The 3rd international Policy Conference on the African Child: Child Poverty in Africa

  • International Policy Conference on the African Child (IPC)
Pages: 58
Year of Publication: 2008
Country: Africa

The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) organised and conducted the Third International Policy Conference on the African Child on the theme of Child Poverty in Africa from May 12-13 2008 at the UNECA conference centre in Addis Ababa. The primary objective of the Conference was to bring together policy makers, child rights activists, children’s organisations and researchers from within Africa and around the world to address key issues pertaining to child poverty which is thought to be at the forefront of the development agenda in Africa.


The specific objectives of this Conference were to:

  1. Draw attention to the issue of child poverty in Africa;
  2. Exchange information on the nature, measurement and dimensions of child poverty and policy experiences and approaches;
  3. Initiate dialogue on areas for future research and policy work with special attention to issues having the greatest impact on children.
Language: English
Published by: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
Author: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
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Founder Assefa Bequele, PhD

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