INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: TOWARDS A MORE PRECISE DEFINITION OF THEIR BEST INTERESTS (Portorož, Slovenia, November 19-20, 2015)
Institute for Social Studies and other MinAs project partners have organised a successful international conference Children and Young People on the Move: toward a more precise definition of their best interests on the issue of unaccompanied minors. Eminent speakers shed light on the issue and the audience also took part in the lively debate on the current topic.
Conference was organised in the scope of the “MinAs” research project , co-funded by the PPUAM 2013 of the European Union.
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PRESENTATION AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SLOVENIAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 2015)
Researchers of the Institute for Social Studies participated on the Annual meeting of the Slovenian Sociological Association 2015 on November 7, where Dr Mateja Sedmak, Dr Blaž Lenarčič, Mr Zorana Medarić and Maja Zadel also presented their papers, based on the findings of the “MinAs” research project.
PRESENTATION AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE VIII CONGRESO SOBRE MIGRACIONES (Granada, Spain, September 2015)
Member of the project team, Mateja Sedmak, Tjaša Žakelj, Zorana Medarić and Ayse Dursun participated at an international conference VIII Congreso sobre Migraciones in Granada, Spain, where they held a presentation of the preliminary results of the “In whose best interest?” project.
VIDEO-CONFERENCE PARTNER MEETING (August, September 2015)
At the video conference project partners discussed the preparation of the research reports and the publications.
VIDEO-CONFERENCE PARTNER MEETING (October 1 2014)
At the video conference researchers discussed two questionnaires for professionals and for unaccompanied minors.
KICK-OFF MEETING (Portorož, Slovenia, July 9-10, 2014)
At the kick-off meeting in Portorož, Slovenia all partners shared their work experience in the field of UAM. We also came to important conclusions about the project research activities and methodology (while taking into consideration particular national contexts) and established a comprehensive and holistic research approach.