International Forum on Youth Trafficking

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00am to 1:30pm

The Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) in partnership with the International Forum for Child Welfare (IFCW) welcomes leaders in the fields of child welfare, child and youth mental health and youth justice to the International Forum on Child and Youth Trafficking.


Morning begins at 10:00 am with:



Gordon Phaneuf, CEO, 

Child Welfare League of Canada


Theresa Costello, President, 

International Forum for Child Welfare


Keynote Speaker:


Dr. Susan Bissell, Chief of Child Protection,

UNICEF International


Panel on:

Child and Youth Exploitation: Trends, Developments and Partnerships


Guest Speaker: 


Christine James-Brown, CEO, 

Child Welfare League of America


Panel on:

Child and Youth Trafficking: How much do we know?


Adjourn at 4:30 pm

Spaces are Limited

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Registration $79.00 (includes lunch)
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Imagine a world where we build on the core strengths of children, their families, and communities, to create dignity, belonging, and justice for all.


Contact Info

International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD)

based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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+1 (250) 891-2424

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