Conference on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Call for Papers
The Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 (‘The UNCRC’) will be 21 years old in 2010. The School of Law, Magee, University of Ulster, will mark this milestone on June 19-20, 2010 with a multi-disciplinary, 2-day International Conference involving academics, practitioners, and students from the fields of law and child protection. The themes of the Conference include (but are not restricted to) such diverse topics as:
|Domestic interpretation and implementation of the Children’s Convention|
|Adoption/Fostering and Special Guardianship|
|‘Family life’ and Children’s Rights|
|Children’s Rights as Socio-economic Rights|
This is an International Society of Family Law Regional Conference.
The conference will consist of a number of keynote speaker plenary sessions, round table discussions and break-out panels, with a Gala Conference Dinner on the Saturday evening and a range of sight-seeing and/or social events over the course of the Conference weekend.
Abstracts of around 250 words should reach the Conference Committee by 16th April 2010. Abstracts of paper proposals should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . Individuals will be informed by 23rd April as to whether their paper proposal has been accepted.
Conference Registration Fee £120
Concessionary Registration Fee (students/unwaged) £25
Conference Dinner £30
Concessionary Dinner £20
Registration fee includes conference materials, tea and coffee, lunch and breakfast