New book released „Children and Youth at Risk in Times of Transition. International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

Yesterday, the edited volume „Children and Youth at Risk in Times of Transition. International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives” edited by Baard Herman Borge, Elke Kleinau and Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard was published online by De Gruyter. The book also includes six chapters on children born of war which may be of interest to CBOW project followers: Reflections on Methodological Approaches and Challenges …

BRIDGING ACADEMIA AND HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE TO SUPPORT CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE POPULATION

By Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard: Last week, I had the honor to give a key note address at the international conference “BRIDGING ACADEMIA AND HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE TO SUPPORT CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE POPULATION” in Bratislava, Slovakia, organised within the framework of the partnership between UNICEF and Comenius University Bratislava in the project “Supporting social work interventions with the refugee population and strengthening …

Norway published National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, 2023-2030, addresses children born of war

“The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer” – Fridtjof Nansen   After more than 20 years of constantly working to get the topic on the political agenda, we are happy to see that #Norway in its recently published National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, 2023-2030, addresses children born of war: …

Report by Dag Ellingsen, on the living conditions of Norwegian war children, has been translated into English

e are happy to share that a report published in 2004 by Dag Ellingsen, on the living conditions of Norwegian war children, has been translated from it’s orginal Norwegian, now into English with funding from the The Children Born of War Project 🙌 It’s a unique study that started with a sample of children registered in handwritten German war archives …

PhD defense of the Children Born of War Project founder Elin Festøy

Today, I followed the excellent PhD defense of the Children Born of War Project founder Elin Festøy online. Her artistic doctoral thesis at the Norwegian Film School, Innlandet University, explores how VR can be used to inform about the experiences of Children Born of War. Congratulations, Elin! For more information see: https://lnkd.in/eY37qQRU #CBOW #childrenbornofwar #VR #Filmskolen

Event “Children – the forgotten victims of war” at University of Cologne

Last night, at the University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Claus Kreß LL.M, Chair for German and International Criminal Law at the University of Cologne, director of the Institute for International Peace and Security Law and Special Adviser to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), hosted a special event together with Prof. Dr. Ingvill Constanze …