Conferences

It is our mission to help organisations develop and implement measures that prevent abuse from ever happening in the first place. That is why we host several global online conferences each year.

Our live conferences are led by world-leading experts in child safeguarding, who come together to share their insights, experiences, their latest research, and answer questions in live Q&A panel discussions. Subjects covered ranged from keeping children safe in sports, understanding the challenges in UN peacekeeping missions, safeguarding and the law, tackling under-reporting, to implementing child safeguarding in faith-based organisations.

All live events get recorded and will be available for you to watch on-demand at a later date. See further down the page for recorded events.

Upcoming live events

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Safeguarding in Child Protection Systems Summit > 14 to 16 March 2023

The Safeguarding in Child Protection Systems Summit aims to shed light on the state of child safeguarding within child protection systems around the world.

It will be a platform for different actors, international and local, to engage and network, facilitating mutual learning through the exchange of experience, resources, and best practices. The speakers will discuss some of the most pressing challenges and barriers to achieving the advance of effective child safeguarding across national systems, and present possible solutions. This conference will be a ground-breaking tool and resource that will strengthen child protection systems worldwide. 

Language: English

Fee: USD $10. Coupons for members & sponsors based on sponsor package.

Link and more details to come

Watch on-demand

Whether you want to immerse yourself deeper in child safeguarding knowledge, get to know leading names and organisations, or broaden your skill-set, register today and get instant on-demand access to all the recordings. 

Cumbre Fe y Protección Infantil Organizacional (Spanish-only) > 8 to 10 November 2022

Faith-based organisations are at the forefront of providing health, education and protection programs, responding to the global pandemic and war and ensuring that some of the world’s most at-risk children have enough food and a safe home. 

Following the success of our massive 2021 Faith and Child Safeguarding Summit (see below event), we hosted the same event again, though this time in Spanish-only, titled Cumbre Fe y Protección Infantil Organizacional. It offered an international platform for religious institutions and organisations, academics and world leaders working in Spanish and in Spanish-speaking countries. The event enabled the exchange of ideas, experiences, challenges and good practices to strengthen child safeguarding in religious and faith-based contexts.

Language: Spanish

Fee: This event is FREE.

Catch-up viewing here

Faith and child safeguarding 2021 > 8 to 11 November 2021

Now available for on-demand catch-up, this summit provided a platform for religious institutions, faith-based organisations, academics, and religious leaders to come together, and exchange insights, experiences, challenges, and best practices on child safeguarding in religious and faith-based contexts. Spread over four days, with 93 international speakers, and 2,000 attendees.

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Child Participation in Safeguarding Summit> 6 to 8 September 2022

Child participation is not only the recognition of children’s entitlement, and their capacity to influence actions and decisions that affect them, as introduced in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), but without a doubt a key component of any effective child safeguarding framework. 

Now available for on-demand catch-up, the Child Participation in Safeguarding Summit provided a unique platform for organisations and experts around the globe to share their expertise, best practices, resources, challenges, and successful experiences on how children can take up their rightful role in making child safeguarding measures more effective and accountable. The event introduces lessons learned on how to incorporate safeguarding into child participation initiatives, no matter the type of organisation, sector, or programme.

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The Cumbre KCS 2021 (Spanish-only) > 20 to 22 April 2021

Now available for on-demand catch-up, this was our first-ever Spanish-language conference, with over 46 speakers sharing their experiences in the region. The event was about how government institutions can implement the ICS Standards, and seize opportunities for implementing organisational child protection in Latin America, by understanding the challenges UN peacekeeping missions face, to dozens of experiences of organisations from the most diverse contexts. This event has it all!

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Archived events

We keep our events available for catchup for at least a year, then archive it.

The KCS 2020 summit > 5 to 9 October 2020

Now available for on-demand catch-up, sixty-four world-leading experts in child safeguarding came together at our #KCS2020summit to share their insights, experiences and latest research. Topics covered ranged from keeping children safe in sports, understanding the challenges in UN peacekeeping missions, safeguarding and the law, tackling under-reporting, to implementing child safeguarding in – a donkey sanctuary (yes, this is for real).


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