Conference on Protection of Unaccompanied and Separated Children. October 22-24, 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
Conference on Protection of Unaccompanied and Separated Children (2008 : George Mason University)
This CD-ROM contains conference materials for a conference on the protection of unaccompanied and separated children held in Fairfax, Virginia, on October 22, 2008. The materials include a keynote address by Erika Feller, Assistant High Commissioner-Protection, of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, that discusses enacting protection delivery for children in need, and information on: best interests determinations for unaccompanied minors and separated children in Tanzania, children in refugee camps in Thailand, comparative practices, displaced children in Africa, family tracing and reunification, foreign children in urban settings, identification and documentation, international law frameworks, long term care arrangements, mixed migration flows, protection from labor exploitation, protection from sexual exploitation, psychosocial issues of unaccompanied minors, the role of interested adults, safe repatriation, temporary care arrangements, U.S. immigration practices, and legal remedies for U.S. immigration practices.
unaccompanied children; immigrants; child protection; human trafficking; federal laws; child abuse; sexual abuse; cross cultural studies; best interests of the child; family reunification; emotional problems