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Time and place: Nov. 6, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Presented by YPBV, local organisations

Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University

Lismore, Australia

Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: ccyp [at]

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Time: Nov. 5, 2008 - Nov. 7, 2008

The first workshop of the Child Friendly Cities Research Initiatives will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands, hosted by the Bernard Van Leer Foundation.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2008 - Nov. 5, 2008, Willem Burger Zaal Complex of Congres centre De Doelen Kruisplein 40, 3012 CC Rotterdam

The Child in the City conference is the fourth bi-annual conference of the European Network Child Friendly Cities (EN CFC). During the last decennium this conference has been the place to be for all cities and scientists focussing on the theme of a local child friendly policy. Cities from all over Europe (but also from Canada and Australia, and…) inspired each other by telling about their own experiences and looking for similar cities with similar problems. It is as a market and a lab in which new ideas are developed. 

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2008 - Oct. 18, 2008, Sion- Switzerland

Organised by :  International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) Partnership  - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  - The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR)  - Innocenti Research Center (IRC) - UNICEF

The proceedings of the seminar will be published in spring 2009

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2008 8:30 AM - Oct. 4, 2008, Famliy Life Development Centre, Cornell University
Time and place: Sep. 10, 2008 - Sep. 11, 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

CIESPI and PUC - Rio are organizing this international seminar to discuss theoretical and political implications of constructions of childhood in our global societies. Leading international scholars are taking part in the seminar. Download the presentation of the event below to learn more.

Time: Sep. 9, 2008

The meeting gathered researchers from the regional to set up priorities for the regional network.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2008 - Sep. 10, 2008, Stockholm

In the framework of the Swedish chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers and with the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Council of Europe and the Swedish Government will jointly organise a conference  in Stockholm, to be held from  8-10 September 2008 on the theme of “Building a Europe for and with children – Towards a Strategy for 2009-2011”.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2008 - Sep. 9, 2008, Institute for Labour and Family Research, Bratislava

The workshop was a follow-up event of the international workshop “Children’s Experiences with Poverty and Social Exclusion – Challenges for Research and Policies”, which was held in Vienna in June 2007. Its aims were to strengthen the established platform for theoretical-methodological discussions concerning child poverty and social exclusion of children.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2008 - Aug. 26, 2008, Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow, UK

The Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde are hosting an international conference on the 24 - 26 September 2008 - in the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow - to explore key themes arising from the integration of children's services.

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2008, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia

Presented by David Ellemor-Collins Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: For more info:ccyp [at]

Time and place: July 25, 2008 1:00 PM - July 26, 2008, Tower Lecture Theatre, University of Otago College of Education, Union Street East, Dunedin, New Zealand

Children’s Issues Centre: Contact: Jocelyn Diedrichs jocelyn.diedrichs [at] For more info

Time and place: Dec. 4, 2007, The Institute of Child Care Research, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The Institute of Child Care Research invited interested researchers and practitioners to a conference that focused on the connection between research, research results and the use of these results in child care practice. Key Note addresses were made by Prof. Rob Chaskin from the Chapin Hall Program for Children's Policy Research at the University of Chicago and Celia Atherton OBE, Director at Research in Practice. For more information see

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2007 - Sep. 19, 2007, University of Oslo, Norway

Childwatch International Research Network and Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) organized a joint research workshop and an open seminar on the challenges of child poverty. The workshop and seminar focused on policy making to eradicate child poverty as well as studying the effects of child poverty on children, their families, communities and the societies they live in. 

Time and place: Feb. 25, 2007 - Mar. 2, 2007, The International Institute for Child Rights and Development, University of Victoria, Canada.

In honour of International Children’s Day, November 20th, IICRD hosted a week long interactive conference on Children’s Rights in Practice. Topics  addressed in plenary and workshop formats by presenters and keynote speakers included the social ecology of children’s rights.  Please visit the website at or email  intiicrd [at] for further information.

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2006 - Nov. 22, 2006, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal

The colloquium facilitated a dialogue between researchers, policy makers and practitioners. The aim of this important explorative dialogue was to contribute to more relevant and accessible child research for governments and organizations working towards the realization of children’s rights and well-being.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2006 - Oct. 26, 2006, Caribbean Child Development Centre of the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

The conference was co-organized by the Childwatch Key Institution the Caribbean Child Development Centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI). The multidisciplinary conference covered children's issues across many countries of the English speaking Caribbean. The several themes included children in violent circumstances, children and HIV/AIDS, parenting, child rights and policy planning, child health and nutrition and development. The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Research, also from the UWI, was the other host, and the conference was being supported by UNICEF, Jamaica, along with a number of other collaborating agencies. There was active participation from a CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Youth Ambassadors panel, and from Jamaican school children.

Time and place: July 24, 2006 - July 27, 2006, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

ICCD 2006 is the first conference of its kind - a multidisciplinary international conference specifically for researchers interested in children's lives and children's wellbeing after separation or divorce. The conference will be a unique opportunity to share, debate and integrate leading edge research, theory and methodology. Confirmed keynote speakers include Paul Amato, Gillian Douglas, Judy Dunn, Bob Emery, Janet Johnston, Michael Lamb and Carol Smart. Conference web site:  

Time and place: July 17, 2006 - July 21, 2006, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

The goal of the conference was to bring together the worldwide,multidisciplinary community of distinguished and emerging adoption researchers enable sharing of findings to encourage interaction and debate about the future research agenda. Conference participants were drawn from a wide range of disciplines such as psychology, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, social work, history, social policy and law. Confirmed keynote:Michael Rutter, Femmie Juffer, David Reiss, Hal Grotevant, David Howe, Elsbeth Neil, Ruth McRoy, Jesus Palacios and Miriam Steele. Conference web site:  

Time and place: July 17, 2006 - July 19, 2006, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico.

The conference aimed to promote the conjoint and collaborative constructions of knowledge, priorities, intentions and strategies to support a common democratic and inclusive Latin-American position that confronts the critical socio-economic conditions that compromise the human development of future generations.

Time and place: July 3, 2006 - July 5, 2006, Centre for Child Development, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

Centre for Child Development of Hong Kong Baptist University organized the third international symposium on child development to disseminate state-of-the art information on creativity and play with a multi- and interdisciplinary emphasis and to offer theoretical and practical value to participants. More information on the symposium to be found on the centre web site:

Time and place: June 16, 2006 - June 17, 2006, Roskilde University, Denmark

The aim of the conference was to bring together researchers in the field of childhood studies to discuss and debate the outcome of the COST A19 European research network on children's welfare, in the context of other relevant research in the field. NOSEB, Norway is one of the main partners in the network. The conference includes plenary presentations of the main perspectives and results of COST A19 including An-Magritt Jensen (chair), Helmut Wintersberger, Helga Zeiher and Jens Qvortrup. Invited keynote speakers include Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Allison James and Jaap E. Doek. More information

Time and place: May 18, 2006 - May 19, 2006, University of Ghent, Belgium

The conference was organized by The Belgian IAP interdisciplinary research network on children's rights , with the Childwatch International Key Institution, the Children's Rights Centre at the University of Ghent as one of the organizers. For more information, please see:

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2005, Norway

Childwatch International Norway,together with the Norwegian Research Council, organized a workshop on Children as Citizens, presenting two current Norwegian research projects on issues concerning children's rights in relation to the incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Norwegian legislation. The workshop took place at the Norwegian Research Council, Monday 21 November 2005.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2005 - Nov. 8, 2005, Auditorium of the General Dean's Building of Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

The seminar was organized by the Research Program on Infancy and Childhood- Documentation Center at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City.  The objective was to discuss central issues on childhood agency in diverse social contexts and the changing implications of the role that adults may have in its promotion as facilitators, mediators or promoters of this process.

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