International Care Leavers Convention 2020

Udayan Care (India), SOS Children’s Villages, University of Hildesheim (Germany), Kinderperspectief (Netherlands) came together along with Care Leavers Networks from different parts of the world, to convene a Virtual Care Leavers Convention in October – November 2020.

The convention was planned with the objective to connect Care Leavers internationally and enable their coming together on a common and safe platform to learn, share and exchange their experiences, knowledge and challenges. The whole convention was designed as not just as a one day event but a series of pre-events leading to a three day main convention comprising of interface sessions with service providers, researchers and policy makers working with and for Care Leavers.

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Pre Events

  1. 1 How do I connect with the larger world? – The need for Networking : Read Report | Watch Now
  2. 2 My Care, My Voice : Read Report | Watch Now
  3. 3 Contribution of Research on Care Leaving – the Global Experience : Read Report | Watch Now
  4. 4 Poster Contest – presentation on posters and adjudication by Jury : Read Report | Watch Now

Convention Report and Policy Briefs

Please find the policy briefs and report of the first International Care Leavers Convention, 2020.

  1. 1 Care Leavers Convention Event Report : Read Report
  2. 2 A Brief for Practitioners : Read Report
  3. 3 A Brief for Policy Makers : Read Report


Care Leavers Association and Network (CLAN), Delhi
Generation Never Give Up (GNG), Sri Lanka
Latin American Network of Care Leavers
SOS Children’s Villages
Udayan Care
University of Hildesheim – Germany
Zimbabwe Care Leavers Network (ZCLN)