, 2011 - May 21, 2011, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Preliminary Announcement of a conference on: Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. Organised by Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2011 - Mar. 25, 2011, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England

The inaugural European Conference of Social Work Research will take place at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England, on 23-25 March 2011. The first of a major annual series, the conference will bring together social work researchers and research users from across Europe to present and exchange research ideas, findings, developments and applications.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2011 - Mar. 16, 2011, Arizona, USA

A panel on Children's resilience to environmental change , led by Bronwyn Hayward, has been accepted at the international conference Resilience 2011 in Arizona, USA 11-16 March 2011.

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2011 - Mar. 5, 2011, Cornell University, USA

Brazilian hip hop and rock en tu idioma. Spanglish literature. Border Angels and Minutemen. The controversy in the U.S. around birthright citizenship. The challenges of bicultural intellectual work. Cornell and Syracuse Universities, along with Ithaca College, invite faculty and students to participate in our annual conference, to share your research, including the Spanish and non-Spanish speaking Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese America, and the Latino/a United States. Conference events will include scholarly panels, round table discussions, and working group events, as well as performance and social activities. Special attention will be paid to community outreach, and the role of scholarship in activism.

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2011 - Mar. 1, 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This interactive conference will explore the need for a strategic approach to tackling childhood obesity.

Time and place: Feb. 16, 2011 - Feb. 18, 2011, Mumbai, India

Thematic focus of the meeting is “Exploring child to child violence and its socio-cultural contexts in some countries in the Asia Pacific region through diverse research methods”.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The seminar will focus on the evolving patterns and processes of youth migration, their consequences for the various transitions to adulthood of adolescents of developing countries, their interrelations with youth sexual and reproductive behaviours, and on their possible influences on empowerment and gender differences.

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2010 - Dec. 4, 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Conference “Children and Youth in Changing Societies”, which is organized by the Psychological Association of Northern Greece in collaboration with the School of Psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, has as an aim to incorporate all current debates on childhood and youth, and contribute to the development of an interdisciplinary research field, where insights, perspectives and methods from a variety of academic disciplines are truly integrated.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2010 - Nov. 25, 2010, Ammam, Jordan

Childwatch Middle East and North Africa Regional Network is organising a 2 days conference and a 2 days training to create awareness on local and regional level about violence in schools, gender equality, safety in schools as well as establish a knowledge base for promoting the children's school rights in the region.  

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2010 - Nov. 24, 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Childwatch Sub-Sahara African Regional Network is organising a three day Child Research Methods and Ethics seminar for Researcher who also teach and/or supervise young emerging child researchers.

Time and place: Nov. 18, 2010 - Nov. 20, 2010, El Colegio de Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico

Hosted by El Colegio de Jalisco in Guadalajara Mexico, the conference will be co-organized with Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Some of the outcomes of common projects that are taking place in different countries will be presented, such as the Youth’s Social Participation Project (Venezuela-Argentina), the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (Costa Rica-Venezuela) as well as other initiatives such as the results of the Consultation on the Right of Children to Play made in different places in Mexico.

Time and place: Nov. 18, 2010, Oslo, Norway

EFA – Forum 2010 will discuss how we, based on recent research should expand and improve comprehensive Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2010 - Nov. 11, 2010, New York, USA

International delegates and child welfare experts will gather in New York  November 8 to 11 for WorldForum 2010, the 21st annual summit of the International Forum for Child Welfare.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2010 - Oct. 27, 2010, Florence, Italy

A group of advisors from Childwatch have been asked to attend this 1 ½ day meeting organized in Florence in October 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to review the Child Friendly Cities Research Initiative results to date, to determine future steps in the research and to obtain critical feedback.

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2010 - Sep. 10, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic

The Childwatch Central and Eastern Europe Regional Network has identified the care of children in institutionalized settings as one of the most important topics for vulnerable groups of children in the CEE region. A regional seminar on the topic, titled “Children in Care”, was organized in the Czech Republic in September 2010 in Department of Social Work, Charles Unversity in Prague. Participants represented institutions in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, USA, Great Britain and Norway. Main organizer was PhDr. Hana Pazlarová representing Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at Charles University in Prague.