International conference "Protect my childhood!"

The conference will look at good examples of services to ensure children's rights through strengthening and protection of the family

The International Conference "Protect my childhood!“ is being organised by the Informal Coalition of NGOs for Child Rights, supported by Eurochild. It will take place on 30 April 2015 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The general objective of the event is to promote children’s rights and well-being through supporting and strengthening parents and families as the focus of the decision-making at national and local level. Therefore, the main focus of the event is comprehensive support for the families, finding the best practical models and methodologies, as well as examples of services and support tools to ensure children's rights are realised. It is crucial to strengthen and support parents and families to ensure children’s grow up with their parents and prevent institutional care.

A draft programme can be downloaded here.

For more information please contact Agata D'Addato.

Date: 30 April 2015
Time: 09:30 to 16:00
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania