Conferences

We hold numerous conferences and events throughout the year - find out more from the links below. 

 

Observatory Annual Lecture - 20th July 2017

Our Annual Lecture this year was given by one of the rising stars of the judiciary Sir Alistair Macdonald QC, Justice of the High Court of England and Wales.

You can read his fascinating comments here:  Do children have a right to mental health?

Sir Alistair Macdonald QC

Brexit: Implications for Children in Wales

This key event held on 19th January 2017 raised awareness of the priorities for children in the Brexit negotiations and in a post-Brexit Wales.

Find out more here: Brexit: Implications for Children in Wales

 

Sir James Munby Annual Lecture 2015

11th & 12th September 2014:

Rights Here: Right Now!

Conference – Workshop Summaries

                                                                                                                                                                                           

Attachment: Children’s rights and Needs
12th June 2013, Swansea University

Here are copies of the papers taken from the Conference:

Adopted and Looked After Children: Bell and Holland

Attachment and Participation: Aspinwall and Evans_PP Evans

Education RRSA BRiefing Paper 2013: Hooke and Nicklin

Illness attachment: Drury and Archer

Poverty Deprivation Attachment: Hoffman and Drury_Hoffman Handout

The Earliest Relationship- attachment and the rights of the child_Naughton and W

Williams - Keynote  

Attachment and Participation_Aspinwall and Evan_PP Aspinwall

Childrens right to play and attachment: Russell and Mutch

Education RRSA BRiefing Paper 2013: Hooke and Nicklin

Irene Stevens - Keynote PP

Poverty Deprivation Attachment: Hoffman and Drury_Hoffman Handout

The Earliest Relationship- attachment and the rights of the child_Naughton and W

Setting and maintaining boundaries: Thomas and Laing

Taking the Rights Steps  - Children’s Rights: Wales and the World
11th -12th June 2012, Swansea University