THE 2ND ONLINE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH (CCY 2020)

online virtual conference on children and youth

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.

Book of Abstracts 2020

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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KEYNOTE FORUM

The keynote forum was represented by Prof. Siri Hettige – Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka under the title “Covid19 Pandemic, Socio-Economic Change and The Well-being of Children and Youth” which was indeed an amazing timely speech. The inspiring storyteller Martina Ptáčková -Eight World Champion in Martial Arts, The Czech Republic shared her story at the CCY 2020 Online Conference. The plenary speech session was represented by Dr. Kalharie Pitigala, Child Adolescent and Counseling Psychologist delivered the speech titled “Special Needs and Inclusive Education” and Mr. Ashan Perera, UN SDG Action Award Winner 2018, Founder of The Road to Rights Youth-Led Organization, Sri Lanka  delivered the speech titled “Migration, Employment and Youth”.

Prof. Siri Hettige

[Conference Chair & Keynote Speaker]

University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

Martina Ptackova, Eight World Champion in Martial Arts

Martina Ptáčková

[ Inspirational Speaker ]
Eight World Champion in Martial Arts
The Czech Republic

Speech Title: ” It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves “

Dr. Kalharie Pitigala

Dr. Kalharie Pitigala

[ Plenary Speaker ]

Child Adolescent and Counseling Psychologist
Asiri Medical Hospitals,
Sri Lanka

UN SDG Action Award Winner

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

Speech Title: “Migration, Employment and Youth”

TECHNICAL SESSIONS OF CCY 2020

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
  • Child Rights and Protection
  • Practice Experience with Children and Youth 01
  • Practice Experience with Children and Youth 02
  • Empowering Youth, Social Media and Technology
  • Youth Identity and Violence

BEST PRESENTER AWARDS

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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PUBLICATION IN PROGRESS

crossrefCCY 2020 Participants preferring conference proceedings will be able to publish full papers following double-blind peer-reviewing process with electronic ISSN 2673-1037 in the conference proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Journal of Children and Media

Journal of Children and Media

 

Online ISSN 1748-2801
Editors in Chief Amy Jordan
Publisher Taylor & Francis

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Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology

Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology

 

ISSN 1537-4424
Editor in Chief Prof. Andres De Los Reyes
Publisher Taylor and Francis online

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CCY 2020 SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • 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. Abdul Lateef Abdullah, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Pamela Singla, Delhi University, India
  • Dr. Ishrat Zakia Sultana, North South University, Bangladesh
  • 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
  • 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

ORGANIZERS & PARTNERS

CO – HOSTING PARTNER

international society for research on children and youth

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

CO – HOSTING PARTNER

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

STRATEGIC PARTNER

 

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AIESEC Sri Lanka

RESOURCE PARTNER

 The Road to Rights Youth-led Organization

 

The Road to Rights Youth-led Organization

MEDIA PARTNER

GIBF media partner

GIBF

ORGANIZED BY

tiikm logoThe International Institute of Knowledge Management

CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOS