National Conference on Keeping Kids Safe and Connected
Champions for Children and Youth 2013 B.C. Summit:
A National Conference on Keeping Kids Safe and Connected
April 24/25, 2013 – Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver
- Behaviour modeling
- Cultivating child-friendly communities
- Bully proofing
- Roles of government and institutions in youth safety
- Needs of Aboriginal children and youth in the community
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Children and Youth Strategy 2009
In many developing countries, children are 13 times more likely to die before they reach the age of five.
A New Paradigm for Understanding, Unlearning and Addressing Bias in Society
Attended by Canada’s foremost experts in anti-racism and anti-discrimination, this three-day symposium offers a unique opportunity for key policymakers, community groups, researchers and activists to engage in a lively discussion on issues which are hot and high on the national agenda:
♦ Canada’s Demographic Shift
♦ International Qualifications
♦ Policing and Human Rights
♦ Racial and Social Profiling
♦ Media and Anti-racism
♦ The Color of Poverty
♦ Equity in Education
Symposium speakers include experts and practitioners with rich background and extensive experience in the subject matter, such as Will Kymlicka, Queen’s University; Gaétan Cousineau, Président, Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse, Québec; Commissioners Marie Wilson and Chief Wilton Littlechild of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission; Lorna Williams, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge and Learning, University of Victoria; Micheline Milot, Directrice, Centre d'études ethniques des universités montréalaises; Madeline Ziniak, Vice President, OMNI; Clinton Timothy Curle, Canadian Museum for Human Rights; Jessica Yee, Executive Director of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network; the Hon. Jean Augustine, Fairness Commissioner, Ontario and others.
Through its Award of Excellence initiative as an integral part of the symposium, CRRF also recognizes public, private or voluntary organizations whose efforts represent excellence and innovation in combating racism. The award recipients will be honoured at the Award Ceremony and are invited to share their best practices and successes with other participants.
By bringing together stakeholders from leading community and human rights organizations, the provincial and federal government, the participants will benefit from a lively and informative forum with the added advantage of networking and cross-regional learning exchange.
World Report on Child Injury Prevention
The World Report examines the five major causes of child injury: road traffic injury, drowning, bu
Guidelines for the Alternative Care for Children
The Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children were borne from a recognition of significant gaps in the implementation of the UNCRC for millions of children worldwide either without,
Doing Better for Children
The well-being of children is high on the policy agenda across the OECD. But what is the actual state of child well-being today?
OECD Report on Well-being of Children (Canada)
Canada receives solid marks in “Doing Better for Children”, the OECD’s first report on the well‐being of children.
The Early Years Conference - The Rights of the Child