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Time and place: Oct. 10, 2012 - Oct. 12, 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands

The Netherlands Youth Institute in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam takes the initiative to organise the First European Conference on Parenting Support in partnership with the Council of Europe, Eurochild and many other organisations.


Time and place: Sep. 1, 2012 - Sep. 7, 2012, Naples, Italy

Sixth World Urban Forum - Theme: The Urban Future. The Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing problems facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. 

Time and place: June 26, 2012 - June 27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and Online

Global Teleseminar on Youth, Governance, Peace-building and the Role of Social Media, June 26-27, 2012, University of Victoria, Canada and online via a 48-hour Global Teleseminar.

Time and place: June 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:30 AM, The World Bank, J-Building, Room JB1-080, 701 18th Street NW, Washington, DC

World Bank and Jacob's Foundation launch and learning event: Children and Youth in Crisis: Protecting Human Development During Economic Shocks


Time and place: Aug. 29, 2011 - Sep. 2, 2011, Sydney, Australia

Starting with workshops on 29 - 30 August, the New South Wales AES Conference Committee organizes the 2011 Annual Conference in Sydney 31 August - 2 September 2011.

Time and place: June 11, 2011 - June 15, 2011, University of Turku, Finland

The Finnish Youth Research Society announces the 11th NYRIS symposium, focusing on youth as a global and local construction.

Time and place: May 20, 2011 - May 21, 2011, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Preliminary Announcement of a conference on: Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. Organised by Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2011 - Mar. 25, 2011, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England

The inaugural European Conference of Social Work Research will take place at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, England, on 23-25 March 2011. The first of a major annual series, the conference will bring together social work researchers and research users from across Europe to present and exchange research ideas, findings, developments and applications.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2011 - Mar. 16, 2011, Arizona, USA

A panel on Children's resilience to environmental change , led by Bronwyn Hayward, has been accepted at the international conference Resilience 2011 in Arizona, USA 11-16 March 2011.

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2011 - Mar. 5, 2011, Cornell University, USA

Brazilian hip hop and rock en tu idioma. Spanglish literature. Border Angels and Minutemen. The controversy in the U.S. around birthright citizenship. The challenges of bicultural intellectual work. Cornell and Syracuse Universities, along with Ithaca College, invite faculty and students to participate in our annual conference, to share your research, including the Spanish and non-Spanish speaking Caribbean, Spanish and Portuguese America, and the Latino/a United States. Conference events will include scholarly panels, round table discussions, and working group events, as well as performance and social activities. Special attention will be paid to community outreach, and the role of scholarship in activism.

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2011 - Mar. 1, 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This interactive conference will explore the need for a strategic approach to tackling childhood obesity.

Time and place: Feb. 16, 2011 - Feb. 18, 2011, Mumbai, India

Thematic focus of the meeting is “Exploring child to child violence and its socio-cultural contexts in some countries in the Asia Pacific region through diverse research methods”.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The seminar will focus on the evolving patterns and processes of youth migration, their consequences for the various transitions to adulthood of adolescents of developing countries, their interrelations with youth sexual and reproductive behaviours, and on their possible influences on empowerment and gender differences.

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2010 - Dec. 4, 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Conference “Children and Youth in Changing Societies”, which is organized by the Psychological Association of Northern Greece in collaboration with the School of Psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, has as an aim to incorporate all current debates on childhood and youth, and contribute to the development of an interdisciplinary research field, where insights, perspectives and methods from a variety of academic disciplines are truly integrated.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2010 - Nov. 24, 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Childwatch Sub-Sahara African Regional Network is organising a three day Child Research Methods and Ethics seminar for Researcher who also teach and/or supervise young emerging child researchers.

Time and place: Nov. 18, 2010 - Nov. 20, 2010, El Colegio de Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico

Hosted by El Colegio de Jalisco in Guadalajara Mexico, the conference will be co-organized with Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Some of the outcomes of common projects that are taking place in different countries will be presented, such as the Youth’s Social Participation Project (Venezuela-Argentina), the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (Costa Rica-Venezuela) as well as other initiatives such as the results of the Consultation on the Right of Children to Play made in different places in Mexico.

Time and place: Nov. 18, 2010, Oslo, Norway

EFA – Forum 2010 will discuss how we, based on recent research should expand and improve comprehensive Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2010 - Nov. 11, 2010, New York, USA

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.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2010 - Oct. 27, 2010, Florence, Italy

A group of advisors from Childwatch have been asked to attend this 1 ½ day meeting organized in Florence in October 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to review the Child Friendly Cities Research Initiative results to date, to determine future steps in the research and to obtain critical feedback.

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2010 - Sep. 10, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic

The Childwatch Central and Eastern Europe Regional Network has identified the care of children in institutionalized settings as one of the most important topics for vulnerable groups of children in the CEE region. A regional seminar on the topic, titled “Children in Care”, was organized in the Czech Republic in September 2010 in Department of Social Work, Charles Unversity in Prague. Participants represented institutions in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, USA, Great Britain and Norway. Main organizer was PhDr. Hana Pazlarová representing Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at Charles University in Prague.

Time and place: July 7, 2010 - July 9, 2010, Melbourne Convention Centre

The conference will focus on the six major themes that shape the Institute’s current Research Plan – Economic wellbeing of families, Families and work, Social inclusion, Violence, abuse and neglect, Family transitions and family law, and Children, young people and their families.

Time and place: July 6, 2010 - July 8, 2010, Sheffield

The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth at the University of Sheffield is organizing its 3rd International Conference. In the context of global social, political and economic changes the conference this year will explore the ways in which these broad shifts are having an impact on ideas of childhood and youth and on children's and young people's everyday lives.

Time and place: July 6, 2010, Woburn House, London

The 2010 Annual Conference of The Centre for Research on the Child and Family, University of East Anglia will report the findings of two major studies funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families as part of their Adoption Research Initiative. The Helping Birth Families study looks at the provision of independent support for birth relatives, and the Supporting Contact study examines the role of agencies in helping families maintain face-to-face contact. The British Association for Adoption and Fostering are publishing both studies, and the conference will include the launch of the Helping Birth Families book. The main speakers will be members of the research team and the event will include pre-recorded contributions from birth relatives, and a contribution from an adoptive parent.

Time and place: June 30, 2010 - July 3, 2010, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

This conference aims to debate the global and national implications of these new migration flows for sending and receiving countries and for migrants themselves. What are the implications of these migrations for Europe? What do these migrations mean for new immigrant societies? What lessons can be learnt from countries with longer immigration experience? The conference includes a stream on Children, Youth and Immigration. The closing date for abstracts of papers submission is 29 January 2010.

Time and place: June 14, 2010 - June 18, 2010, Karlstad, Sweden

World Summit on Media for Children and Youth will take place in Karlstad, Sweden 2010. It will be a summit for 2000 delegates from 100 countries preparing with children and youth for a new media world in the 21st century. It will offer opportunities to network, to be part of debates, to be interactive and to be part of workshops to share perspectives, experience and expertise.