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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Presented by Michele Leiminer

by Sallie Newell and Anne Graham

Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Coffs Harbour, Australia

Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: ccyp [at] scu.edu.au For more info: http://ccyp.scu.edu.au/index.php/68/

 

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Presented by Sallie Newell and Anne Graham

Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Lismore, Australia

Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email:

ccyp [at] scu.edu.au

For more info: http://ccyp.scu.edu.au/index.php/68/

 

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2008 - Nov. 28, 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

More than 3,000 participants comprised of governments, civil society, international organisations, private sector, children and young people are expected to attend this global forum convened to map out the actions that have to be taken to combat the sexual exploitation of children.

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2008 - Nov. 20, 2008, Amman, Jordan

The Middle East and North Africa regional network gathered researchers from the region in Amman, Jordan in November 2008 focusing on children living in situations of conflict, and how this affects their livelyhoods. The seminar was hosted by the Information and Research Center of the King Hussain Foundation in Amman, Jordan.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2008, IUKB/ University of Fribourg Switzerland

The Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB) and the University of Fribourg Switzerland are organising an International Conference;Localizing Children's Rights; on Saturday 15 November 2008. The conference aims to contrast ideas and concepts as well as to facilitate an exchange of information between researchers,professionals and students working in the interdisciplinary children's rights field.

Time and place: Nov. 13, 2008 - Nov. 15, 2008, Manizales, Colombia

The Network meeting was framed within the Fourth Regional Conference of Childwatch International in Latin American and the Caribbean organized by The Center of Advanced Child and Youth Studies of CINDE and Universidad de Manizales, The school of Psychology and The Childwatch Latin American Network. The conference focused on interdisciplinary approaches to participatory research on children and youth participation.

Time and place: Nov. 12, 2008 - Nov. 15, 2008, University of Manizales, Colombia

International Conference in Manizales, Colombia,  discussing the political socialisation of youth and children, and new concepual tendencies regarding identity, formation, leadership and child and youth participation. Conference was held in Spanish. For more information click on link below.

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Presented by YPBV, local organisations

Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Lismore, Australia

Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: ccyp [at] scu.edu.au

For more info: http://ccyp.scu.edu.au/index.php/68/

Time: Nov. 5, 2008 - Nov. 7, 2008

The first workshop of the Child Friendly Cities Research Initiatives will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands, hosted by the Bernard Van Leer Foundation.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2008 - Nov. 5, 2008, Willem Burger Zaal Complex of Congres centre De Doelen Kruisplein 40, 3012 CC Rotterdam

The Child in the City conference is the fourth bi-annual conference of the European Network Child Friendly Cities (EN CFC). During the last decennium this conference has been the place to be for all cities and scientists focussing on the theme of a local child friendly policy. Cities from all over Europe (but also from Canada and Australia, and…) inspired each other by telling about their own experiences and looking for similar cities with similar problems. It is as a market and a lab in which new ideas are developed. 

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2008 - Oct. 18, 2008, Sion- Switzerland

Organised by :  International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) Partnership  - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  - The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR)  - Innocenti Research Center (IRC) - UNICEF

The proceedings of the seminar will be published in spring 2009

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2008 8:30 AM - Oct. 4, 2008, Famliy Life Development Centre, Cornell University
Time: Sep. 16, 2008 - Sep. 20, 2008

The ISFL, a global scholarly organization dedicated to the study of family law, with over 500 members from over fifty (50) nations, will convene its 13th World Conference in Vienna, Austria. The 13th World Conference will consider whether and how the law supports the family and its members; and, respectively, whether the state/ecomomy provides sufficient means to sustain family structures, or vice versa.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2008 - Sep. 15, 2008, Prague, Czech Republic

The thematic group on Children and the Law will hold its first network meeting this September to establish an active network and agree on plans for research collaboration.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2008 - Sep. 11, 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CIESPI and PUC - Rio are organizing this international seminar to discuss theoretical and political implications of constructions of childhood in our global societies. Leading international scholars are taking part in the seminar. Download the presentation of the event below to learn more.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2008 - Aug. 11, 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CIESPI and PUC - Rio are organizing this international seminar to discuss theoretical and political implications of constructions of childhood in our global societies. International experts on the subject are leading the debate.

Time: Sep. 9, 2008

The meeting gathered researchers from the regional to set up priorities for the regional network.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2008 - Sep. 10, 2008, Stockholm

In the framework of the Swedish chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers and with the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Council of Europe and the Swedish Government will jointly organise a conference  in Stockholm, to be held from  8-10 September 2008 on the theme of “Building a Europe for and with children – Towards a Strategy for 2009-2011”.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2008 - Sep. 9, 2008, Institute for Labour and Family Research, Bratislava

The workshop was a follow-up event of the international workshop “Children’s Experiences with Poverty and Social Exclusion – Challenges for Research and Policies”, which was held in Vienna in June 2007. Its aims were to strengthen the established platform for theoretical-methodological discussions concerning child poverty and social exclusion of children.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2008 - Aug. 26, 2008, Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow, UK

The Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde are hosting an international conference on the 24 - 26 September 2008 - in the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow - to explore key themes arising from the integration of children's services.

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia

Presented by David Ellemor-Collins Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: For more info:ccyp [at] scu.edu.au http://ccyp.scu.edu.au/index.php/68/

Time and place: July 25, 2008 1:00 PM - July 26, 2008, Tower Lecture Theatre, University of Otago College of Education, Union Street East, Dunedin, New Zealand

Children’s Issues Centre: Contact: Jocelyn Diedrichs jocelyn.diedrichs [at] otago.ac.nz For more info http://www.otago.ac.nz/cic/events.php

Time and place: Dec. 4, 2007, The Institute of Child Care Research, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The Institute of Child Care Research invited interested researchers and practitioners to a conference that focused on the connection between research, research results and the use of these results in child care practice. Key Note addresses were made by Prof. Rob Chaskin from the Chapin Hall Program for Children's Policy Research at the University of Chicago and Celia Atherton OBE, Director at Research in Practice. For more information see www.qub.ac.uk/iccr

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2007 - Sep. 19, 2007, University of Oslo, Norway

Childwatch International Research Network and Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) organized a joint research workshop and an open seminar on the challenges of child poverty. The workshop and seminar focused on policy making to eradicate child poverty as well as studying the effects of child poverty on children, their families, communities and the societies they live in. 

Time and place: Feb. 25, 2007 - Mar. 2, 2007, The International Institute for Child Rights and Development, University of Victoria, Canada.

In honour of International Children’s Day, November 20th, IICRD hosted a week long interactive conference on Children’s Rights in Practice. Topics  addressed in plenary and workshop formats by presenters and keynote speakers included the social ecology of children’s rights.  Please visit the website at www.iicrd.org or email  intiicrd [at] uvic.ca for further information.