Events Archive

United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner,

Dates: 17 January - 11 February 2022

Location: Geneva, Switzerland (Palais Wilson, Ground Floor Conference Room)

The following countries will present state reports for consideration:

Biennial Conference on Alternative Care for Children in Asia (BICON),

Register now for #BICON2021 and join this first of its kind regional forum to discuss ways in which organisations and countries can collaborate to strengthen the rights of children in Asia while preventing family separation. Find out more about this virtual event hosted 8th & 9th December.

Transitioning Children's Care Global Collaborative Care,

This webinar, co-hosted with the Martin James Foundation, will explore lessons learned in the development and strengthening of foster care systems in a number of countries and contexts, including emerging foster care systems in Bulgaria, Uganda, Cambodia, and Bangladesh as well as the more established foster care system in the UK, with a view to examining challenges and successes in implementation. The webinar will be moderated by Rebecca Smith, Global Head of Child Protection Programmes, Save the Children International.

SAYes Mentoring,

The purpose of this event series is to bring care experienced people and supporters from all over the world together to connect, expand and create new ideas for change. The Uganda Care Leavers Organisation (UCL) will lead this presentation.

Georgetown University,

This panel will discuss coronavirus-associated caregiver loss and the work being done by the international community, the U.S. government, and faith-based actors to support vulnerable children and turn the tide toward better care. It will be moderated by Gillian Huebner, executive director of the Georgetown University Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues.

Family for Every Child,

Developed by Family for Every Child's Disability Working Group, the toolkit aims to strengthen the capacity of CSOs, social workers, service providers, government institutions and Members of the Family Alliance to include children with disabilities and their families in their advocacy, service delivery or other work. During the workshop, Disability Working Group members will share more on the purpose and vision of the toolkit, and demonstrate how to use it. 

Early Childhood Development Action Network,

The webinar will share findings detailed in a policy brief that features an increased focus on the well-being and working conditions of caregivers in the informal economy. The brief highlights the need to consider sustainable policy and protection responses instead of quick, short-term measures for more disability inclusive, gender-transformative, and equitable solutions.

African Child Policy Forum,

African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has organized a Pan-African event under the theme “The Economic Case for Investing in Children and Celebrating Model Practices in Africa”. The event will be held virtually on 18th November 2021 at 16:00-18:00 hrs (EAT).

Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform,

This webinar will provide an introduction to trauma-informed care from various perspectives and vantage points. The webinar aims to provide basic understanding of trauma informed care, and different approaches and tools that have been used in a range of contexts and with various populations of children and those around them.

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.