The Success Story of The
2nd World Conference on Children and Youth 2020
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The 2nd World Conference on Children and Youth (CCY 2020) was successfully held on 23th -24th July 2020 as an online Conference with over 25 participants representing 15 countries. CCY 2020 welcomed researchers, youth activists, practitioners, and policy makers to this great knowledge sharing platform presented with the collaboration of, The International Society for Research on Children and Youth (ISRCY) and the Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary as Hosting partners, AIESEC Sri Lanka as the Strategic Partner and, The Road to Rights Youth-led Organization as the Resource partner together with The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) as the organizing body.

The 2nd World Conference on Children and Youth 2020 was organized by TIIKM under the theme “Preparing Children and Youth to Face Emerging Challenges in the 21st Century”. This conference was devoted to an exploration of how children and youth can be prepared to face the emerging challenges through multi-pronged action on the part of a range of stakeholders such as governments, educational institutions, media, civil society, international agencies, scientific bodies and others. CCY 2020 was a platform for discussion and encouraged every participant to make a contribution by sharing their unique perspectives and knowledge. The Conference was chaired by Prof. Siri Hettige – Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Keynote & Plenary Speakers

The Best of Bests

Prof. Siri Hettige

Keynote Speaker

University of Colombo,
Sri Lanka

Martina Ptáčková

Inspirational Speaker

Eight World Champion in Martial Arts,
The Czech Republic

Speech Title:
It is not in the stars to hold

Dr. Kalharie Pitigala

Plenary Speaker

Child Adolescent and Counseling Psychologist Asiri Medical Hospitals,
Sri Lanka

Ashan Perera

Plenary Speaker & Youth Brand Ambassador

UN SDG Action Award Winner 2018 Social Entrepreneur,
Founder of The Road to Rights Youth-Led Organization,
Sri Lanka

Technical Sessions

The Conference included seven (07) technical sessions and provided quality time for all conference participants to network with each other and ended on a successful note under the below themes.

Children and Youth in Covid-19 Pandemic

Practice Experience with Children and Youth 02

Child Rights and
Protection

Empowering Youth, Social Media and Technology

Practice Experience with Children and Youth 01

Youth Identity and
Violence

Best Presenters

The best presenters were awarded following the conference and are as follows:

  • Perera W.D.P. (SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka)
    Title: Young People in Alternative Care, Strengthening Them for Independent Living

 

  • Arumugam C.T.(University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
    Title:   Early Exposure to Screen-based Media and Social-Emotional Development
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Peer Reviewed Journals
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
Journal of Children and Media
Online ISSN
1748-2801
Editor in chief
Amy Jordan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Online ISSN
1537-4424
Editor in chief
Prof. Andres De Los Reyes
Publisher
Taylor and Francis online
Participants
  • Dr Ankur Madan, Azim Premji University, India
  • Dr. Roziah Mohd Rasdi, University Putra, Malaysia
  • Dr Victoria Cooper, The Open University, UK
  • Dr. Samudra Senarath, University of Colombo, Colombo
  • Dr. Tim Burgoyne, Wilmington College, USA
  • Dr Ankur Madan, Azim Premji University, India
  • Dr. Ayaz Muhammad Kha, University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Jerome Cleofas, St. Paul University Manila, Philippines
  • Dr. A. Shahin Sultana, Pondicherry University, India
  • Prof. Nandita University of Delhi, India
  • Dr Vinod Chandra, University of Lucknow, India
  • Dr. S. P. K. Jena, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Samudra Senarath, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Ana Uka, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Dr. Batool Atta, The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan
  • Dr. R.Surenthirakumaran, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Mohd Mursyid Arshad, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Mohd Ashraff Mohd Anuar, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Gabriella Pataky, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Dr. Éva Márkus, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Dr. Olanipekun, Federal College of Education(Technical) Akoka) ,Akoka
  • Dr. Siti Raba’ah Hamzah, Universiti Putra, Malaysia
  • Dr. Intzar Hussain Butt University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Ijaz Ahmed Tatlah, University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Ayaz Muhammad Kha, University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Shaheen Pasha, University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Ayaz Muhammad Kha, University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Ishrat Zakia Sultana, North South University
  • Dr. R.Surenthirakumaran, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Tim Burgoyne, Wilmington College, USA
  • Dr. Jerome Cleofas, St. Paul University Manila, Philippines
  • Dr. Gabriella Daróczi, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Dr. Zsombor M. Tóth, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Dr. Ádám Pölcz, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Dr. Miklós Lehmann, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
  • Prof. Pamela Singla, Delhi University, India
  • Dr. Ishrat Zakia Sultana, North South University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Abdul Lateef Abdullah, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Our Official Partners

Co-Hosting Partner

The International Society for Research on Children and Youth (ISRCY)

Co-Hosting Partner

Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary

Strategic Partner

AIESEC Sri Lanka

Resource Partner

The Road to Rights Youth-led Organization

Media Partner

Global India Business Forum (GIBF)

Organized By

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

Organized By

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The International Institute of Knowledge Management, #531/18, Kotte road, Pitakotte.

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