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What can you expect here? There are many organisations working for children’s rights and they all have websites (some you can find under links here). So what will this website add? This website has the perspective of psychologist and educator Philip Veerman. Veerman was part of many developments: in 1970 most emotionally disturbed children in ☞ About this website

Dr. P. E. Veerman

Dr. Veerman holds degrees in psychology, education, social work and human rights. He is an expert in children’s rights, child protection, forensic psychology, history of education, international human rights, and international cooperation. He wrote a doctoral dissertation in the field on the rights of the child. In addition he did research and advocacy work (among ☞ Dr. P. E. Veerman

Michael Freeman Hamlyn lecture at UCL

It is incredible to see how Michael Freeman (introduced here by Lord Wolf) does not slow down not even by Parkinsins disease (I write this because if you watch it, it is an explanatiion of all his bodymovements). Extremely interesting content for ☞ Michael Freeman Hamlyn lecture at UCL

The Future of Children’s Rights

Edited by Michael Freeman This volume is in part intended to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. We are now a generation on from its formulation, and, as this varied collection of articles by ☞ The Future of Children’s Rights

Report of the conference “Rights of the Child in Theory and in Practice”

On Tuesday, 16 April 2013, the Center for Children's Rights in Amsterdam (CCRA) organised a conference at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, which had as its theme the "Rights of the Child in Theory and in Practice". The conference ☞ Report of the conference “Rights of the Child in Theory and in Practice”

contribution of dr Philip Veerman during the conference of april 16th 2013

If somebody had told my greatgrandparents from my mothers side, Izaak Levison (born in 1850) and Wilhelmina Levison-van Lier (born in 1849) who lived here in Amterdam opposite this building of the KNAW, the Royal Academy of Sciences (at the ☞ contribution of dr Philip Veerman during the conference of april 16th 2013

Child protection against the backdrop of globalisation

It is a great privilege and pleasure for me to contribute to this colloquium in honour of Philip Veerman. Philip and I have known each other for many years, and I have great admiration for his tremendous efforts to ensure a better life for children ☞ Child protection against the backdrop of globalisation

A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

Nearly 200 world leaders and a staggering 3,683 nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are invited to participate in New York in the United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly on Children in September. The purpose is to reconfirm a global ☞ A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

Fighter for the rights of the child

Author: Korczak, Janusz Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 14 June 1985: 17. Abstract: In 1912 a Jewish orphanage opened its doors on Krochmalnastreet in Warsaw, with room for About 100 children. In the 30 ☞ Fighter for the rights of the child

The little ruler

Author: Veerman, Philip Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 15 Aug 1986: A12. ProQuest document link Abstract: THE KING was gravely ill, and his ministers discussed what to do when he died. Full text: Not ☞ The little ruler

Proper care for children in care

Author: Veerman, Philip; Weiner, Anita Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 23 Nov 1987: 8. ProQuest document link Abstract: DURING THE past few weeks, a series of abuses in children's homes has been given ☞ Proper care for children in care

Children and the cycle of violence

On October 17, just after the Sharm e-Sheikh Summit, Olara Ottunu, special representative of the Secretary- General for Children in Armed Conflict, stated that "a tragic cycle of violence has marked generations of young people in Gaza, the West Bank, ☞ Children and the cycle of violence