This conference aims to enhance aftercare policies and institutional practices through connecting alternative care stakeholders and setting a platform for learning and collaboration among Arab nations to overcome the challenges of “Aftercare”. The conference will be held in Cairo, Egypt on the 7th and 8th of April 2019.
The conference aims at advancing aftercare mechanisms in the Arab region through sharing experiences and shedding light on best practices promoting care leavers’ inclusion into society and their independence.
A diverse group of dignitaries and experts in the field of children without parental care will participate to share their experiences and proposed solutions to the challenges facing youth in leaving care as well as explore potential partnerships and synergies.
The participation of care leavers is a key component across the two-day conference to enable them share their opinions, their personal experiences and challenges and help establish a sustainable aftercare system.