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Time and place: May 30, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM, The Silken Berlaymont Hotel, Brussels

Deadline for delegate registrations is now fast approaching. Therefore, to ensure that your organisation is represented, please book online or complete and return the attached registration form at your earliest convenience in order to secure your delegate place(s).

Time and place: May 29, 2013 - May 31, 2013, Seoul National University, Korea.

Organized by the International Society for Child Indicators. Hosted by Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea the 4th ISCI conference will explore how child indicators can be used to improve the well-being of children in a globalized world under the conference’s main theme “Child Indicators in a Globalized World: Implications for Research, Practice and Policy.”

Abstract submission deadline – November 30, 2012

Time and place: May 23, 2013, Florence, Istituto degli Innocenti

European Seminar ‘Public policies supporting positive parenthood: new policy perspectives’.

Time and place: May 20, 2013 5:00 PM, Elvin Hall, 20 Bedford Way

Childhoods, Real and Imagined: Volume 1, An Introduction to Critical Realism and Childhood Studies by Priscilla Alderson, (Routledge, May 2013, £24.99). This new book sets out twelve basic ideas in critical realism to show how they can increase our research understanding of children’s lives.

Time and place: May 20, 2013 - May 22, 2013, Conference Center, 130 East 59th Street, New York, New York.

The Joint Council on International Children's Services is announcing its 37 th Annual Child Welfare Symposium .

Time and place: May 7, 2013 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, European Commission, Charlemagne Building (ROOM MANS), rue de la Loi 170, Brussels (Belgium)

The event aims to promote a wider understanding at EU level of what family and parenting support is, what is really needed to support parenting, what are the lessons learned in this field and see possible ways to put those lessons into practice. The event will also address the issue of children falling behind very early in life and agree some key shared objectives.

Time and place: May 2, 2013 - May 4, 2013, The University Institute Kurt Bösch, Switzerland

The University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB), the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), the University of Teacher Education Valais (HEP-VS), and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Valais, in close collaboration with the Council of Europe, are organizing this 5th Sion International Conference.

Time and place: Apr. 29, 2013 4:00 PM, Neil Hoey Theatre, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

The Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research in association with the Children's Research Centre, School of Social Work and Social Policy and Trinity International Development Initiative is pleased to host a Public Lecture by Dr. Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.


Time and place: Apr. 23, 2013 11:00 AM - Apr. 24, 2013 3:30 AM, University of East Anglia, England

Centre for Research on the Child and Family is putting together a two day research methods training workshop: Research with Vulnerable Children.

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Hyderabad, India

New book by Young Lives, Changing Lives in Andhra Pradesh: Young Lives Children Growing Up, will be launched at a special event in Hyderabad to be held during Global Education Week 2013.


Time and place: Apr. 18, 2013 - Apr. 20, 2013, Hotel Novotel-Kirchberg, Luxembourg (G.D. of Luxembourg)

The ESPANET Association and the IMPALLA (The International Master of Science in Social Policy Analysis) Programme organize in Luxembourg, a conference entitled “Building blocks for an inclusive society: empirical evidence from social policy research”,

Deadline for submission of papers: 16 November 2012

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2013 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, TBA

On 1st February 2013 a global campaign led by the International Play Association: Promoting the child’s right to play (IPA) achieved a goal it had worked towards for five years, when the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in session in Geneva formally adopted a General Comment on Article 31. The Centre for Children’s Rights, along with the Northern Ireland Children’s Commissioner , OFMDFM and the International Play Association, will be supporting a seminar organised by Playboard Northern Ireland in Belfast on 17th April , thus launching a process to determine how the global message of the UN General Comment can be made a reality for Northern Irish Children.

Time and place: Apr. 13, 2013 - Apr. 14, 2013, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes more than 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2013 - Apr. 12, 2013, University Center, Greenville, SC, USA

5th Annual Greenville Family Symposium  Changing the Culture: Toward Healthy and Just Communities offers a forum for constructive dialogue on various issues, and an opportunity to engage in crafting policy and program responses to the most pressing issues of our time. 

Student pre-conference: The Rights of People with Disabilities.


Time and place: Apr. 5, 2013 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Federal Reserve Bank 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston

Registration is now open for the 2013 Early Childhood Summit in Boston, co-sponsored by the Boston Children's Museum, the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, and Strategies for Children. This daylong summit on Friday, April 5, 2013, will bring together neuroscientists, pediatricians, educators, business and museum professionals, and policymakers to develop a broad partnership dedicated to improving outcomes for children.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2013 9:00 AM - Mar. 22, 2013 5:30 PM, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On March 21-22, 2013, Equidad para la Infancia América Latina is hosting the Second Latin American Colloquium on the Politics of Security and Human Rights: Focusing on Early Childhood, Childhood and Adolescence. The Colloquium is directed towards academics, government functionaries, professionals and members of civil society organizations and social movements who work for children’s rights.

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2013, Human Rights Council, UN Office in Geneva

The Annual Day on the Rights of the Child - this year focusing on the right to health - will take place on 7 March during the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2013 - Feb. 17, 2013, Asian Centre for Inclusive Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Welcome to the first International Conference on Inclusive Education under the banner of Asian Centre for Inclusive Education (ACIE) that is going to be held in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. ACIE is a joint initiative of some academics, scholars and researchers of universities and professional bodies in the Asian region. Its prime objective is to improve access to high quality education of disadvantaged children in Asian countries.

Time and place: Jan. 30, 2013 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Malcolm Klien Conference Room, J.M. Kaplan Building, The New School -66 West 12th Street, 5th floor Room 510

Equity for Children at The New School and The Fetzer Institute presents the New York movie premiere and Q&A panel discussion of: "WHEN HOME IS THE STREET": The drama of street life for children in Rio de Janeiro and Guadalajara. A film by Theresa Jessouroun.


Time and place: Dec. 6, 2012 - Dec. 7, 2012, Krakow, Poland

 The European Society for Prevention Research  will hold its 3rd International Conference and Members’ Meeting: Common risk and protective factors, and the prevention of multiple risk behaviours.  -  The aims are  to highlight the importance of prevention work and promote research on interventions with multiple behavioural and mental health outcomes.



Time and place: Nov. 26, 2012 - Nov. 29, 2012, Tourist Harbour, Naples, Italy

Call for Papers/Conference Contributions

"Family, children and education at the core of the new challenges of social development: global scenarios, migration and active citizenship"

Deadline: 25 September 2012 for papers


Time and place: Nov. 21, 2012, All Nations Centre, Cardiff.

BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out Ltd) in partnership with Gwent PoliceAkidwa and Welsh Women’s Aid are bringing together experts from around the world to an International Conference on Human Trafficking.


Time and place: Oct. 29, 2012 - Oct. 30, 2012, Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium

Evidence Aid and the Belgian Red Cross – Flanders are organising the 2nd Evidence Aid Conference on 29-30 October 2012. It will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Brussels Airport, Belgium. The overarching theme is ‘Disaster Aid’, in which we will focus on priority setting  and the levels of evidence that should be regarded as acceptable or required for people involved in disaster risk reduction, planning, response and recovery.  

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2012, Novotel City Centre Hotel, Birmingham, England

Presenting the latest research and practice in diagnosis and support for women and girls with autism.

Link to the event

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2012 - Oct. 17, 2012, Opatija, Croatia

ISSA, DECET and Open Academy Step by Step Croatia  invite practitioners in early years services and primary schools, policymakers and researchers to explore questions related to the professionalization of early care and education staff, through dialogue and a joint professional learning process.