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Expert Consultation on Family and Parenting Support, 26-27 May

16 May 2014
Family in Turkey
The aim of this consultation is to bring together researchers, academics and international agencies to discuss global concepts, frameworks, policy orientations and elements of provision in relation to family and parenting support.

The Office of Research, in collaboration with University of Oxford, Department of Social Policy and Intervention is currently conducting a global study on family and parenting suppor policy and provision. Preliminary findings from this study will be shared and used as a framework for the 2-day discussion on these broadly defined topics:

- Drivers of policy and provision: social and structural factors
- The nature and continuum of services: from universal to targeting those most at risk; from ages 0-18
- Key actors: the role of state, communities, civil society, families, parents and children
- Gendered roles and responsibilities for parenting

This meeting will gather about 30 experts and professionals from different parts of the world.