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. To view past event, visit the Events Archive page.

Oct 04
The Kemp Center, ISS-USA,

In 2020 the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on health disparities, poverty, and societal inequities. Meanwhile global protests awakened our collective and universal consciousness of systemic and institutional racism. In response, The Kempe Center launched A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare Conference to raise the collective consciousness of the impact of poverty, racism, oppression, othering, and inequality on the lives of children and families in child welfare systems.

Oct 04
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (the Alliance) is organizing the 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action over a virtual platform from the 4th to 8h of October 2021.

Oct 05
End Violence Against Children, WHO,

This webinar, hosted by the World Health Organization and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, offers an opportunity to explore the key findings of five decades of research into corporal punishment of children. Hearing from some of the world’s leading academics on the topic, participants will gain a thorough understanding of the impact of corporal punishment on children’s health and well-being, and evidence-based insights into strategies for its prevention.

Oct 10
Lumos, UBS Optimus Foundation,

The international children’s organisation Lumos, with support from the UBS Optimus Foundation, is pleased to extend an invitation to your organisation to respond to a Global Call for Evidence 

Oct 20
Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB),

An e-training for children’s social workers who work in child protection or on care proceedings cases with a crossborder element.

Nov 17
End Violence Against Children,

Hosted by the Early Childhood Development Action Network and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, this webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about the prevalence and impacts of corporal punishment in early life, to hear about global progress towards prohibiting and eliminating corporal punishment in the early years, including examples of good practice, and to discuss strategies for ending corporal punishment as a priority for promoting the rights and wellbeing of young children and supporting the development of peaceful and strong societies.