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World Child & Youth Forum is changing its name to Global Child Forum and is strengthening the organisation through two new appointments. Inger Ashing is to become Executive Director and Magdalena Kettis becomes Research Director for Global Child Forum. “The organisation is now entering a new phase, with two important appointments and a new name that more clearly signals our international credentials. The name reflects the fact that we are the leading forum and knowledge resource for decision makers who want to be involved in working toward a sustainable world in which development does not come at the expense of the new generation,” says Ulf Karlberg, Chairman of Global Child Forum. Inger Ashing will begin working at Global Child Forum in mid-December. Inger is joining from her role as Deputy Director General for the Swedish [...]
The fourth annual Global Child Forum to be held in April 2014 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. The Forum is by invitation only and will gather some 400 leaders from every sector of society. Next years theme is Working together for children’s rights – today and for the future. The Forum will advance action by supporting scale up of cross-sector partnerships and place emphasis on investors and financial actors and discuss how digitalization impacts children.
Information about the upcoming Forum will be updated regularly.