24th October 2011
OPHI Researcher, Jose Manuel Roche presented on “Monitoring Child Poverty: Measures that Reflect the Intensity and Components of Child Poverty” at the international conference on “Human Development and Human Rights: two decades of advancement, what’s next for children and youth? Agency and participation for enhancing equity.” The conference was being organized by UNDP, through the Human Development Office, and UNICEF in the Dominican Republic and took place in Santo Domingo on 24-25 October 2011.
The Conference will provide a space for the discussion of major benefits and challenges of the integration of Human Rights and Human Development frameworks and their usefulness for designing better policies, programs and projects directed to children and youth. In particular, the debate will focus on children’s and youth participation and agency, examining their relation with inequity reduction.