2006 3rd Annual World Conference on Children without Parental Care


October 23/26, 2006
The Hague / Amsterdam / The Netherlands

This international conference, meant for Government Decision-makers, relevant NGO's and Researchers, will provide an open forum for communication and will identify new approaches and model practical solutions. The 4-day event will host up to 100 countries, represented by officials, NGO's and scientists. Already over 90 different nationalities have been registered.

A wide range of distinguished speakers, children's advocates and experts in various fields will discuss the long needed reforms in Child Welfare Policies.
This event will also be the official launch of the IAC World Council, the new and very unique practical partnership between UN-Governments, NGO's and the Academical world.
Separate workshops will be organized in the fields of Reunification and Child Soldiers, Foster care and Kinship care, Adoption and Residential / Institutional care. Legal bottlenecks will be discussed as well as World Orphans Week 2007 / 2008

After receiving your registration we will contact you with detailed information about the program, the venue and formal registration. Registration fee is in Euros € 825.00 or in US Dollars $ 900.00 (does not include flight and hotel). Grants are not available and participation is very limited per country !



Person Relation type Date from Date to
Lynda Smith (Lynda Lee Smith) Chairman
Maarten Brekelmans Chairman
Charles A. Nelson, Ph.D. Speaker at
Dr Assefa Bequele Speaker at 2006 Jan 01
Jaap Doek Speaker at
Jane Aronson, Dr. Speaker at
Nigel Cantwell Speaker at
Rene Hoksbergen Speaker at

Relations to other organizations

Organization Relation Type Organization Country Date from Date to
International Advocates for Children Organizes 2006 3rd Annual World Conference on Children without Parental Care


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