Events

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.

Nov 20
APFEL & The Fostering Network,

A European network of fostering organisations, APFEL (Acting for the Promotion of Fostering at European Level) is holding its eighth European conference entitled Foster Care Transforming Lives in Edinburgh on 20 November, in partnership with The Fostering Network. 

Nov 20
National Family Support Network,

In this webinar, the National Family Support Network and Be Strong Families will join together to provide an overview of the value of Parent Leadership opportunities for both programs and parents/caregivers. The organizations will detail resources, tools, technical assistance, and trainings they have available to support meaningful parent leadership development, including the Developing and Sustaining Effective Parent Advisory Committees Training and Parent Cafes.

Nov 20
OHCHR,

The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 20 November 1989. In the lead-up to the Convention’s 30th birthday, a series of events will be organized in celebration.

Nov 22
Family for Every Child,

Family Week is an opportunity for the Family Alliance to come together, celebrate, connect, learn and reflect on joint actions. Family Week will explore both achievements and challenges in connection with the theme of children’s rights, through a dynamic series of online events and sharing of members’ news, updates, and campaigns.

Dec 02
The Society for AIDS In Africa (SAA), the custodian of ICASA, and the Government of Rwanda,

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda at Kigali Convention Centre. 

Dec 03
Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB),

On the 30th anniversary of the UNCRC and the Children Act, join the CFAB 2019 Annual International Child Protection Lecture.

Mar 25
CWLA,

Sharing Ideas that Strengthen Families and Engage Communities to Promote Child Well-Being will bring together policy, research, and practice professionals from child- and family-serving systems in the United States and other countries, as well as youth, caregivers, and community partners, to share and advance more effective family supports and systems of care for children and families in the 21st century.

Apr 22
Human Rights Campaign,

This webinar features a panel of LGBTQ foster care alumni dedicated to creating change in the child welfare system.

Jun 25
IFCO,

This international conference, hosted by the International Foster Care Organization (IFCO), will profile initiatives that help children and youth in care thrive by promoting the creation of significant relationships, a sense of belonging to their family, their community, and their culture.

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 in Seattle, Washington, USA from 13-16 October 2020.