Why not consider summer school in Leiden and The Hague this year? Children's Rights at Cross-Roads provides a comprehensive children's rights course which takes a close look at contemporary children's rights issues from a legal perspective accompanied by reflections from other academic disciplines, legal systems, local perceptions and realities. Leading academic and professional experts in the field of children's rights, international law and other relevant…Continue
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The International Studies Association (ISA) will be holding its annual conference in Toronto, Ontario from March 26 to 29, 2014. A panel on child rights has been proposed and a call for papers is now open. Deadline is May 27, 2012. Please email Tara…Continue
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UNICEF’s Report Card 11, Child Well-Being in Rich Countries: A comparative overview , measures the level of child well-being achieved in the world’s richest nations.
The League Table of Child Well-being ranks 29 industrialized countries on an index of child well-being. The index…
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The Canadian International Development Agency merges with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Read the op-ed from the Ottawa Citizen.
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Please join UNICEF Canada for the first gathering of international experts on the emerging practice of Child Rights Impact Assessment. This symposium is for Canadian policy makers, academics, students and members of civil society to explore the growing use of Child Rights Impact Assessment as a tool for improving…Continue
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Launch of global child policy data
Children’s Chances (www.childrenschances.org), launched today by the World Policy Analysis Centre, contains never-before-available comparative data on laws and public policies affecting children’s opportunities in 193 countries. The data covers education, child labour, child marriage, poverty,…Continue
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We are very sad to announce the sudden passing of a great friend and colleague of CRED-PRO and the International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Dr. Clyde Hertzman.
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29 January 2013
Dear Colleagues, Partners, and Friends,
The independent Expert Review Group (iERG) is inviting all stakeholders to submit evidence for the second iERG report that will be presented to the UN Secretary-General in September, 2013.
All submissions, if accepted, will be credited in the report to the name of the author/s on the post and on contributors’ page.
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Failure to do provide an equity and rights-based framework for clinical care and child advocacy, public policy, medical education, faculty development, and research will widen the already significant gap between our knowledge of the root causes of children’s well-being and our practice of pediatrics and child health. So says Dr. Jeffrey Goldhagen of the…Continue
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Call for Papers
Children's Health and Well-being: policy debates and lived experience
Editors: Geraldine Brady, Pam Lowe and Sonja Olin Lauritzen
21st Sociology of Health & Illness Monograph
The 21st Sociology of Health and Illness monograph will bring together recent theoretical and methodological developments in the sociology of childhood…
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UNICEF UK has published "The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: a study of legal implementation in 12 countries", which looks in countries beyond the UK in order to compile evidence of the most effective and impactful ways of embedding…Continue
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The 2012 version of COMPASS:Manual for Human Rights Education with Young People has just been published by the Council of Europe. The new, updated manual includes much of the material which made the 2002 edition so useful for facilitators of human rights education, but builds upon and expands this material to incorporate new issues such as disability and disablism, religion, remembrance, war and terrorism.
Altogether, COMPASS users can now benefit from over 60 proposed…
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Si no hacemos caso de nuestros niños hoy, vamos a pagar el precio mañana. Así afirma…Continue
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Ryerson University's Faculty of Community Services, School of Child and Youth Care and the MA in Immigration and Settlement Studies is hosting a special event on January 24th, 2013 from 1 to 4 pm (EST). A panel presentation and discussion entitled "What's Next for Children's Rights" will take place in Toronto and be accessible to those outside of Toronto via live streaming on the…Continue
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The United Nations and partners want to hear from YOU! MY World is a global survey asking you to choose your priorities for a better world. Results will be shared with world leaders in setting the next global development agenda. Tell them about the world you want, because your voice matters.…Continue
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The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect and the Organizing Commmittee in Ireland invite you to submit abstracts for the 13th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, being held 15 - 18 September 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. Our conference theme is "Protecting Children in a Changing World”. Abstracts are invited under the Conference topics:
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The Child Rights International Network has just released their last newsletter of the year. Find out who was recently elected to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, read submissions from States and their Alternative Reports and find out how the Complaints Mechanism works. Read it…Continue
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Today, November 20, is National Child Day! How are you marking the occasion?
Check out what …Continue
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