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III Global Conference on Child Labour - Brasilia, At The Hague Conference (10-11 May 2010), the Government of Brazil announced that, in cooperation with the ILO, Brazil would host the III Global Child Labour Conference in 2013 to measure progress in implementing the The Hague Roadmap and towards the goal of 2016.
Hoy Jueves 29 Agosto Programa Infancia tendrá sesión del Seminario de Primera Infancia en el Espacio Público a partir de las 10:00 AM (Hora de la ciudad de México). El invitado será el Dr. Alejandro Acosta Ayerbe, Director de CINDE, (Centro Internacional de Educación y Desarrollo Humano), Colombia y de la Red del Consejo Consultivo para la Primera Infancia en América Latina con el tema: Política pública, indicadores y experiencias, quien tratará el tema de "indicadores y políticas públicas"
Children's Rights Erasmus Academic Network (CREAN) Conference: Children's Rights Research: from Theory to Practice with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union. Deadline for Registration: September 15 2013
Time and place: Sep 24, 2013 - Sep 25, 2013, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid
Child Care in Practice intends to publish a special issue of the journal in 2015 focused on disabled children and young people and their families. The guest editors of this special issue will be Dr Berni Kelly and Dr Bronagh Byrne from the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast. Deadline for abstracts: 14 October 2013.
Within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), a two year post-graduate training programme on children’s rights, organised conjointly by the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), in Sion (Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), auditors are being accepted to participate at one or several modules of the programme.
New book by authors: Keith Robinson and Angel Harris. Published by Harvard University Press. Available 12/09/2013 - Published January 2014. The study’s surprising discovery is that no clear connection exists between parental involvement and improved student performance.
The Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth, or the PEM-CY, is a new measurement tool designed to help parents, service providers and researchers better understand the participation of children and youth, ages 5 to 17. The developers are Wendy Coster from Boston University, Mary Law from CanChild, McMaster University, and Gary Bedell from Tufts University
Authors: Corbett, H. and Mehta, L. - Institute of Development Studies Policy Briefing 38 - Publisher IDS. This policy briefing, part of the special MDG series, examines how a post 2015 framework can help ensure women and girls rights to water and sanitation.
New research article. Authors: Kato-Shimizu M, Onishi K, Kanazawa T, Hinobayashi T (2013) Preschool Children’s Behavioral Tendency toward Social Indirect Reciprocity. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70915. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070915.
This is an open access article.
Second webinar of five from the Maplecroft Webinar Series. During the presentation, Maplecroft CEO, Alyson Warhurst, Human Rights Analyst Marilu Gresens, and Maps and Indices Researcher Pippa Bown, will highlight obstacles faced by adolescent girls globally, using the maps and data available on the Girls Discovered website
Author: Carl Conradi. Publisher: The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative. This new research report aims to; provide an overview of existing literature on child trafficking and child soldiering; identify potential linkages between the two bodies of knowledge; and illustrate the spectrum of trafficking-related vulnerabilities that child soldiers may face before, during and after armed conflict.
This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss how to tackle the problem of young runaways and missing children in Europe. The symposium will examine how to improve child protection across the EU and explore innovative methods of collaboration between Member States. Time and place: Oct 2, 2013, NH Hotel du Grand Sablon, Brussels
This edition of the International Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) Newsletter announces that IPJJ database now includes films and videos as well as the wide array of tools and resources in the area of justice for children, from UN reports to experts’ opinions, from meeting outcomes to planning tools. The newsletter's focus is the High level Conference on Justice for Children in Europe and Central Asia.
To mark Playday 2013 (August 7) the publisher Routledge has released a collection of recent articles that focus on the importance of space and the play environment. Articles in the collection are free to download until 31 August 2013
Council on Health Research and Development (COHED) has published a guidance document: Where there is no lawyer - Guidance for fairer contract negotiation in collaborative research partnerships.
Eurochild’s annual conference in 2013 is dedicated to the theme: Building an inclusive Europe - the contribution of children’s participation. Eurochild is hiring a consultant to draft the AC2013 background paper. Deadline for submission is 22 August 2013.
New Innocenti working paper by co-author(s): Dimaya, Roland; Oh, Soojin S.; Ponguta, Liliana A.; Seder, Richard C.; Van Ravens, Jan; Rebello Britto, Pia and Yoshikawa, Hirokazu;
Equity for Children has a series of interviews called EFC Talks. In the latest interview EFC speaks to Jessica Espey, Senior Research and Policy Advisor at Save the Children UK.
An international peer network for policymakers engaged in implementing multidimensional poverty measures. Read the report: ‘Measuring Multidimensional Poverty: Insights from Around the World‘ using the Alkire Foster methodology and watch the videos of the network launch.
This seminar is hosted by Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar - Relaf and supported by Unicef. 3rd and 4th October 2013. Guanajuato, Mexico. Registration and call for abstracts now open.
The Child Adoption Network – East Africa is pleased to announce the First Child Adoption Conference in East Africa that will bring together scholars, Government ministries, policy makers, childcare and child protection personnel, the legal fraternity, adoption service personnel, parents, adoptees and other adoption stakeholders. The theme of the conference will be “East African families for East Africa’s children.”
This global research project seeks to explore the concept of genuine ‘engagement’ within the overarching framework of ‘creativity’. Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014- Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 11th October 2013
Please note the II UNI-COM LATINAMERICAN CONFERENCE: "QUALITY OF LIFE IN LATIN AMERICA" will now take place on the 16th and 17th of September 2013.
The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration (SSA) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks. Preference will be given to applications that are received by December 15, 2013. Review will continue until positions are filled or when the search for this academic year closes, February 1, 2014.