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Professor Ann Skelton, South Africa to Open the INCCIP 2021 Conference:
This year the United States serves as the host country and will broadcast the INCCIP 2021 conference virtually from Washington, D.C. amid the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations’ Committee on the Rights of the Child [UNCRC] Day of General Discussion on Children of Incarcerated Parents. Headliner, Dr. Professor Ann Skelton, The General Assembly of the United Nations member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, will kick off the conference on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Ann Skelton is a Professor in the Department of Private Law and the holder of the UNESCO Chair: Education Law in Africa. She holds the degrees BA LLB (UKZN) LLD (Pret). Her doctoral thesis title was ‘The influence of the theory and practice of restorative justice in South Africa’s with special reference to child justice’. She holds a B1 NRF rating and is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). She is admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa.
We want to hear how you are supporting our youth who have system aligned parents. Submit your ideas for a paper, workship, art/talend submission via www.inccip.org
INCCIP Continues International Advocacy and Board Meetings via ZOOM Despite Global Pandemic –The work must go on.
Featured left to right (top row): Dr. Nancy Loucks (chair), Dr. Avon Hart-Johnson (co chair), Ben Raikes. (middle row) Jessica Reid, Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, Luciano Cadoni. (Bottom row) Adam Hutchinson, and Francis Ssuubi (INCCIP Ambassador).
We are busy planning the 2021 Conference. We are excited that we will introduce a Virtual Gallery of Youth Ambassadors’ Creativity. Consider the beautiful art display on the ceiling of the UN Council on display during this meaning. Every piece of art tells a story....
Dear colleagues, I am deeply disturbed about the continued discrimination, oppression, violence, and killing of black people. INCCIP stands with the black community in this very difficult time. INCCIP’s values are: Child and family voice, participation and...
Proposals for Host Countries The International Coalition for Children with Incarcerated Parents is inviting proposals to host the next conference in 2021. To submit a proposal, please write a short proposal (no more than 1 page) outlining why you would be well placed...
Note in your calendars and diaries: INCCIP 2021 conference 29 Sept. 2021 through 01 Oct. 2021
OCTOBER 22 – 24, 2020 DALLAS, TEXAS
Consider submitting to a special journal issue on: The Impact of Parental Incarceration on the Family
Earlier this month, Gurises Unidos and Church World Service launched a report titled Childhood That Matters: The Impact of Drug Policy on Children of Incarcerated Parents in Latin America and the Caribbean. It examines how children’s rights are affected by drug policy...
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