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Ton Liefaard Elected Member Steering Committee Children’s Rights European Academic Network

Professor Dr. Ton Liefaard, UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights, has been elected as member of the Steering Committee of the Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN).

CREAN was created in 2015 to enhance the exchange of information on scientific research and foster research collaboration amongst academic institutions of children’s rights in Europe. The network comprises more than 30 European higher education institutions that work together to support the development of education, research and outreach activities in the field of children’s rights.

The Steering Committee is composed of 5 members who are elected by the General Assembly of CREAN for a period of two years and guides the Coordination Office at the Centre for Children’s Rights Studies at the University of Geneva in managing the network and further enhancing the academic field of children's rights as an interdisciplinary field of studies. Part of the responsibilities of the Committee include the organization of conferences and seminars, the exchange of information (via newsletters) and good practices, the promotion of the interests of its members, the exchange of students and teachers, preparations of events for students and alumni, realizing research and outreach projects and scientific publications. For more information about CREAN, the Steering Committee and signing up for the newsletter, click here.

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