Participatory Policy Research with Children and Youth Affected by Conflict

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    Hosted by UNICEF, this event brought together experts from around the world to present various projects that showcase participatory policy research techniques; first in a brief introductory panel, followed by a ‘showcase reception’ that allowed participants to engage informally with the panelists about their initiatives with conflict-affected children and youth. Dr O’Neil presented on a UNU-CPR project entitled No Research About Us Without Us, a project in collaboration with War Child UK.

    Speakers included Siobhan O’Neil, UNU-CPR & Rocco Blume; Yenny Londoño, Group of Youth Advisors on Children’s Rights in Armed Conflict; Jumana Haj-Ahmad, UNICEF; Kabba Williams, human rights advocate; Jaremey McMullin, University of St. Andrews; and Angela Popplewell, 100Cameras.