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III Latin American and Caribbean Network Conference
Childwatch International
"Childhood and Youth: Dislocations and Changes"

Program 

Date: July 17-19, 2006
Place:
Auditorium of the General Dean's Building of Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.
Prol. Canal de Miramontes 3855, Ex Hacienda de San Juan de Dios Tlalpan, México, 14387, D.F.


Childwatch International Key Institution that Coordinates:
Research Program on Infancy and Childhood- Documentation Center Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Coordinator: Norma Del Río

Monday, July 17th

9:00 Inauguration Ceremony

Presidium:
Dr. José Lema Labadie, Rector of the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM)
Dr. Irene Rizzini, President of Childwatch International
Silvana Bruno, Representative of the Inter-American Children's Institute
Dr. Ana Salvadó, Sub Regional Coordinator Against the Trafficking of People- Save the Children-Sweden
Patricia Pernas, Director of the OEI Mexico Regional Office
Dr. Juan Manuel Durán Juárez, Rector of the Social Sciences Department of the University of Guadalajara

Welcome statement:
Norma Del Río, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico
Dr. Irene Rizzini, President of Childwatch International

Inauguration:
Dr. José Lema Labadie, Rector of the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM)

10:00-12:00 Roundtable: Public Policy

Coordinator: Gerardo Sauri, Network for Children's Rights, Mexico
Minute taker: Sabine Cárdenas Boudey, Movement to Support Abandoned Minors (MAMA), Jalisco, Mexico

Participants:
Eduardo Calderón, Autonomous University of Barcelona.
María Cristina Torrado, Childhood Observatory, National University of Colombia
Milena Grillo, Paniamor Foundation, Costa Rica
Briseida Lavielle Sotomayor, Fundar Center for Analysis and Investigation, Mexico
Laura Salinas Beristain, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM,
Carla Daniel Sartor, The International Center for Research and Policy on Childhood (CIESPI), Brazil
Gemma López Limón, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico


10:00-14:00 NGO Youth Gathering

Coordinators: Yolanda Corona, Fernando Gaal, Cecilia Andrés
Organizers: Luis Fernando Paredes Porras, 1001 Voices, México
                  María Elena Durán Rico, Julián Hernández y Andrea Morrone, La Jugarreta, Mexico

12:15-14:15 Roundtable: Social Communication

Coordinator: Fernando Resende, Pontificial Catholic Univesity of Río de Janeiro (PUC-Río), Brasil
Minute taker: David Alfredo Saavedra Fuentes, Chile

Participants:
Guillermo Orozco, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Luz María Chapela, México
José Antonio Paoli, Chiapas Human Development Program, UAM-Xochimilco Campus
Juliana Leonel, Communal Image Association - Research and Experiment Group on Means of Public Access, Brazil
Israel do Vale, Minas Television Network- Brazil
Gustavo Silva, Ixtehuan Community Youth Communication
Patricia Priego, Foto.Re.Cre.Arte Project, Mexico
Gloria Lazcano, Jalisco, México
Luis Fernando Paredes Porras, 1001 Voices, México

16:30-19:00 Workshop for Children and Youth

Coordinators: Fernando Gaal, Mexico
Organizers: María Elena Durán Rico, Julián Hernández y Andrea Marrone, La Jugarreta, Morelos, Mexico
                 
Ana Cubillas, Healthy Environments for Children, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Workshop on Social Communication and Public Policy

Organizers:
Communal Image Association, Young Web of Citizenship, Brazil
Minas Television Network, Brazil
Fernando Resende, Pontificial Catholic University of Río de Janeiro (PUC-Río), Brazil

Topics:
Social communication strategies that promote children as active participants in a modern society.
Multimedia exhibition designed and produced by teenagers.


Movie: Children of Morelia (2004)
Director: Juan Pablo Villaseñor
Director of Photography: Ricardo Benet
Music: Dueto Zacán and Jimena Giménez Cacho


Tuesday, July 18th

9:00-11:00 Roundtable: The Democratization of Knowledge

Coordinators: Graciela Quinteros, UAM-Xochmilico Campus
                      Sara Victoria Alvarado, Center for Education and Human Development (CINDE), University of Manizales, Colombia

Minute taker: Minerva Gómez Plata, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM-Xochimilco Campus

Participants:
Cecilia Andrés and Rogelio Luna, Mexico
Julie Meeks Gardner, Caribbean Child Development Center, Jamaica
Javier Martós, UNICEF-Spain
Manuel Sánchez, Training Network, Jesuit University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Yolanda Corona, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM-Xochimilco Campus
Ma. Eugenia Linares, Towards a Democratic Culture (ACUDE), Mexico
Carlos Valerio Echavarría Grajales, Center for Education and Human Development (CINDE), University of Manizales, Colombia
Martha Arango, CINDE, Colombia

11: 15 Photography and Children Illustrations Exhibitions Inauguration
          Coordinator:
Patricia Hernández Cano

Inauguration: Dr. Cuauhtémoc V. Pérez Llanas, Rector of the Autonomous Metropolitan University, Campus Xochimilco

"Children of the War. A Look Back in Time", National Archives
Re.Cre.Arte Photography Project, Patricia Priego
Children Participation in Tepoztlan, Miriam Padilla Flores Photographer

Illustrators
Luis Fernando Guerrero Baca
Elena Segura Jáuregui
Luis Manuel Ortiz Santos


12:00-14:00 Participation of Girls, Boys and Young People

Coordinators: Yolanda Corona, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM, Mexico
                      Gloria Carvalho, Center for Education and Human Development (CINDE), Colombia
Minute taker: Fernando Gaal and Andrea Marrone, Mexico

Participants:
Martha Zanabria, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM, Mexico
Danielle Strickland, Collective for Children's Rights (CODENI), Jalisco, Mexico
Ana Cristina Cubillas, University of San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Alejandro Sánchez, Education with Street Children (EDNICA), Mexico
María Elena Durán Rico, Julián Hernández y Andrea Marrone, La Jugaterra, Santo Domingo, Ocotitlán, Morelos, México
Luis Fernando Paredes Porras, 1001 Voices, México
María Morfín, La Jugarreta, Santo Domingo, Ocotitlán, Morelos, Mexico
María Eugenia Linares, Towards a Democratic Culture (ACUDE), México
Yuherqui Guaimaro and Gloria López, Center for Childhood and Family Research (CENDIF), Metropolitan University, Venezuela
Ofelia Roldán Vargas, Center for Education and Human Development (CINDE), Colombia
Kim Sabo, Children's Environments Research Group, The City University of New York, USA.

16:30- 18:30 Workshop of the Sistematization of Participation Processes

Organizers:
María Eugenia Linares, Towards a Democratic Culture (ACUDE), Mexico
María Morfín La Jugarreta, Santo Domingo, Ocotitlán Morels, Mexico
Andrea Márquez, Network for Children's Rights, Mexico
Marisol Vega, Melel Xojobal, Chiapas, Mexico


Workshop on Public Policy

Organizers: Gerardo Sauri, Network for Children's Rights, Mexico
                   Briseida Lavielle Sotomayor, Fundar, Center for Analysis and Investigation, Mexico

Topic:
Infancy-related budgets: Obstacles, progress and methodology associated with the inclusion of child-related topics in public policy.


Meeting on Engaged Youths in the America's Project

Participants:
Ma. De los Ángeles Torres, University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A
Irene Rizzini, The International Center for Research and Policy on Childhood (CIESPI), Brazil
Mariana Menezes, The International Center for Research and Policy on Childhood (CIESPI), Brazil
Norma Del Río, Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM-Xochimilco Campus, Mexico
Nathalie Coutu, Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM-Xochimilco Campus, Mexico
Santiago Martínez Rubio, Mexico

Wednesday, July 19th

9:00-11:00 Roundtable on Dislocations and Changes

Coordinators: Ricardo Fletes, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
                      Rodolfo Vicente, Save the Children-Sweden, Costa Rica
Minute taker: Eduardo Calderón, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Participants:
Gemma López Limón, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
Ricardo Fletes, University of Guadalajara, México
Teresa Rojas, National Pedagogic University, Mexico
María de los Angeles Torres, University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A
Nathalie Coutu, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, UAM, Mexico
Hilda Aceitón, CEANIM, Chile.
Silvana Bruno, IIN, Uruguay
Sabine Cárdenas Boudey, Movement to Support Abandoned Minors (MAMA), Jalisco, Mexico

11:00- 11:30 Documentary : "The Lost Apple"

Commentator: María de los Angeles Torres, University of Illinois at Chicago

12:00-14:00 General Conclusions Session

Coordinators: Norma Del Río, Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico
                      Ricardo Fletes, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Minute Taker: Mariana Menezes, CIESPI, Brazil.

16:15-18:00 Book Presentations

Presentation of the Legal Series: Teresa Rodríguez, UNIFEM-Mexico Representantative

Theoretical and Methodological Protocol for the Assessment of Legal Protection of the Rights of Children and Youth in Mexico. Juridical Foundations and Doctrinal Argumentation
Authors: Laura Salinas Beristáin, Karla Gallo Campos
Commentator: Dra. Rosa María Álvarez de Lara, Institute of Legal Studies, UNAM, Mexico

Children's Rights under the Mexican Laws. The Contents of a local law for the Protection of Rights
Author: Laura Salinas Beristáin
Commentator: Angélica de la Peña, Congress Deputy, México

Children, youth, poverty, marginalization and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean: Unbreakable Relationships?
Coordinators: Irene Rizzini, Ricardo Fletes Corona, Maria Helena Zamora and Mariana Menezes Neumann
Commentators: Mariana Menezes Neuman, The International Center for Research and Policy on Childhood (CIESPI), Brazil
                         Ricardo Fletes, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

18:00 Closing Ceremony

Dr. Irene Rizzini, President of Childwatch International


          

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