On 9 December, child delegates use ribbon to create a symbolic web connecting them to each other, during a workshop on the first day of the Children's Forum at UNICEF House. The Forum, a substantive supporting event of the WFFC+5 plenary meeting at UNHQ, was organized by UNICEF, the international NGO Save the Children and other members of the Global Movement for Children coalition.
Innocenti Seminars, Meetings and Events 14 March
Launch of the book, Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses
, edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray. Published by Oxford University Press.
Florence, Italy 18 - 19 April
Expert meeting on the structural determinants of Child well-being.
Florence, Italy 16 - 20 April
Expert Consultation on Child Research Ethics, a joint project by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Southern Cross University and Childwatch.
External Conferences and Events 14 - 16 March
Conference on Disability-Inclusive MDGs and Aid Effectiveness
, second in a series of global forums jointly organised by Leonard Cheshire Disability and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
>br /> 23 - 25 May VIII International Conference
of The Latin American And Caribbean Research Network and Annual Regional Childwatch Meeting.
Caracas, Venezuela 29 - 30 May
International Policy Conference on the African Child - Intercountry Adoption: Alternatives and Controversies
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 26 - 29 June Representing Young People: Voice, Image, Practice, Power
Maynooth, Ireland 21 - 25 July
The 20th World IACAPAP Congress
on 'Brain, Mind and Development'.
Paris, France 5 - 7 September
Second International Conference of the International Childhood and Youth Research Network - Children, Young People and Adults: Extending the Conversation
Preston, England 14 - 17 October
First international conference of the Association of Schools of Social Work in Africa - Social Work: Towards Inclusion, Social Justice and Human Rights
White River, South Africa 15 - 19 October
The 5th World Congress
for the Rights of Children and Adolescents.
San Juan de Puerto Rico, Argentina 9 - 11 November
International conference organised by Carleton University - The rights of children and youth in research: ethical and policy implications.
Ottawa, Canada 26 -30 November
The 2012 Inter-Congress of International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciencesis - Children and Youth in a Changing World