Past Events

08
Dec
2017
A 3-day course for anyone working with First Nation, Inuit & Metis youth.
23
Nov
2017
Right To Play International and the International Institute for Children's Rights in Development (IICRD) invite you and your colleagues to join us for an exciting first in a series of webin
21
Nov
2017
IICRD's Micheal Montgomery is moderating a panel discussion on Tuesday, November 21st at the Canadian Museum of Nature
20
Sep
2017
IICRD is hosting the Rap2Grow (Response Able Paths to Growth© ),  in beautiful downtown Victoria, BC - exact location TBA.  
12
Mar
2017
The All Nations Youth Empowerment Network formerly known as the BC Aboriginal Youth Workers Network sponsored by the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation are hosting an Abo
09
Mar
2017
IICRD's YouLEAD program will be hosting an ART of HOSTING training for YouthWorkers and Practitioners from March 9th to 12th 2017 at Sts’ailes Lhawathet Lalem; a renowned retreat facility near
29
Aug
2016
The International Institute for Child Rights and Development, World Vision International, Colombia University
23
Jun
2016
CPID & YouLEAD CERTIFICATE SERIES PRESENTS:
10
Mar
2016
Come join us in Terrace, British Colombia from March 10 -13th 2016 to learn new skills to better support the young people you are working with!
25
Jan
2016
A National Career Development Conference supported by the Counseling Foundation of Canada  See http://cannexus.ca/CX/?q=en and hosted by Ceric.
21
Jan
2016
A YouLEAD Community engagement and informaiton session will be held in Midland Ontario on January 21st at the Healing Lodge.
02
Dec
2015
IICRD's Annual General Meeting   @ theDock - Centre for Social Impact, 300-3 Fan Tan Alley, Victoria, BC
26
Nov
2015
Come join us for this exciting training course and learn new tools to engage young people in social change using culturally grounded experiential tools to be held Nov 26-29 2015 at the South Thomps
17
Nov
2015
Images and stories of human trafficking featuring the photography of artist Tony Hoare Opening Launch and Reception
22
Oct
2015
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 you
06
Oct
2015
ICPNC and Ryerson University are hosting an international conference next week on Facilitating Child Participation in International Child Protection which will act as our 2nd 2015 face to face meet
01
Oct
2015
The Leadership Conference 2015: Leadership.Complex.World is a scholar/practitioner conference addressing the current reality of leadership by embracing the complexity, ambiguity, and interconnected
24
Sep
2015
Through speakers, panels and films, participants will gain an understanding of these issues in Victoria and will learn what resources are available.  This event will appeal to youth workers, counse
24
Sep
2015
We invite you to join an upcoming webinar about measuring the separation of children from their families in emergency settings.
23
Jul
2015
Very little evidence exists about the numbers of children living and working on the streets globally, undermining efforts to ensure they receive adequate and appropriate care.
09
Jul
2015
Through speakers, panels and films, participants will gain an understanding of these issues in Victoria and will learn what resources are available.
07
Jul
2015
Supporting implementation of the goals and targets to end violence against children - Update on Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, Susan Bissell, UNICEF
11
Jun
2015
The International Congress on “Children and the law” aims to share knowledge and experience about the children's contact with the justice system as victims, witnesses or offenders.
04
Jun
2015
For an amazing professional development opportunity, REGISTER by filling out the following form and email it to: info@iicrd.org The Journey registration form 2015 CPID_0_0.docx  
27
May
2015
Join the CP MERG for a webinar and lively discussion!  
14
May
2015
Who: IICRD associate Suzanne Williams will be co-chairing with former British Columbia Supreme Court JusticeDonna Martinson, 
17
Apr
2015
We are thrilled to invite you to celebrate with us the grand opening of the Broadway Youth Resource Centre!!!  
20
Mar
2015
CANCELLED This course will be postponed until further notice. The next available CPID course will be The Journey on May 7-10, 2015.
03
Mar
2015
This introductory course explores the guiding principles, philosophy and methods of the International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD)’s approach to child protection in developmen
30
Jan
2015
IICRD, in collaboration with the Child Protection in Crisis Learning Network, present a 2015 webinar series:   Reaching the Most Vulnerable Children: 
14
Jan
2015
This e-learning course aims to equip professionals who hold responsibilities for implementing child safeguarding policies within their organisations with a basic understanding of the key issues, co
08
Dec
2014
Webinar: "Integrating Early Childhood Development and Violence Prevention"
03
Dec
2014
The International Juvenile Justice Observatory organizes its 6th International Conference:
02
Dec
2014
 ESTABLISH, ENHANCE and EXPAND Teen/Student/Youth/Peer Court and Jury December 2-4, 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  The Fremont Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, USA
01
Dec
2014
You are hereby invited to the combined IICRD Annual General Meeting and Board Meeting, Celebrating 20 years of IICRD  
22
Nov
2014
The International Institute for Child Rights and Development would like to invite you to our new initiative: The Child Thrive Action Forum
17
Nov
2014
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the most extensively ratified human rights treaty in the world.
05
Nov
2014
This e-learning course introduces staff members of (international) development agencies and NGOs to the legal frameworks protecting and governing education in emergencies.
13
Oct
2014
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN), in partnership with its national Chapters in Africa and the support of partners, organizes bi-annual
02
Oct
2014
Developing Child-Centered Practice in Law, Social Work and Policy for Cross-Border Families
30
Sep
2014
The International Council For Children's Play ​27th World Play Conference will be held at the VUB University in Brussels, Belgium on February 1-3, 2015 - organized in co-operation with the Vrije Un
11
Sep
2014
The summer school on access to justice for children will be held at Casale la Sterpaia (Tenuta di San Rossore) on the 11-12-13 September. The Venue is easily reachable from Pisa airport.
03
Sep
2014
Our conference theme is "Keeping Children Safe in Africa: Identifying and Addressing the Challenges” and the sub-themes are:
03
Sep
2014
This advanced e-learning course introduces staff members of (international) development agencies and NGOs to child rights programming.
27
Aug
2014
The emergence of the child as a subject of rights has been influenced by developmental, social, political, and legal theories.
23
Aug
2014
IICRD is offering a four day training course on creative approaches for engaging young people in social change at Royal Roads University.
26
Jul
2014
Initiatives of Change, in partnership with Child to Child Trust and Universal Education Foundation are thrilled to invite you to the second edition of CATS: Children as Actors for Transforming Soci
11
Jul
2014
World class training on Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: the Right to be Heard
07
Jul
2014
Frontiers of Children's Rights provides a comprehensive children's rights course, which takes a close look at contemporary children's rights issues from a legal perspective accompanied by reflectio
02
Jul
2014
This e-learning course focuses on sexual abuse and exploitation of children in all settings, with special emphasis on commercial sexual exploitation of children.
09
Jun
2014
Not So Sweet: Hazardous Child Labour, with a focus on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast
30
May
2014
Are you a youth leader? Have you launched/are launching your own socio-economic enterprise? Do you believe in social change and youth-led international development?
24
May
2014
Postponed until further notice. IICRD's Child Protection in Development Certificate Series
23
May
2014
This spring, the CHRC will host a two-day symposium at Loyola University Chicago.
20
May
2014
IPA extends a warm invitation to the IPA World Conference 2014 in Istanbul from 20th to 23rd May 2014.
14
May
2014
Now in its thirteenth year Spirit is a two day conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions, practical workshops, great food and networking opportunities for playworkers, p
12
May
2014
Second Annual Global Event
05
May
2014
Summer Academy at the International Institute for Student Support Led by Derek Peterson, International Child/Youth Advocate in Developmental Ecology
10
Apr
2014
07
Apr
2014
 The Joint Council on International Children’s Services is hosting its 38th Annual Child Welfare Symposium in San Francisco, CA. 2014's Symposium will include the following tracks:  
02
Apr
2014
The Howard League for Penal Reform is a leading voice in the world of youth justice.
01
Apr
2014
Columbia School of Social Work Columbia University, New York City June 11th – June 13th, 2014
28
Mar
2014
We're looking for youth who are making a mark on their community and want to join HeartWood for our Spring leadership program! WHO: 15-18 yr old change-makers in Nova Scotia
27
Mar
2014
The TRC will host seven national events in different regions across Canada.
18
Mar
2014
The Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal Youth Conference is hosted by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and their Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (BCAAFC - PAYC).
15
Mar
2014
An Evidence-based Approach to Child Protection Systems Strengthening
03
Mar
2014
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) presents an exhibition and debate about Child Marriage at the Salle des Pas Perdus, Palais des Nations 6:00 pm Opening Reception
03
Mar
2014
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) presents an exhibition and debate about Child Marriage at the Salle des Pas Perdus, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
03
Mar
2014
The MCR Module 5 on the theme ‘Children in contact with the law’ will be held at the University Institute Kurt Bösch, in Sion (Switzerland) from 3 to 7 March 2014 and will deal with juvenile justic
27
Feb
2014
The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack cordially invites you to the launch of our new study: Education under Attack 2014    
24
Feb
2014
Although primary school enrollment is increasing around the world, a staggering 57 million children are still not in the classroom.  Half of these children live in countries torn by conflict – and
18
Feb
2014
The Circle of Courage® Workshop during the 2014 Vancouver Island Seminars is scheduled for Friday, April 25, from 8:30-4:30, at the Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites in Victoria, British Columbia.
17
Feb
2014
This full day symposium for high school-aged youth will increase awareness, build empathy, and identify opportunities for youth involvement around critical development issues. Cost $15.
11
Feb
2014
This event is hosted by the Children & Youth in Challenging Contexts (CYCC) Network.
05
Feb
2014
In 2013, half of the 57 million children out of school live in countries affected by conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies.
02
Feb
2014
International Development Week (IDW) is held annually the first week of February.  IDW highlights and illustrates the work of Canada's development community.
30
Jan
2014
The Millennium declaration depicts the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as the world’s time-bound targets for addressing extreme poverty, hunger, disease, child mortality and maternal heal
30
Jan
2014
This conference will explore the complex nature of the social, physical and biological environments that shape children’s development.
25
Jan
2014
21
Jan
2014
IICRD will present the CPID program and web platform at the National Career Development Conference in Ottawa.
20
Jan
2014
A National Career Development Conference supported by the Counseling Foundation of Canada  See http://cannexus.ca/CX/?q=en
18
Jan
2014
On 15 January 2014, prior to the CRC review of the Holy See, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the International Federation for
18
Jan
2014
BCCIC and Street Spirits Theatre Company will be hosting a youth-driven social action theatre performance on Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre.
16
Jan
2014
BC Council for International Cooperation Photo Contest
13
Jan
2014
The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties.
06
Dec
2013
Annual General Meeting of the International Institute for Child Right and Development
20
Nov
2013
National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year.
18
Nov
2013
The World We Want Platform is hosting its fifth interactive session of its Peoples' Voices Series - "Children and the Post-2015 Agenda." In this event, panelists will explore how children's issues
15
Nov
2013
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education invites you to the 2013 Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity conference from Friday 15 November to Saturday 16 November 2013 at The University of Melbourne
14
Nov
2013
Alternative care and safe accommodation: what are we learning about alternative care for children generally and what does 'safe accommodation' for trafficked children look like? Wednesday 14th Nove
11
Nov
2013
The Art of Participatory Leadership and Social Collaboration How do we lead together when we don't know where we are going -- working with surprise and complexity.
07
Nov
2013
Co-hosted by the Global Compact and Child and Youth Finance International, this webinar will explore how companies are finding ways to empower children and youth through financial literacy and incl
01
Nov
2013
The 19 Days Campaign is a WWSF initiative launched in 2011 by the Children-Youth Section and sponsored by the Women's World Summit Foundation - WWSF and other partners.
30
Oct
2013
This e-learning course aims to equip professionals with a basic understanding of the key issues pertaining to child protection and safeguarding.
17
Oct
2013
The theme is Working together towards a world without discrimination Building on the experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty
16
Oct
2013
Counter-Child Trafficking Conference is a global online conference which aims to bring together those working on child-trafficking around the world to discuss various interventions and issues.
15
Oct
2013
Part One: Multi-disciplinary Teams in Communities and Local Health Facilities  
11
Oct
2013
The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network is pleased to announce a series of webinars exploring important topics for children affected by sexual exploitation and related trafficking.
02
Oct
2013
(Simultaneous interpretation in English and French will be available)