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Activities for the Latin American and Caribbean Network

Consolidation of the Training Course for Young Researchers and the Childwatch International Latin American Conference.

The aim with the consolidation of the training course it to strengthen the research capacity of Latin American Institutions belonging to the Childwatch International network and other institutions of the extended Childwatch International Latin American Network. To finish the pilot research course for Junior Researchers and adapt the materials and methodology for use in other Latin American contexts and English speaking contexts. Identify and share the lessons learnt to encourage the interchange of knowledge and research practices among organisations. The activities will include; keeping the networking in action to finish the formulation of the projects; review of the projects by CINDE tutors; on-line seminar; development of the project and attendance to the Childwatch International Latin America Network Conference to socialize the research projects.

Regional conferences and workshops



International conference discussing the political socialisation of youth and children. New concepual tendencies regarding identity, formacion, leadership and child and youth participation.

Click here for more information regarding this conference>> (Spanish)

Childwatch International Latin America and the Caribbean regional Conference: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Participatory Research on Children and Youth Participation

The event is a continuation of the previous conferences that will be articulated with the final activities of the Training Course for Young Researchers. Great deal of emphasis will be placed on strategies for strengthening the network in the region and for doing cooperative research projects. The general objective is to present findings from child and youth participation and participatory research done by the Childwatch International Key Institutions and others in Latin America and provide a forum for sharing experiences and promoting collaborative research in order to strengthen the Childwatch International network of researchers on children and youth in Latin America. Specifically to disseminate findings of recent research on child and youth participation done by Childwatch International Key Institutions and others in the region in order to improve awareness and encourage further research and collaboration. To socialize the research projects formulated and implemented as an outcome of the Young Researchers course. Give more visibility to the Childwatch International Network and its activities in the region and facilitate identification of potential new Key Intstitutions in the region. 

3rd Childwatch International Latin American and the Caribbean Conference

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Mexico City,
17 - 19 July 2006
Presentations available here>>

Regional network meeting 20 July 2006.
Download the Executive report here>>

"Agency in Childhood and Youth" 7 - 8 November, 2005
Latin American Childwatch Network seminar "Agency in Childhood and Youth"
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City.
Seminar program available here>>

The regional network organized two meetings during the Childhoods 2005 Oslo conference to plan future activities and collaborative projects, as well as to focus the agenda for the network meeting and conference held in Mexico 2006. The meeting was organized by the Childwatch Key Institution in Mexico, the Documentation Centre on Infancy and Childhood "Dr. Joaquín Cravioto" at the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico City.

The minutes from these meetings are available in pdf format in English here>>

Usted puede descargar las actas de la reunión en Español en formato pdf aquí>>

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