The focus of ISSA's three-day 2017 Conference: Local Responses, Global Advances: Towards Competent Early Childhood Systems will examine how the speed of change in today’s world requires substantial shifts in the ways early childhood systems are designed, equipped, governed, financed and supported. The 2017 ISSA Conference will unite the knowledge and practice of researchers, practitioners, policy makers, parents and NGOs from around the world to explore early childhood themes through insightful discussions and interactive sessions, while sharing their wisdom and solutions.
This position provides child protection technical leadership in the design and development of programs for children in countries in conflict, crisis, post-conflict and post-crisis settings across the world, with a specific focus on research, monitoring and evaluation for child protection.
Opening Doors for Europe’s Children held a campaign roundtable on migrant children at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 1 March 2016. The conclusion from this event is that “migrant and refugee children have the same rights as other children, and their institutionalisation is incompatible with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).”
The objective of the project is to reduce the numbers of unaccompanied children who go missing. This project addresses how the issue of the disappearance of an unaccompanied child is tackled in different Member States and promotes promising strategies and behaviours related to the prevention and response to disappearances.
Lumos and the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission20 Jan 2016
External Cooperation InfoPoint, Rue de la Loi 43-45, Bruxelles, Belgium
Lumos and the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission (DG DEVCO) will host a conference on Supporting families globally: Ending the institutionalisation of children. The conference will take place 20 January 2016 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM CET. It will be held at External Cooperation InfoPoint, Rue de la Loi 43-45, Bruxelles, Belgium.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of its examination of the initial report of Belgium (CRPD/C/BEL/1) at its 149th and 150th meetings, held on 18 and 19 September 2014.
Cet article porte sur l’analyse de trois configurations institutionnelles de la protection de l’enfance : celle en place au Burkina Faso, en Belgique et au Québec. Pour chaque configuration, le texte explore les transformations qui ont marqué le passage de la prise en charge exclusive de l’enfant par la famille vers la présence accrue de l’État et la manière dont la Convention internationale des droits de l’enfant de 1989 a influencé ce passage.