International Care Leavers’ Convention 2020: Key Takeaways

Udayan Care, University of Hildesheim – Germany, Kinderperspectief, SOS Children’s Villages

The International Care Leavers Convention brought together Care Leavers at an international level to amplify the voices of children and young people and provide them with a platform to learn, share and exchange experiences, knowledge and challenges with the intention of attracting the attention of decision makers to act upon their demands. This document highlights some key takeaways from the event.

Pre-event one: How to Connect with the Larger World? The Need for Care Networks
Pre-Event 2: My Care, My Voice
Pre-Event 3: Contribution of Research on Care Leaving – the Global Experience
Pre-Event 4: Poster Contest – presentation on posters and adjudication by Jury
Convention - Day 1
Convention - Day 2 (First Half)
Convention - Day 3
Cafe Convention
Key Takeaways from Convention - Post Event