This area is dedicated to providing information about the most important events regarding childhood and related issues taking place in Europe. You'll find information about seminars, conferences, training sessions and other similar events.
Children First and Foremost: Realising the rights of children and families in an irregular migration situation
26 February 2013
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THE RIGHT OF THE CHILD AND THE ADOLESCENT
TO HIS/HER SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY
May 2, 3 and 4, 2013
The University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB), the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), the University of Teacher Education Valais (HEP-VS), and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Valais, in close collaboration with the Council of Europe, are organizing the 5th Sion International Conference on the theme: THE RIGHT OF THE CHILD AND THE ADOLESCENT TO HIS/HER SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY
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Family and parenting support in challenging times
May 7 2013
Eurochild & UNESCO Policy Round Table on Family and Parenting Support
The event aims to promote a wider understanding at EU level of what family and parenting support is, what is really needed to support parenting, what are the lessons learned in this field and see possible ways to put those lessons into practice. The event will also address the issue of children falling behind very early in life and agree some key shared objectives.
Young People and Mental Health: Prevention and Early Intervention in Europe
Integrating the European Knowledge
May 30 2013
This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to explore the effectiveness of current policy measures at the EU level to ensure the positive mental health of children and young people, and raise awareness of prevention and early intervention. This symposium will allow delegates to discuss the vital role of health practitioners, as well as schools and parents in identifying warning signs for children and young people at high risk of mental health problems.
De l’enfant séparé au jeune adulte : quels défis?
Fribourg, mercredi 26 juin 2013
Axée sur la thématique du passage à l’âge adulte, cette journée donnera l’opportunité de mettre en lumière les difficultés liées à la transition, souvent délicate, de ces jeunes migrants vers la majorité, et de proposer des pistes d’action.
Young People and Sexual Health in Europe:
Improving Sexual Behaviours through Innovative Education and Engagement Strategies
September 4 2013
This timely international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity for participants to examine current sexual health related challenges and assess the progress made so far in tackling sexual health issues among young people at an EU level. The symposium will allow delegates from all sectors to exchange ideas and share best practices in improving the sexual behaviours of all young people in Europe through the development of innovative education, engagement and awareness strategies.
13-15 November 2013, Milan
Eurochild's 10th Annual Conference
The conference aims to promote wide recognition of children’s agency, empowerment and influence on their own lives, their families and communities and the society as a whole. Children are fully-fledged citizens with a voice of their own, not mere recipients or passive dependents of decisions made by others on their behalf.