Childwatch represented at Child Well-Being Expert Consultation
Dr. Ferran Casas represented Childwatch International at UNICEF / OECD / European Commission consultation on child well-being, 25 - 27 May.
During 3 days 72 experts from 22 different countries and international organisations met to discuss the topic of indicators to assess child well-being in international perspective. Altogether we were 17 OCDE experts, 4 from UNICEF, 2 from the EC, 9 from universities from 7 different countries, 23 representing ministries or national statistics institutions, and 17 from international NGOs and other organisations.
Agenda included 9 sessions, 7 of them devoted to 1or two presentations of outstanding experts; one session of group discussions and one summing up session. Detailed agenda is available on the conference web site.
Dr. Casas' summary report from the consultation can be downloaded as a pdf file.
Dr. Ferran Casas is an expert on child well-being, and Co-ordinator of the Catalan Interdisciplinary Research Network on Children's Rights and Children's Quality of Life (XCIII)