The II Iberoamerican Biennial on Childhoods and Youth, focused on democratic change, social justice and peace building processes will be held on November 2016 in Manizales, Colombia. Registration for workshop is open until 18th December 2015.
The Second biennial international conference "Improving Standards of Care for Alternative Child & Youth Care: Systems, Policies and Practices", will have special focus on South Asia, March 2016.
This book provides readers with an in-depth exploration of disability across key areas of hu-man rights, including health, education, employment, accessibility and independent living. It demonstrates how these issues are integral to achieving full and equal participation of disa-bled people in human societies across the life cycle. It includes a chapter on Children and Disabilities.
The XI International Conference and Annual Regional Meeting of the Chilwatch Latin American and the Caribbean Network:"Childhood and youth: realities and expectations through the rest of the XXI century"
The Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), in partnership with the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, will conduct an interactive public workshop featuring presentations and discussions that highlight the science and economics of understanding and supporting family and community investments in children and their caregivers using coordinated approaches across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection. July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015 (1:00 AM Eastern)
KidsRights Index 2014 now available. The KidsRights Index is the global measurement tool launched by the Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Institute of Social Studies and Erasmus School of Economics) that assesses the observance of rights of the child included in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in all countries in the world for which data is available.
The 9th ISPCAN Latin American International Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is hosted by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico (UAEM). Early Bird Registration Deadline: 20 March 2015
An edited volume on “Children and Forced Migration: Durable Solutions during Transient Years” will review topics on Durable solutions to forced migration, Repatriation and (Re)integration, as well as Non-Traditional Forms of Forced Migration. Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2015
ISCI 2015 Conference "From Welfare to Well-being: Child indicators in research, policy and practice" is hosted by Childwatch member the Children´s Institute, University of Capetown, in partnership with the African Child Policy Forum, UNICEF and the Poverty and Inequality Initiative. Abstracts must be between 300 and 500 words. Deadline for abstracts 31 March 2015.
UNICEF- Office of Research launches Impact Evaluation Series of methodological briefs and instructional videos discussing the pros and cons, ethical concerns and practical issues of designs and methods of impact evaluation.
After months of hiatus our Childwatch website is being updated and will be fully active soon.