ERIC Number: ED457957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Children's Rights: Collected Papers Presented at the International Interdisciplinary Course on Children's Rights (4th, Ghent, Belgium, December 10-17, 1999). Ghent Papers on Children's Rights No. 5.
Verhellen, Eugeen, Ed.
Papers compiled in this fourth annual conference collection deal with views and theories on children's rights and provide extensive information on background, motivation, strategies, and main trends in the field of children's rights. Following the welcome addresses to the conference, the 42 papers cover a variety of relevant topics, including: (1) human rights education; (2) the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child; (3) children's rights and children's development; (4) images of childhood; (5) nongovernmental organizations and children's rights; (6) children's quality of life; (7) child labor; (8) international human rights treaties; (9) economic issues and children's rights; (10) the World Bank and children's rights; (11) UNICEF and children's rights; and (12) education and children's rights. Most of the papers contain references. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Children, Childrens Rights, Compliance (Legal), Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, International Law, Nongovernmental Organizations, Well Being
University of Ghent, Children's Rights Centre, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium ($75, plus $15 postage). Tel: +09-264-62-81; Fax: +09-264-64-93.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Swedish Save the Children, Stockholm (Sweden).; British Council, London (England).; United Nations Children's Fund, Geneva (Switzerland).
Authoring Institution: Ghent Univ. (Belgium). Children's Rights Centre.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child