World Conference 2018

Shared Parenting in the best interest of the child has become a crucial issue for practitioners, researchers and policymakers around the globe. Within judicial systems, both parents are now increasingly recognized as vital in their children’s lives.

The fourth International Conference on Shared Parenting will be held in Strasbourg on November 22 and 23, 2018. The theme of the conference will be “Shared Parenting, Social Justice and Children´s Rights”.

World leading experts in the field of shared parenting – representing both the academic sciences and the legal and family professions – are invited to present their research results and professional practice accounts at the interdisciplinary event.

The following questions will be addressed during the conference in both plenary and workshop presentations:

  • To what extent and how is shared parenting promoted as a legal presumption in legal and judicial systems, at national or international levels, for supporting children’s rights?
  • To what degree is shared parenting promoted as a means for improving and sustaining the work-life balance between women and men in the best interest of the child?
  • How can professionals support parents and influence social attitudes and knowledge about shared parenting and children’s well-being and rights?

On the last international conference in Boston, US the keynote speakers included Michael Lamb (UK), Malin Bergström (Sweden), Sanford Braver (USA), William Fabricius (USA), Edward Kruk (Canada), Linda Nielsen (USA), Patrick Parkinson (Australien), Hildegund Sünderhauf (Tyskland) and Richard Warshak (USA).

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