Check out: Children Displaced Across Borders Conference

“CHILDREN DISPLACED ACROSS BORDERS: BRIDGING POLICY, PRACTICE, AND DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO FURTHER HUMAN RIGHTS” 

A binational conference, to be held at the University of Houston and Swansea University in Wales

November 18-19, 2016

Practitioners, attorneys, advocates, researchers, and students in both Houston and in Wales will come together to discuss challenges faced by immigrant, refugee, asylee, and trafficked children and youth.

Professor Ellen Marrus will be speaking during the Best Interests session on Saturday.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) will serve as the conference’s organizing framework. Conference speakers and panelists will examine how the UNCRC’s human rights lens can inform practice, policy, and research impacting children who have been displaced from their home countries.

Register for the conference here by November 14, 2016. There is no registration fee for attending this conference. CLE’s are available (6.0 on Friday/3.0 on Saturday). Please contact cdab@uh.edu with questions.

Please check the agenda here: http://www.uh.edu/socialwork/news/events/2016-ChildrenDisplacedAcrossBorders/

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