Dr Tavengwa Nhongo, INPEA Board of Director from Africa for a decade, has been Appointed First Executive Director of Africa Platform for Social Protection
The APSP is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Tavengwa Nhongo as its first Executive Director with effect from 1st January 2011.
Dr. Nhongo was selected from among a strong pool of candidates that were identified through a rigorous recruitment process led and supported by an independent Human Resource Development and Recruitment firm and the APSP board of directors.
Dr Nhongo has extensive experience which spans over 30 years gained in public, private and international development institutions. Of these, 22 years have been spent in nongovernment organizations, 12 of them as Regional Representative for HelpAge International. Prior to this, he was the Director of HelpAge Zimbabwe and Deputy Field Director for the same organization.
Please join me in welcoming Dr Nhongo to the APSP family and it is my hope that you will provide Dr Nhongo and the APSP the necessary support that will enable it achieve its set objective of promoting social protection as a poverty alleviation strategy for the poor and vulnerable populations in Africa.
Using Human Rights to Maintain Dignity in Care Settings
Tuesday 1 February 2011
Age Cymru, Cardiff
Workshop Facilitator: Tessa Shellens
Consultant Solicitor: Morgan Cole
This workshop is relevant to anyone working in the health and social care environment. It is designed to develop your knowledge of the Act and demonstrate how you can use it to enhance the quality of care that you provide.
The UNITED NATIONS 49th Commission on Social Development Annual Civil Society Forum: In Anticipation of the 49th Commission for Social Development, The NGO Committee for Social Development, UN DSPD, & Friedrich Ebert Foundation will host: The Civil Society Forum: "Eradication of Poverty: Human Dignity Demands it!" Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 10AM to 6PM Conference Room 4 North Lawn Building, United Nations Headquarters, NY To Register, click here to e-mail the commission @gmail.com
Report on implementation of the final 2010 Resolution and the 2010 Forum will be posted soon.
For 2011, the National Summit on Interpersonal Violence & Abuse will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence (on September 10, 2011), the nation’s largest think tank devoted to addressing the problem of interpersonal violence, and the 16th International Conference on Violence, Abuse & Trauma (September 11-14, 2011).
Areas of Emphasis
* Co-occurrence among different forms of violence
* Associations between violence/abuse and substance abuse
* Inter-relationships between violence and other problems
* Different patterns of violence across cultural contexts
* Research focused on under-represented & disadvantaged populations
* Victimization and perpetration across the lifespan
* Links/gaps in prevention/intervention programs for reducing violence
* Translation of research to practice
Por la presente tenemos el agrado de invitar a Ud. a participar de una Jornada de reflexión y discusión organizada por Sociedades Científicas y Organizaciones no Gubernamentales con Status Consultivo de Naciones Unidas, donde recientemente se ha conformado un Comité Internacional de Coalición de ONG’s ,cuyo objetivo fundamental es la de promover y defender los Derechos de las Personas Mayores, colaborar con los países miembros en su presente accionar, para finalmente poder llegar a una Convención Internacional.
Esta Jornada se realizará el día martes 5 de abril en el Salón Dorado de la Legislatura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Perú 160 de 9 a 19 horas.
Patient care and quality can be compromised when carers and professionals display bullying, manipulative, intimidating and negative behaviours. In addition, you can feel de-motivated, stressed and distracted. This course will help you how to look differently at the situation and, therefore, deal with it more effectively to improve dignity and respect in the care environment.
Estamos encaminhando em anexo o convite da proxima reunião do Forum Popular Permanente da Pessoa Idosa de Curitiba e Região Metropolitana, que será realizada no dia 20/05/11 - em Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
An “Intensive course on Ageing” is organized for June 30th and July 1st, 2011 at the Institut de l'Envelliment of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, under the auspices of the IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics). Internationally recognized specialists will share their knowledge on
topics on main aspects of social gerontology, biological aging and clinical gerontology.
Oral communications will be presented within the framework of sessions (30 minutes) & workshops (60 minutes). Course Directors will include: Jaime Fitten (United States) - Professor of Psychiatry Biobehavioral Sciences and member of the Brain Research Institute, University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles Norah Keating (Canada) - Professor and Co-director of Research on Aging Policies and Practice, University of Alberta, Edmonton Antoni Salva (Spain) - Director of the Institut de l’Envelliment of the Universitat Autonoma, Barcelona Alan Sinclair (United Kingdom) - Professor of Medicine, Director of the Institute of Diabetes for Older People (IDOP), University of Bedfordshire Bruno Vellas (France) - Professor of Medicine, Chief Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Chief of Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research Centre, Toulouse University Hospital.
Please click here (http://www.ic-ageing.com) for presentation, preliminary program, general information and registration procedure. To benefit from special rates for your accommodation, please fill out the Hotel Booking Form.
January 8th and 9th 2012 School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University
An International conference to be held at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, sponsored by The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare and New York University Silver School of Social Work.
Be a part of this unique forum of people from all disciplines and philosophies for an in-depth exchange of information on all facets of violence, abuse & trauma prevention, intervention & research!
Topics & Threads Adult Survivors of Childhood Victimization • Children Exposed to Violence • Child Maltreatment Sexual Abuse Survivors & Offenders • Intimate Partner Violence Offenders & Victims • Legal & Criminal Justice Issues Trauma in the Military • At Risk Youth • Substance Abuse Trauma in General Underserved Populations – Elders, People with Disabilities, LGBTQ, People of Color
The Conference Includes: REFLECTIONS ON 9/11: A DECADE LATER
NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO END INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (NPEIV)
SUMMIT & RESEARCH SESSIONS: A CONFERENCE WITHIN A CONFERENCE!
Also Plan to Attend:
AFFILIATED TRAININGS 2011
September 8 through September 10
September 14, 2011
Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma (IVAT) at Alliant International University
10065 Old Grove Road, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92131
P: (858) 527-1860 x 4030 F: (858) 527-1743 • Click to e-mail IVAT • www.IVATCenters.org