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Time and place: Jun 1, 2009 - Jun 2, 2009, Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington D.C

How can the CRC impact the lives of children and families in the U.S.?

On June 1-2, 2009, interactive panel discussions from leading experts will explore the answers to that question in the context of the following topics:

Needs, Rights, and the Human Family Supportive Environments for Children Health Education Special Protection Measures Participation

Additional details will be posted on the following web page:

http://childrightscampaign.org , under "Events".

Time and place: May 4, 2009 - May 6, 2009, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The conference is being organized by ANPPCAN Ethiopia and ANPPCAN Head Office in partnership with ISPCAN, UNICEF Ethiopia, Oak Foundation, Save the Children Alliance in Ethiopia, Plan Ethiopia, Action Aid Ethiopia, Fredskorpset, Italian Development Cooperation and other government and non government organizations

Time and place: Apr 29, 2009 - Apr 30, 2009, Trondheim, Norway

International Conference - Norwegian Centre for Child Research, NTNU

This conference aims to shed light on new research related to the welfare state, child care policies and small children's everyday lives in early childhood education and care institutions (ECEC).

Time and place: Apr 22, 2009 09:30 AM - 04:00 AM, CLARKE HALL, Institute of Education, London

The International Day Conference is jointly organised by IOE and The Open University. The Oslo Challenge (1999) was a collaboration between the Norwegian Government and UNICEF and marked the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the UNCRC. It included the following challenge to media professionals at all levels and in all media: “to work ethically and professionally to sound media practices and to develop and promote media codes of ethics in order to avoid sensationalism, stereotyping (incl. by gender) or undervaluing of children and their rights” (MAGIC 1999) 20years after the UN CRC, and 10 years after the Oslo Challenge, this intl day conference will draw out the political, economic, practical, justice and rights implications of representations of children in news media.

Time and place: Apr 20, 2009 - Apr 22, 2009, University of Liverpool

The Centre for the Study of the Child, the Family and the Law at the Liverpool Law School is delighted to announce that it will host a three-day international conference on children and the EU in April 2009. This will be the first event of its kind to bring together international, EU and domestic policy-makers, NGOs, practitioners, academics and young people in a joint endeavour to critically discuss the EU's emerging children's rights agenda.

Time and place: Jan 29, 2009, Instituto degli Innocenti Florence

The practical use of indicators in the mapping and assessment of the childhood condition will be discussed in an International and European context followed by an insight into national contexts in the early afternoon and concluding with a Round Table discussion on: How child wellbeing indicators can impact on child policies. Amongst intervenors are: Helmut Wintersberger, University of Vienna; Asher Ben-Arieh, Hebrew University in Jerusalem; Sinead Hanafin and Anne-Marie Brooks; Benoît Parmentier; Helmut Sax and many more.

Time and place: Jan 19, 2009 - Jan 20, 2009, Cairo, Egypt

This conference serves as a platform for innovative thinking on social policy and child rights. It will bring together academics, policy makers, practitioners as well as university students to exchange experiences and discuss proposals for inclusive and child-sensitive public social and economic policies which aim to reduce child poverty and are based on scientific evidence.

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 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 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 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 08:30 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 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 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: 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: Jul 25, 2008 01:00 PM - Jul 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: Nov 21, 2006 - Nov 22, 2006, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal

The colloquium facilitated a dialogue between researchers, policy makers and practitioners. The aim of this important explorative dialogue was to contribute to more relevant and accessible child research for governments and organizations working towards the realization of children’s rights and well-being.

Time and place: Oct 25, 2006 - Oct 26, 2006, Caribbean Child Development Centre of the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

The conference was co-organized by the Childwatch Key Institution the Caribbean Child Development Centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI). The multidisciplinary conference covered children's issues across many countries of the English speaking Caribbean. The several themes included children in violent circumstances, children and HIV/AIDS, parenting, child rights and policy planning, child health and nutrition and development. The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Research, also from the UWI, was the other host, and the conference was being supported by UNICEF, Jamaica, along with a number of other collaborating agencies. There was active participation from a CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Youth Ambassadors panel, and from Jamaican school children.