IRC Networking and Events

©UNICEF/MENA04261/Akijian - A group of youth participants at the Regional Youth Forum, held at the Region Hotel, Amman - 29 October - 1 November 2000. 2000


IRC Seminars and External Presentations

10-13 May
Gordon Alexander, Director of the Office of Research, delivered a speech during the World Conference on Drowning Prevention, Danang, Viet Nam.

11 May
'Children left behind by internal migrant parents in Thailand', presentation at IRC work-in-progress seminar series by Andrew Claypole, Chief of Social Policy, UNICEF Thailand.

6 June
'Institutions, inequality and growth', presentation at IRC work-in-progress seminar series by Richard Bluhm, Research Fellow at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance of Maastricht University, Netherlands, and UNU-MERIT, and by Adam Szirmai, Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT; and Professor of Development Economics at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance.

15 June
'Children and Multidimensional Poverty in the European Union', presentation at IRC work-in-progress seminar series by Geranda Notten, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Ottawa, Canada; and Keetie Roelen, Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, UK, in the Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction team and member of the Centre for Social Protection.

30 June
Presentation of IRC's Report Card 8 at 'Child Well-Being and Quality of Childcare', seminar organized by the European Alliance for Families and the European Commission, DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Brussels

External conferences and events

4-8 July
Université d'été autour des droits de l'enfant : Droits de l'enfant et le médias, Le Centre interdisciplinaire en droits de l'enfant, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium [in French]

11-15 July
10th Biennial conference of Caribbean and International Social Work Educators Building bridges towards Caribbean integration and social development Fort de France, Martinique

27-30 July
Children's Well-Being: The research and policy challenges, 3rd International Conference of the International Society for Childhood Indicators, University of York, United Kingdom

14-16 September
ENOC 15th Annual Conference and General Assembly meeting, organized by the Ombudsman for Children Office of Poland/ENOC, Strasbourg

18-21 September
Challenging Social Responsibilities for Child Abuse and Neglect, 12th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Tampere, Finland, organized by the University of Tampere and the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect), together with NASPCAN (the Nordic Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)