Find below the videos from the conference Facilitating Child Participation in Child Protection, that took place in Toronto on October 5th and 6th 2015. 

The full agenda is available here: CPICP Program – October 5-6 2015

Definition of participation – Armchair discussion (20 min.)

  • Susan Bissell, Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Landon Pearson, Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights

Definition of participation – Short presentations

  • Laura Wright, Right to Play (5 min.)
  • Ivette Fonseca, Plan Canada (5 min.)
  • Thaila Dixon-Eeet, Project C (5 min.)
  • Fred Hareau, Equitas (5 min.)
  • Linda Dale, Children/Youth as Peacebuilders (5 min.)

Ethical tensions – Panel presentations

  • Olivia Lecoufle, Save the Children Canada (10 min.)
  • Gillian Mann, Child Frontiers (10 min.)
  • William Myers, University of California at Davis (10 min.)
  • Kavita Ratna, Concerned for Working Children, India (10 min.)

Legal tensions – Panel presentations

  • Ben Elgaza, Youth
  • Kay Tisdall, University of Edinburgh
  • Lucy Jamieson, Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town
  • Irene Rizzini, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Richard Carothers, Partners in Technology Exchange & Dena Aufseeser, University of Maryland

Summary of Day One from conference participants & Practical Tensions – Presentations

  • Jason Hart, University of Bath (10 min.)
  • Gerison Lansdown, International children’s rights advocate (10 min.)
  • Anna Amy Ho, Former Crown Ward, Crisis Counsellor at Victim Services Toronto, Public Speaker, and Dancer/Aerialist (10 min.)

Monitoring and Evaluation – Training Session (2 hrs.)

  • Gerison Lansdown, International children’s rights advocate

Crucial tensions and future directions: Reviewing the conference themes and outcomes (15 min.)

  • Jo Boyden, University of Oxford