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'Opportunities and Challenges: Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child'
Date:February 7th, 2011

'Opportunities and Challenges: Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child'
 
1-2  June 2011

Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland


The Research Forum for the Child at Queen's University Belfast  is holding its annual seminar on the theme of  'Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child' at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland on 1st and 2nd June 2011. The opening address will be given by Professor Michael Freeman, Professor of English Law at University College London and Founding Editor of the International Journal on Children's Rights. Guest speakers also include Professor David Archard, Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Lancaster; Dr Asher Ben-Arieh, from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, an international expert on social indicators; Dr Ursula Kilkelly, expert on children's rights litigation and Director of the Child Law Clinic, University College Cork;  Gerison Lansdown, International Children's Rights Consultant and a Forum visiting scholar in 2011; and Professor Audrey Osler, University of Leeds, a leading expert on children's rights education.
 
The Research Forum for the Child welcomes the submission of abstracts for this event. Scholars from any discipline whose work relates to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and/or children's rights generally are warmly welcomed .


Please note that the deadline for submission of abstracts is 1 March 2011

Click here for Call for Abstracts

Click here for the Programme .

Click here for the Parallel Sessions .

The programme can also be accessed at:

http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/TheResearchForumForTheChild/News/June2011Conference/

Registration can be completed online at

http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/TheResearchForumForTheChild/News/June2011Conference/

Please note that registration for this event closes on 15 May 2011.

For further information see the Research Forum for the Child website or contact June Clawson j.clawson@qub.ac.uk

We look forward to welcoming you to Queen’s.
 
For further information see the Research Forum for the Child website or contact Dr Bronagh Byrne, b.byrne@qub.ac.uk



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