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Bringing children in from the margins: Symposium on child rights impact assessment.

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Location

Faculty of Social Sciences Building
120 University Avenue University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Canada
Event date: 
14 May 2013 - 9:00am - 15 May 2013 - 5:00pm

Description:

This is the first international gathering for Canadian policy makers, child-focused professionals and researchers to explore the growing use of Child Rights Impact Assessment as a process to advance child well-being.

Experts from government, Children's Commissioners and researchers from more than eight countries will share insights about the approaches, institutional conditions, benefits and challenges for policy and legislative development and other proposals affecting children.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity for learning, exchange and networking in a multidisciplinary community. Visit www.unicef.ca/childimpactsymposium for more information and updates.

The symposium is organized by UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children, the Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre of the University of Ottawa, and the New Brunswick Office of the Child and Youth Advocate.

Registration opens March 15th at www.unicef.ca/childimpactsymposium

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