EUROCHILD Annual Conference 21-23 November 2007 Malta

Eurochild's next Annual Conference will take place from 21 to 23 November 2007 in Malta. This year's title will be: “Preventing social exclusion of children and young people in Europe: Participation & early intervention”.



17 October - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

On 17 October, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Eurochild urges EU member states to keep fighting child poverty also beyond the "light year"

 

 



I-st International Conference KEEPING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE SAFE ONLINE Warsaw, Poland 16-17 October 2007

On the 16-17 th of October at the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw there took place an International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online".

XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

XIth ISPCAN Conference
XIth ISPCAN Conference
Supporting Prevention and Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect: Role of Professionals, Communities and Families

We are pleased to inform you about the XIth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect which will take place November 18-21, 2007, in Lisbon, Portugal.

22nd Annual SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILD AND FAMILY MALTREATMENT

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego present the 22nd Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. The conference is directed to a multidisciplinary audience from the fields of medicine, mental health, interviewing, child welfare, advocacy, law, law enforcement, education, family support, public policy and research.

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ACTION TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN: Establish a Special Representative to the UN Secretary-General

Violence is a daily reality for millions of children around the world, affecting girls and boys of all ages, all social contexts, and all nationalities. In every part of their lives —their homes and families, schools, institutions, workplaces and communities — children may be beaten, sexually assaulted, tortured, and even killed. The perpetrators of this violence are often the very individuals who are responsible for protecting children – their parents, guardians, teachers, employers, the police and security forces.

Child: Witness with Special Needs in Poland

Your Honour, I am scared
Your Honour, I am scared
The first stage of the campaign "Child: Witness with Special Needs" was carried out in Poland in the years 2004-2005. On February 22, 2004, during a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Justice and the Nobody's Children Foundation, 2004 was announced the Year of Child Victims of Crime. Moreover, several programs were inaugurated, aimed at protecting children from crime and supporting child victims of crime who participate in legal procedures.


European Master in Childrens Rights

European Master in Childrens Rights
European Master in Childrens Rights
The Free University in Berlin is offering a new interdisciplinary Master Programme “European Master in Children’s Rights” starting in October 2007. The programme is directed to everyone who wants to stand up for the interests of children e.g. in youth welfare services, schools, the media, legal services, health care or development cooperation.

I am going to court

I am going to court - cover, Latvia
I am going to court - cover, Latvia
The activity book for children to help them in getting ready for witnessing in court. It is dedicated for younger children (5-12 years old) and should be filled in by a child under the supervision of a professional or a parent or a caregiver. By short and easy description it helps to understand the institution of court justice and the role and obligations of a little witness. The book was published in Poland in 2002.

Meeting of National Contact Points in the Baltic Sea Region

It was the 4th meeting of National Contact Points that took place in Warsaw from 8th to 9th of May 2007. It was organized by the Council of the Baltic Sea States and was held on the premises of Polish Ministry of Interior and Administration. The meeting provided an excellent opportunity for continuation of the discussion on issues such as unaccompanied and trafficked children in the Baltic Sea region, or mapping cases of trafficking in children.