6th Edition: Children, Minorities and Identity:
Understanding Articles 8 and 30 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
June 25 to 30, 2017
Articles 8 and 30 of the UNCRC will form the basis of the 2017 summer session. The course will explore how children and young people forge their identities, not only cultural linguistic and ethnic, but also gender identity and other minority group identities. Participants will have the chance to examine the minority contexts with particular focus upon Official language minority rights, indigenous minority rights, immigrant and newcomer child rights, gender minority rights and other equality challenges in a national perspective, and also in a global perspective looking at challenges, opportunities and best practices worldwide.
This year's themes will explore:
• Indigenous Childhoods
• Minority Language Rights for Children
• Migrant Children
• Forging Gender Identities
Complete course - June 25 to 30, 2017 ($750 CAD)
1 and 2 day options will be made available soon.
If you have any questions concerning this program, please communicate with the Continuing Education of the Université de Moncton:
Telephone: (506) 858-4121