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Child-Friendly Asia-Pacific network conference, Indonesia 30 June-2 July

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  • Tim Gill
    Apologies for cross-posting. Best wishes Tim Tim Gill Writer and consultant www.rethinkingchildhood.com ENGAGING CHILDREN 2nd International Conference of the
    Message 1 of 4 , May 3, 2011
      Apologies for cross-posting.

      Best wishes

      Tim Gill
      Writer and consultant


      2nd International Conference of the Child Friendly Asia Pacific Network

      Surakarta City, Indonesia 30 June - 2 July 2011


      The 2nd Child Friendly Asia Pacific International conference, through the
      generous support of the Indonesian governments Ministry for Woman's
      Empowerment and Child Protection will be held in Surakarta City, Indonesia
      in late June. The focus of the conference will be on engaging children
      including supporting the role of children as active citizens and working
      with children to evaluate the quality of their environments. In addition to
      formal conference presentations delegates will have the opportunity to meet
      and engage in hands-on research activities with local children in the city,
      take field trips, be a dinner guest of the Minister of Woman's Empowerment
      and Child Protection and enjoy a cultural night with the Mayor of Surakarta

      Keynote speakers over the three-days include:

      Dr. Judith Ennew, Researcher with the NGO Knowing Children, Bangkok,
      Thailand, and co-author Children as Active Citizens

      Professor Roger Hart, Co-Director, Children Environments Research Group,
      City University of New York and author of the seminal UNICEF publication
      Children's Participation

      Professor Karen Malone, Researcher, University of Western Sydney, CFAP
      Network Chair Professor Ricardo Henriques, State Secretary of Social Welfare
      and Human Rights, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Professor Economics
      Science at Universidade Federal Fluminense

      In addition to the main program and presentations child friendly city
      delegates from across the globe a special two-day symposium on Children and
      Risk in Natural Disasters will be chaired by Dr Julie Rudner and Dr Kumi
      Tashiro with panel members from Japan, Indonesia and New Zealand speaking on
      current activities in these countries to support children during and in the
      recovery of natural disasters. An executive meeting for CFAP as well as a
      special session on the CFAP accreditation program that will include panel
      presentations from key staff in regional UNICEF offices will also be held.
      There will be opportunities for delegates to present papers and a call for
      abstracts is now open. If you would like to present please send a 200 word
      abstract of your paper, paper title, identification of themed session to
      participate in and your contact details to kmalone@... by May 20,
      2011. Themed sessions include: Engaging children's views or Planning for and
      with children, and the special symposium Session: Children, Risk and Natural

      Conference Fee: $500 AUD (includes field trip, all lunches and dinners on
      both nights)

      If you would like to only participate in the conference please send your
      contact details so you are on the mailing list to receive further

      Endah Sri Rejeki endah.srirejeki@... or Karen Malone

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