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For 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 45 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]



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Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice. June 28-30, 2017

The International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) announces its 6th Conference “Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice” which will convene in Montreal, Canada on June 28-30, 2017.

This conference will bring together researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and child advocates from around the world to share and discuss innovations in research methods and the latest research findings on child indicators as well as implications for policy and practice. You can find out more about the conference and contact the Planning Committee at www.isci2017.org. Updated information on the program, travel and registration will be posted regularly.

The conference will include oral paper presentations, organized symposia and poster presentations. This meeting is of great relevant to any who develop and use indicators to measure the status of child wellbeing at the local, national, regional and international levels. 

Abstracts are now being accepted via online submission. See Call for Abstracts for more information. The deadline for abstract submissions is September 30th, 2016.

If you have any questions, contact isci2017@mcgill.ca.

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For almost 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people.
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