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Neuchâtel

Avenue de Premier Mars

2001 Neuchâtel

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This conference aims to bring together representatives from government, NGOs, practitioners and researchers to collaborate & innovate.

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This conference aims to bring together representatives from government, NGOs, practitioners and researchers to collaborate, innovate, and celebrate emerging knowledge and practice relating to all aspects of Safeguarding children and individuals ‘at risk’.

Gathering together at an international conference such as this presents us with many opportunities to deepen understanding, build new knowledge, and contribute to policies and practices that respond to our most pressing safeguarding concerns.

The conference will welcome as plenary speakers international experts at the nexus of policy, practice and research. We will introduce the speakers progressively over the coming months.

Keeping up to date with the evolving threats to children, young people and adults “at risk” is vital for the successful delivery of services and the continued support of communities – making this conference a must-attend!

The conference provides a platform for safeguarding professionals and researchers to explore the changing landscape of safeguarding policy and practice in the context recent safeguarding reforms. The Conference is open to the public, voluntary and private sectors as well as to the wider international development community.

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Join your peers from academia, health and social care, local and central government, housing, and the charity and community sectors to at Safeguarding 2020.

The conference runs over two days and the beautiful city of Neuchatel provides many opportunities to relax, unwind and enjoy the superb facilities including and numerous outdoor pursuits.

Over two days the conference will address the implications of recent policy developments and statutory guidance, as well as the challenges facing public sector bodies in their duties to protect both children and adults at risk. You will have the opportunity to:

Explore policy updates around tackling sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector.

Gain insights into progress made by policymakers and practitioners to strengthen approaches to safeguarding.

Learn how to develop an effective safeguarding policy for staff, volunteers and beneficiaries.

Discuss lessons learned by organisations at the forefront of pioneering new approaches to safeguarding.

Network with sector leaders and practitioners to facilitate a collective response to safeguarding challenges.

The conference invites academic scholars and practice professional to share their insights across a broad range of safeguarding related themes including (but not limited to):

safeguarding legislation

safeguarding reforms

multi-agency cooperation

responsibilities and accountability in safeguarding practice

contextual safeguarding

peer on peer abuse

mental capacity

modern slavery and trafficking

risk in the digital era

children and adults at risk

domestic violence and abuse

radicalisation risk & response

making safeguarding personal

Keynote Speakers

Speakers to be confirmed.

Submission of Abstract / Outlines

Please submit a 200 word abstract/outline of your proposed presentation to the conference. You will have the opportunity to submit full presentations prior to the event. Following the conference, accepted submissions will be published in the conference proceedings (with ISBN).

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Neuchâtel

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2001 Neuchâtel

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