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Université de Genève Centre for Children’s Rights Studies28 Feb 2017

Université de Genève Centre for Children’s Rights Studies announces its Call for applications for the 2017-2018 cycle of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Children

Better Care Network31 Oct 2016

A summary of the International Alternative Care Conference 2016 via Storify.

The International Institute for the Rights of the Child and the Centre for Children's Rights Studies at the University of Geneva3 Oct 2016
Geneva, Switzerland

"Building on the Momentum: International Alternative Care Conference" will take place 3-5 October 2016 in Geneva.  

IRC1 Oct 2016

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.

UNICEF Canada - KSLA News2 Sep 2016

This news report states that nearly half a million refugee and migrant children are in the hands of smugglers.

Sophia Fischer, Claudia Dölitzsch, Klaus Schmeck, Jörg M. Fegert, Marc Schmid - Children and Youth Services Review16 Jun 2016

The present study aimed to assess the relationship between interpersonal traumatic experiences and specific psychopathological symptoms in a high-risk population of girls and boys living in youth welfare institutions in residential care in Switzerland.

Jenny Anderson - Quartz2 Feb 2016

According to the article, Switzerland has opened its eighth “baby window,” a location where people can anonymously drop-off newborns, at a hospital in the city of Sion. 

World Health Organization22 Sep 2015

The 7th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting - hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) at its Executive Boardroom in Geneva, Switzerland - will focus on child maltreatment and youth violence, among other topics. 

Better Care Network4 Feb 2015

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of the fourth periodic reports of Switzerland (CRC/C/CHE /2-4).

Better Care Network 3 Mar 2013

The handbook of the United Nations approved Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children is to be launched on March 7th, 2013 3:00-4:30pm at Room XXII, Human Rights Council, Palais des Nations, Geneva. The handbook provides practical guidance on moving forward on the road to alternative care provision for children. It highlights implications for policy-making where national governments should provide leadership as well as provides links to what is already being effectively done on the ground.