New digital book on Early Childhood and the Public Sphere by Childwatch, the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI) and UAM. Coordinated by Norma del Río Lugo.
The 1st Early Childhood Education Action Congress, hosted by the OECD and organized by Ensemble for Education, will be held on the 5th to 7th of June 2016, Paris, France.
This new book by author Anne B. Smith focuses on research emerging from Children’s Rights and Childhood Studies thinking, which has important implications for developing policies and practices to improve children’s well being and rights
The Conference on Childhood Studies, Childhood in Everyday Life will be held on the 6-8 June 2016 Turku, Finland. The call for papers is now open until 31st January 2016
The II Iberoamerican Biennial on Childhoods and Youth, focused on democratic change, social justice and peace building processes will be held on November 2016 in Manizales, Colombia. Registration for workshop is open until 18th December 2015.
The Second biennial international conference "Improving Standards of Care for Alternative Child & Youth Care: Systems, Policies and Practices", will have special focus on South Asia, March 2016.
This book provides readers with an in-depth exploration of disability across key areas of hu-man rights, including health, education, employment, accessibility and independent living. It demonstrates how these issues are integral to achieving full and equal participation of disa-bled people in human societies across the life cycle. It includes a chapter on Children and Disabilities.
The XI International Conference and Annual Regional Meeting of the Chilwatch Latin American and the Caribbean Network:"Childhood and youth: realities and expectations through the rest of the XXI century"
The Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), in partnership with the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, will conduct an interactive public workshop featuring presentations and discussions that highlight the science and economics of understanding and supporting family and community investments in children and their caregivers using coordinated approaches across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection. July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015 (1:00 AM Eastern)
KidsRights Index 2014 now available. The KidsRights Index is the global measurement tool launched by the Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Institute of Social Studies and Erasmus School of Economics) that assesses the observance of rights of the child included in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in all countries in the world for which data is available.
The 9th ISPCAN Latin American International Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is hosted by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico (UAEM). Early Bird Registration Deadline: 20 March 2015
An edited volume on “Children and Forced Migration: Durable Solutions during Transient Years” will review topics on Durable solutions to forced migration, Repatriation and (Re)integration, as well as Non-Traditional Forms of Forced Migration. Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2015
ISCI 2015 Conference "From Welfare to Well-being: Child indicators in research, policy and practice" is hosted by Childwatch member the Children´s Institute, University of Capetown, in partnership with the African Child Policy Forum, UNICEF and the Poverty and Inequality Initiative. Abstracts must be between 300 and 500 words. Deadline for abstracts 31 March 2015.
UNICEF- Office of Research launches Impact Evaluation Series of methodological briefs and instructional videos discussing the pros and cons, ethical concerns and practical issues of designs and methods of impact evaluation.
After months of hiatus our Childwatch website is being updated and will be fully active soon.
Jóvenes investigadores en infancia y juventud,desde una perspectiva crítica latinoamericana: aprendizajes y resultados. Editoras Académicas: Sara Victoria Alvarado y Jhoana Patiño.
The Department of Child Law of Leiden University announces its International Conference 25 Years CRC 17-19 November 2014 at Leiden Law School, Leiden University, The Netherlands. International academics and professionals working in the field of children’s rights and related fields are invited to submit abstracts of papers of max. 300 words before the 1st of April 2014.
Children’s Worlds is a world-wide research survey on children’s subjective well-being carried out by the Jacobs Foundation in co-operation with a group of renowned international child well-being experts including Prof. Dr. Ferran Casas from the Childwatch KI, the Research Institute on Quality of Life, University of Girona, Spain.
CHI’s global report, Voices of Children and Young People, was released on the Universal Children’s Day at the United National Conference Building in New York in close coordination with the UNSRSG on VAC, Ms Marta Santos Pais and UNICEF Child Protection Division New York. The data publications were launched at the Global Launch and Policy Dialogue in New York on November 20 and at Regional Policy Dialogues in Europe, Americas and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and North Africa.
The 'Our Voices' project is coordinated by the International Centre: researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire in the UK. It is a three-year, pan-European initiative funded by the Oak Foundation, the University of Bedfordshire and other supporters.
On the 18th November the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) launched the “African Report on Child Wellbeing 2013: Towards Greater Accountability to Africa’s Children”, its flagship report on how child-friendly African governments are, with rankings of the Child-Friendliness Index (as developed by ACPF and based on 44 indicators) for 2013, and as compared to 2008. It also held a Panel discussion with its partners about its past and future.
On Tuesday 19 November, The World We Want Platform will host its fifth interactive session of its Peoples' Voices Series - "Children and the Post-2015 Agenda". In this event, panelists will explore how children's issues and voices should feature in post-2015 agenda.
When: 2:30-4:00 pm EDT Where: UNICEF House (Danny Kaye Visitor's Centre) 3 UN Plaza, New York, New York, USA Webcast: www.worldwewant2015.org/PeopleVoices
Childwatch Key Institution, El Programa Infancia, invites you to the free colloquium: Childhoods of Southern Mexico at La Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana. Research results will be presented along with publications on the main theme. El Programa Infancia invita al próximo coloquio gratuito "Infancias del Sur de México" donde se presentarán los resultados de investigaciones y varios libros sobre el tema.
The 8th UNESCO Youth Forum came to a close on Thursday 31 October, in Paris, with the adoption of 10 strategic recommendations for future youth action and the selection of 15 Action Projects to receive the Youth Forum label, which are to be put into action by young people from across the world.
Important progress has been made in deepening the understanding of violence against children. More has been learnt as well when it comes to solutions to the problem and what can be done to address it. And yet, violence against children still lacks traction on the public policy agenda and responses are not always effective. Why and what can be done? Online debate & commentaries.