Childwatch International has been involved in research and activities connected to the issue of children's participation since 1999. The former participation project continues in the work of the study group on Children's Perception of Citizenship and Nation Building and in the regional network on Children's Participation in the Asia Pacific region.
Gary Melton, Consortium on Children, Families and the Law, USA.: gmelton [at] clemson.edu
Louise Chawla, Professor of Planning and Urban Design at University of Colorado, Denver, USA: Louise.Chawla [at] colorado.edu
The participation project has continued in the work of the study group on Children's Perception of Citizenship and Nation Building.
2006: The theme of the Day of General Discussion of the UN Comittee on the Rights of the Child in 2006 was the child's right to be heard. The three Childwatch related research groups working on issues of participation submitted their recommendations to the General Comment. Download the Childwatch submission>>
List of Participants
Natalie Kaufman and Susan Limber (Consortium on Children, Families and the Law)