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This international conference marked twenty years of the passing of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and in particular examined its impact in promoting children’s rights. The conference coincided with the launch of a special edition of the Child Care in Practice journal which Joe Duffy guest edited. This explored the Convention’s core themes of provision of services, participation and protection.
The conference was aimed at professionals working in the areas of law, social work, youth justice, children’s rights, education and health, and will include presentations by Gerison Lansdown , founding Director of the Children’s Rights Alliance for England, Patricia Lewsley , Commissioner for Children and Young People and Professor John Pinkerton , Chair in Child & Family Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast.