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Published Sep. 27, 2010 10:49 AM

The primary objective of the conference is to provide an academic, scientific and professional space of encounter for the multidisciplinary and multisectoral exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences regarding the human rights of children and adolescents.

Final call for abstracts 3 October 2010

Published Sep. 22, 2010 11:07 AM

The Centre for Social Development in Africa at the University of Johannesburg will host an international symposium on “Social Protection in Southern Africa: New Opportunities for Social Development” Tuesday -Wednesday 24-25 May 2011. There will be a welcome/registration reception on Monday evening the 23 May.

Deadline for submitting abstracts: No later than Monday 18 October 2010.

Published Sep. 17, 2010 2:40 PM

Within the framework of the RECON (Reconstituting Democracy in Europe) the University of Auckland organises a workshop on ‘The Costs of Children’. The deadline for submission of abstracts or papers is 22 October 2010

Published Sep. 7, 2010 10:00 AM

International Conference of Philosophy with Children organised by  the  Austrian Center of Philosophy with Children.  

Oct 14 - 17 2010, Graz, Austria 

Published Aug. 3, 2010 9:30 AM

The overarching goals of the WCECCE are to: 1) Reaffirm ECCE as a right of all children and as the basis for development; 2) Take stock of the progress of Member States towards achieving the EFA Goal 1; 3) Identify binding constraints toward making the intended equitable expansion of access to quality ECCE services; 4) Establish, more concretely, benchmarks and targets for the EFA Goal 1 toward 2015 and beyond 5) Identify key enablers that should facilitate Member States to reach the established targets; 6) Promote global exchange of good practices.  

Published July 29, 2010 1:33 PM

This paper from Overseas Development Institute analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy in child rights issues in order to supplement current partial understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The ultimate aim of the paper is to safeguard children’s rights by presenting frameworks and lessons through which to promote the appropriate design of rights strategies.

Published July 26, 2010 10:17 AM

Worldwide child care practitioners face increasing challenges in providing appropriate care and protection services to children, youth, and families. On the ground, childcare practitioners are often unable to access much-needed resources. Efforts are necessary to disseminate practical tools on how to prevent unnecessary family separation and support families and communities to develop better care alternatives when separation is inevitable.

Published Apr. 26, 2010 4:02 PM

Professor Robbie Gilligan, Head of the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin has been elected President of Childwatch International Research Network. Marta Arango, Director of CINDE - the International Center for Education and Human Development, Colombia and Roseline September, Professor in the Faculty of Community Health Sciences at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa have been elected Vice Presidents.


Published Mar. 30, 2010 12:33 PM

A post conference website has been established. Through the website you can access a summary report, the conclusions from the different round tables and a Call for Action.


Published Mar. 12, 2010 11:42 AM

The study "Child Poverty and Disparities in Egypt: Building the Social Infrastructure for Egypt's future", the first comprehensive study in Egypt which focuses on both poverty and childhood, was launched on February 16th. 

Published Mar. 10, 2010 1:03 PM

'Children's Rights and Globalization. From Principles to Practice'. The training course is an interdisciplinary and international programme which attracts a diverse range of participants from all over the world. It will be led by key experts in the field. The focus throughout will be both theoretical and applied.