Western Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Western Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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International Step by Step Association 4 Oct 2017
Ghent, Belgium

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.

ISPCAN1 Oct 2017

ISPCAN is hosting its 15th annual European Regional Conference in the Netherlands 1-4 October, 2017.

University of Leiden14 Sep 2017

In this seminar, Dr. Kristen Cheney will explain the concept of the orphan industrial complex: how it works and what its consequences are for children, families, and child protection systems.

Levi van Dam et al. - British Journal of Social Work 12 Sep 2017

This study evaluates the Youth Initiated Mentoring (YIM) program, which allows youth with complex needs to nominate a mentor from their own social network to collaborate with care professionals and their families as an alternative to out-of-home placement.  

Nina Spröber-Kolb et al. - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This report summarizes the findings from various studies investigating child sexual abuse within institutional care throughout Austria, Germany, and Switzerland and offers suggestions for future research and intervention. 

Miriam Rassenhofer, Nina Spröber-Kolb, Paul L. Plener, Michael Kölch, and Jörg M. Fegert - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This study investigated the prevalence and nature of abuse experienced by children in secular and non-secular care institutions in Germany. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

JAS3 Jul 2017
Palais de Congres; Paris

Avons-nous progresse? Est-ce mieux ailleurs? Comment-relever les nouveaux defis?

Margrite Kalverboer, Daan Beltman, Carla van Os and Elianne Zijlstra - The International Journal of Children's Rights 1 Jul 2017

This article offers a framework for determining the best interests of the child in decision-making processes concerning children in migration procedures.

Lorena Gazzotti - Business Standard30 Jun 2017

Germany is considering plans to open two reception centers in Morocco for repatriated children.