Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2009-09-17
Value: $30,000.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The organization will host a two-day conference on November 19 and 20, 2009, structured around the four principles of the Convention: 1) non-discrimination; 2) best interests of the child; 3) maximum survival and development; and 4) respect for the views of the child. The conference will maintain an interdisciplinary approach with panelists representing practitioners and policy makers from municipal, provincial and international child organizations and academics. It will bring together academics and practitioners to consider Article 12 of the Convention of the Rights of the Child and how it relates to research on child rights. The organization will also hold a panel discussion on how the testimonial aids/supports in the criminal courts give children the ability to express themselves.
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