Better Care Network highlights upcoming events that are related to children's care around the globe. These events include calls for papers or submissions, requests, conferences, webinars, and more.

Jul 15
Down to Zero Alliance,

In this webinar, partners representing the Down to Zero Alliance, governments, and the travel & tourism sector in the region will take stock of the key challenges, including implications of the pandemic, versus progress made up to date in respect to child protection; to commit, through a joint statement calling for the travel and tourism recovery phase to keep child protection as a primary consideration.

Jul 21
Advocacy Working Group COVID-19 Advocacy Team (CAT), The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This webinar will examine the Spanish incident as a case study for why governments should consult child protection advisers when loosening lockdown orders.

Jul 23
Better Care Network and SOS Children's Villages International,

This webinar, hosted by Better Care Network and SOS Children's Villages International, will feature the voices of careleavers and young people who served as co-trainers in the Leaving Care project, as well as others. Panelists will discuss the training, building a supportive network for care leavers, and the support needed to ensure that the rights of young people in alternative care are respected and that they are prepared for an independent life.

Jul 28
The National Family Support Network,

The National Family Support Network has developed a unique 1-day in-person/virtual training for Program staff to maximize the great potential of Parent Advisory Committees.

Aug 31
COVID-19 Case Management MOOC Taskforce,

This massive online open course (MOOC) aims to enhance understanding of the heightened protection risks and vulnerabilities that children are facing around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 08
Christian Alliance for Orphans,

The purpose of this event is to give leaders the opportunity to be part of transitioning an organization from residential care to family care, via interaction around a fictional case study.

Oct 13
Be Strong Families, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Families Canada, Seattle Human Services, & National Family Support Network,

The biennial Together for Families Conference is a unique event that connects various stakeholders from across the U.S. and Canada in the Family Support and Strengthening Field to focus on quality practice. The conference will be held virtually from 13-16 October 2020.  

Nov 15

The ISPCAN 2020 Congress will be held in Adelaide, Australia from 15-18 November 2020.

Jun 01

ISPCAN in partnership with Italian country partner, CISMAI, will be hosting the 2020 European Congress in the Rimini Convention Center. The event has been postponed from its original dates (June 22-24, 2020) to June 2021. 

Jun 01
Nka (The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre) Linnaeus University and Eurocarers,

The 3rd International Young Carers Conference will build on the conclusions from the 2nd International Conference and will reflect on the concrete actions required to enable young carers to reach their full potential.