ERIC Number: ED458038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Children's Rights: Collected Papers Presented at the International Interdisciplinary Course on Children's Rights (5th, Ghent, Belgium, December 8-15, 2000). Ghent Papers on Children's Rights No. 6.
Verhellen, Eugeen, Ed.
Papers compiled in this sixth 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 43 papers cover a variety of relevant topics, including: (1) implementation of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child; (2) childhood development and competence; (3) human rights education; (4) views of childhood from various disciplines; (5) children's participation; (6) nongovernmental organizations; (7) UNICEF and children's rights; (8) economic issues and children's rights; (9) child labor; (10) children's rights in Europe; (11) children's rights in Africa; (12) protection and care of refugee children; (13) human rights monitoring; (14) international law related to children; and (15) UNESCO and children's rights. Most of the papers contain references. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Children, Childrens Rights, Civil Liberties, Competence, Compliance (Legal), Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Education, Foreign Countries, International Law, Nongovernmental Organizations, Refugees, 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
Authoring Institution: Ghent Univ. (Belgium). Children's Rights Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Africa
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child