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Published May 22, 2008 8:18 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network is a global, non-profit, nongovernmental network of institutions that collaborate in child research for the purpose of promoting child rights and improving children’s well-being around the world. It was founded in 1993 as a response from the research community to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, an instrument for changing the focus of research and for ensuring that the perspectives of children are heard. The Convention is the basis for the Network’s common agenda.

Published May 20, 2008 10:14 AM

The Secretariat is headed by one or two of the Key institutions. Its main task is to assist the Key Institutions in maintaining and increasing a flow of communication within the network.