The PROMISE Child Participation Tool (PROMISE 2 and ChildHub Webinar)

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Date of webinar: 
31 Oct 2019
Start and finish time of webinar: 
2pm CET
Olivia Lind Haldorsson
Turid Heiberg

Olivia Lind Haldorsson is a human rights advocate who has been working in the field of children’s rights and child protection for more than 20 years in Brussels. Starting 1 September she is the Head of the Children at Risk Unit at the Council of the Baltic Sea States. She is also a co-founder of Child Circle, a Brussels based NGO focussing on child protection in EU law and policy (   From 2002 to 2013, she worked with Save the Children EU Office, where her work focused on EU Justice and Home affairs and EU external affairs. Olivia has additionally worked as an independent expert with a wide range of stakeholders on strategic advocacy initiatives and regional projects in the field of EU Justice and Home Affairs and EU External affairs policies.

Turid Heiberg is a PROMISE Expert, and was from 2013 -2019 the Head of the Children at Risk Unit at the Council of Baltic Sea States Secretariat (CBSS). She has worked with human rights issues for more than 30 years in Norway and internationally and with institutions such as the International Peace Research Institute (Oslo), the international Human Rights Institute (Oslo), different Norwegian university departments and human rights committees/centres, with community work, research, teaching/lecturing, journalism and advocacy. She has been Regional Director for Save the Children Sweden in South and Central Asia from 2008-2013. While being based in Asia, she was active in supporting the establishment of an intergovernmental institution to end violence against children in South Asia (SAIEVAC) and edited a report on the child friendliness of South Asian governments.

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About the webinar:

Children and young people have a right to express their opinions on things that concern them.

To facilitate Barnahus and similar setups to hear about how children experience their service, PROMISE has developed a Child Participation Tool. The tool focusses on the child’s experience of Barnahus, including the travel to Barnahus, their experience in Barnahus, coming home from Barnahus and potential follow up or mid-to-long term treatment in Barnahus or by a mobile Barnahus team.

Join this webinar to walk through the tool with the author Olivia Lind Haldorsson, and to discuss with your European colleagues about approaches and considerations for soliciting children’s views on their Barnahus experience.

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