On November 19, 2015, Equity for Children hosted an event on "Climate Change, Cities and Youth Engagement" at The New School in New York City. This seminar examined the role of young people in promoting policy action on climate change in cities.
On October 22-24, 2015, Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin, will participate in Educo’s First International Congress entitled, “The Wellbeing and Rights of Children: A Debate on Child Protection".
Equity for Children in partnership with the Arcor Foundation is organizing a conference on movement in childhood at 2 p.m. on October 15, 2015, at the Borges Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda is being held from September 25 to 27, 2015, in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.
The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in cooperation with Zed Books, requests entries for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2015. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world are especially welcomed.
A working paper by Prof. Jonathan Fox (American University) explores the distinction between tactical and strategic approaches to the promotion of citizen voice to contribute to improved public sector performance. Policy discussion of social accountability initiatives has increasingly focused on questions about their tangible development impacts. The empirical evidence is mixed.