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28
Sep

25th International Forum of the German Congress on Crime Prevention

Online
Organizer: German Prevention Congress

25th International Forum of the German Congress on Crime Prevention

Online
Organizer: German Prevention Congress

In view of the developments of the Corona crisis and in keeping with the main topic "Prevention in the Digital World – Smart Prevention", the 25th German Prevention Congress will not be held on site in Kassel, but will be digital and interactive.

The 25th DPT-Digital on 28/29 September 2020 will consist of four areas:

  1. DPT-TV: Two days TV/Internet programme with many live elements
  2. DPT-online-seminars: 12 lectures are presented live online, participation is possible via the chat function
  3. DPT-Infopool: Various information material for the different programme items is available on the DPT-website
  4. DPT-Open House: On Monday evening you can have informal discussions with other congress participants in an easily accessible web format
Learn more.
29
Sep

Accountability Breakfast 2020

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: OrganizerPMNCH, White Ribbon Alliance and EWEC

Accountability Breakfast 2020

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: OrganizerPMNCH, White Ribbon Alliance and EWEC

This virtual, highly interactive event held during the 2020 UN General Assembly will focus on securing global accountability for protecting women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and rights during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Hosted by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), White Ribbon Alliance and Every Woman Every Child, the event will build on outcomes from the recent “Lives in the Balance” COVID-19 summit, and bring together a wide range of stakeholders from governments to grass-roots organizations, people with power to make changes and people calling for those changes to be made.

Led by the Rt Hon Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of PMNCH, and moderated by Mercy Juma of BBC Africa, the event will:

  • Discuss the difference that women’s political leadership makes to public accountability in relation to the pandemic;
  • Present new findings from the 2020 Progress Report on the EWEC Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents’ Health;
  • Feature a citizen’s parliament that brings together women’s and girls’ lived experiences, a panel of female community leaders from India, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria and the United Kingdom, in dialogue with political leaders for commitments to the Call-to-Action on COVID-19;
  • Unite partners in aligning for action under a new ambitious five-year strategy for PMNCH.

The event will feature moderated chats and live polling and will be available in English, French and Spanish.

Register here.
29
Sep

Accountability Breakfast 2020

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Accountability Breakfast 2020

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Hosted by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), White Ribbon Alliance and Every Woman Every Child, the event brings together stakeholders from governments to grass-roots organizations — people with power to make changes and people calling for those changes to be made.

Led by the Rt Hon Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of PMNCH, and moderated by Mercy Juma of BBC, the event presents new data and evidence from the EWEC@10 report, shares voices from the community with the lived experiences of women and girls, and launches the new PMNCH five-year strategy and Call to Action on COVID-19 campaign for women, children and adolescents.

The event features moderated chats and live polling with simultaneous sign language interpretation and French/Spanish translation.

Learn more.
05
Oct

Kempe Center International Virtual Conference

Organizer: ISPCAN and the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

Kempe Center International Virtual Conference

Organizer: ISPCAN and the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

For more than 40 years, ISPCAN and the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect have shared a mission to end child maltreatment in all of its forms. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic shining a light on disparities and inequities around the globe, they have partnered on this first-of-its-kind virtual conference that will bring together professionals across disciplines who want to create and mobilize change in child welfare and improve outcomes for families worldwide.

Organized to create community, connections, and relationships and to encourage curiosity and challenging traditional structures and ideas, we invite you to join those with lived experience; child welfare practitioners, supervisors, and administrators; legal, mental health, and medical professionals; community and neighborhood leaders; researchers; policymakers; advocates; and other thought leaders from around the world—expected to be 1,500 strong—in re-envisioning child welfare and how you can be a change agent in your nations and communities. 

Register here.
06
Oct

Ending violence against children while addressing the global climate crisis

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: World Vision & ODI

Ending violence against children while addressing the global climate crisis

8 am New York
Online
Organizer: World Vision & ODI

Join World Vision and the Overseas Development Institute for a webinar exploring critical connections between the climate change and violence against children agendas. The two organisations partnered on the research paper Ending violence against children while addressing the global climate crisis, which aimed to increase awareness and attention to addressing these two issues together.

This webinar will present the research findings, discuss connections between climate change and violence against children, and promote conversation on how tackling both issues can contribute to more sustainable impact for children. There will be time for Q&A.

Register here.
11
Oct

The Last Girl Abolitionist Awards 2020

8pm New York
Online
Organizer: Apne Aap Women Worldwide and Apne Aap International

The Last Girl Abolitionist Awards 2020

8pm New York
Online
Organizer: Apne Aap Women Worldwide and Apne Aap International

These awards are presented to leaders who are multi-faceted and courageous. They apply their resources around them, their time, and their skills to not only advance us in our struggle to end sex trafficking, but they do so in such creative and exemplary ways. It is so inspiring to watch them transform activism in their respective industries. The Last Girl honors those who stand by such girls and champion their cause. Past honorees have included Ashley Judd, Sybil Orr, Rosanna Arquette, Frieda Pinto, Fisk Johnson, Dorchen Leidholdt, Simone Monasebien. This year, our honorees are Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and writer, Ms Kaitlyn Bogyay, UN Ambassador, Cheryl Saban, Philanthropist , Vikas Khanna, Michelin Star chef and humanitarian, T Ortiz, human trafficking survivor and professional orator and the Team of Priya and the Lost Girls comic (Ram Devineni, Dipti Mehta, Syd Fini and Neda Kazemifar).

 

Register here.