Call for research papers on children's issues in Indonesia
JAKARTA, 23 August, 2010 — The Government of Indonesia and UNICEF are convening the best minds from academia and public service to examine cutting-edge research and good policy practices in a conference entitled “Research on Children’s Issues in Indonesia” which will be held in Jakarta on November 15, 2010.
Researchers are invited to submit papers for the conference before October 8, 2010 to Smeru Research Istitute, an implementing partner. The conference aims to address national and subnational issues that affect children and to give a higher profile and identity to issues faced by children in Indonesia. Participants will also discuss the impact of the current global economic crisis on children and other challenges faced by children irrespective of the recent crisis and to exchange research findings and evidence-based policy responses to provide better child-centred policies and solutions to meet the needs of children.
Contributions are welcome on any topics related to the above issues, including the following examples but not limited to:
Notification of acceptance of papers will be sent as soon as the reviewing process is completed, not later than October 20, 2010. For more information, please download this background file with the submission form.
Resources on Social Policy and Children
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