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The Early Years Conference 2010: The Rights of the Child

Victoria, British Columbia
February 4-6, 2010

The Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street

The conference will explore early childhood, family and community development through the lens of Child Rights. The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (1990) articulates various inherent human rights that should be afforded to children. Policies designed to support and provide general and specific services to children and their families, should reflect these rights in order that all children may reach their full potential in society. Conference participants will have the opportunity to consider research, policy, and practice from a child’s rights perspective in order to further the quality of their work with children, families and communities.

Book your travel and accommodation early as all modes of transportation will very busy due to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

 For more information or to register, please download the brochure at http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/Brochures/Brochure_EarlyYears2010.pdf.