International multidisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Salzburg, Austria, on 30 September - 2 October 2010. Organised by the University of Salzburg and the University of Wolverhampton, UK.
In recent years the volume of international research on 'Children and War', carried out by academics, governmental and non-governmental organisations and institutions as well as the media, has continually increased. At the same time there has been a growing public interest in
The Canadian Council for Refugees has just published a report, Detention and Best interests of the child, which shows that detention of children is NOT limited to exceptional circumstances and that their best interests are not always considered.
The CCR has just published a report, Detention and Best interests of the child, which shows that detention of children is NOT limited to exceptional circumstances and that their best interests are not always considered.
The Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) Student Caucus is pleased to announce that the Annual Student Conference will take place on April 8th and 9that York University, Toronto, Canada. This event offers Graduate and Undergraduate Students across disciplines and those with a keen interest in migration and refugee issues the opportunity to present and discuss their research ideas with fellow students, academics, professional, frontline practitioners, researchers and all those interested in forced migration issues.
UNHCR's Policy Development and Evaluation Service (PDES) is undertaking some research on unaccompanied children in Europe including Turkey), focusing particularly on Afghans, but possibly including Somalis and Iraqis as well. The research will examine both the profile of the unaccompanied children and the way they are treated in different European countries. The research is not limited to those children who claim asylum.
Please contact PDES at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any information or ideas to share on this issue.
(University of Salzburg & University of Wolverhampton)
INEE Members are welcome to contribute to an international multidisciplinary conference focused on Children and War: Past and Present will be held at the University of Salzburg, Austria, on 30 September - 2 October 2010.