The IFCWs Sixteenth Annual Summit of Child Welfare Leaders. Children in Poverty (IFCW)

Venue: Reval Hotel Olympia

Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2005 End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2005
Registration Date: Aug 01, 2005
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: May 31, 2005
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Main Topics

1. Child-centered approach
Can a child be poor? (Welfare, poverty, poverty linked to income, children as active individuals, welfare index, poverty of individuals and households, reflection of poverty in children’s life – relative deprivation and social exclusion, child labour, children in armed conflicts)

2. Approach through parent
Poor parenthood? (Changing society, parenthood patterns, childhood, changes in the traditional family model, reconciliation of work and family life, unemployment, social exclusion, access to community’s resources, family relations)

3. Social-political approach
What are the roles and possibilities of the community/state/NGOs in alleviating poverty? (Social justice, child as a citizen, children’s access to education, health care and hobbies, enhancing personal social skills, media and advertising)

Important Dates 2005
April 15 Second Announcement
May 31 Abstract submission deadline
June 30 Notification of abstract acceptance; Deadline for preliminary registration and accommodation reservation
September 19-23 IFCW WorldForum

The official language of the conference is English. Simultaneous translation into Estonian and Russian will be provided during plenary and panel sessions.

Registration and Abstract Submission
Information about registration and abstract submission is available at the Forum homepage in English. Please use the electronic registration form for registration.


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