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The theme of the third conference is "Children's Well-Being: The Research & Policy Challenges". We are now calling for abstracts. Abstracts on any topic relating to child indictors would be welcomed. Please see the Call for Abstracts for full details. The deadline for abstracts is 31 January 2011.
The Centre for Social Development in Africa at the University of Johannesburg will host an international symposium on “Social Protection in Southern Africa: New Opportunities for Social Development” Tuesday -Wednesday 24-25 May 2011. There will be a welcome/registration reception on Monday evening the 23 May.
Deadline for submitting abstracts: No later than Monday 18 October 2010.
Within the framework of the RECON (Reconstituting Democracy in Europe) the University of Auckland organises a workshop on ‘The Costs of Children’. The deadline for submission of abstracts or papers is 22 October 2010
The Secretary General's Report on the implementation of CRC has a specific focus on implementing child rights in early childhood.
Global launch of a major inter-agency tool focuses on making education a reality for over 75 million children and youth affected by crisis
International Conference of Philosophy with Children organised by the Austrian Center of Philosophy with Children.
Oct 14 - 17 2010, Graz, Austria
The Journal Child Development's most recent issue is focusing on Disasters and their impact on Child Development
Perth College will officially launch The Centre for Rural Childhood, Wednesday 8 September 2010
The fifth issue of the South African Child Gauge, published by the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, is available for download online.
The overarching goals of the WCECCE are to: 1) Reaffirm ECCE as a right of all children and as the basis for development; 2) Take stock of the progress of Member States towards achieving the EFA Goal 1; 3) Identify binding constraints toward making the intended equitable expansion of access to quality ECCE services; 4) Establish, more concretely, benchmarks and targets for the EFA Goal 1 toward 2015 and beyond 5) Identify key enablers that should facilitate Member States to reach the established targets; 6) Promote global exchange of good practices.
This paper from Overseas Development Institute analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy in child rights issues in order to supplement current partial understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The ultimate aim of the paper is to safeguard children’s rights by presenting frameworks and lessons through which to promote the appropriate design of rights strategies.
Worldwide child care practitioners face increasing challenges in providing appropriate care and protection services to children, youth, and families. On the ground, childcare practitioners are often unable to access much-needed resources. Efforts are necessary to disseminate practical tools on how to prevent unnecessary family separation and support families and communities to develop better care alternatives when separation is inevitable.
A one day international conference exploring the theme of gender equality, citizenship and multiculturalism in contemporary Europe.
University College, Cork, Ireland September 10th 2010
The European University Institute will organise a workshop on Transnational family making: children, young people and migration in Florence Italy April 6 to 9 2011.
Deadline for abstracts: July 15. 2010
Childhoods Today is an externally reviewed bi-annual e-journal published by the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth at the University of Sheffield (UK), and supported by the World Universities Network.
The European Science Foundation invites scientists to submit proposals for high-level research conferences to take place in 2012.
Reaching the marginalized
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftermath of the global economic downturn.
Special Issue: Children, Poverty and Risk: Global Perspectives
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.
Deadline for Submission of Presentations: Wednesday, June 9th 2010 at midnight EST
Announcing the The 2010 Annual Conference of The Centre for Research on the Child and Family, University of East Anglia, July 6th.
A post conference website has been established. Through the website you can access a summary report, the conclusions from the different round tables and a Call for Action.
The study "Child Poverty and Disparities in Egypt: Building the Social Infrastructure for Egypt's future", the first comprehensive study in Egypt which focuses on both poverty and childhood, was launched on February 16th.
'Children's Rights and Globalization. From Principles to Practice'. The training course is an interdisciplinary and international programme which attracts a diverse range of participants from all over the world. It will be led by key experts in the field. The focus throughout will be both theoretical and applied.
Call for abstracts on Place-based learning: Connecting children, youth and their communities.
Research has shown that place-based education has many benefits for participants, including improvements in learning and well-being. Place-based approaches can also contribute to the well-being and sustainability of the places involved.
The Childwatch International Asia Pacific Regional Network has been exploring concepts of children's participation in the region through a collaboartive research project in Australia, China, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka. The results are available in the recently published book "Children’s Participation? Learning from Children and Adults in the Asia-Pacific Region", edited by Jan Mason, Natalie Bolzan and Anil Kumar.