'A good intention is not always a good idea'
- Associate professor
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- UniversityEmeritus Professor Leiden University
- UniversityGriffith University
- Start date
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019, 10:00
- End date
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019, 12:00
- Groen van Prinstererzaal in the Dutch Second Chamber
- Lange Poten 4, 2511 CL Den Haag
ISS Associate Professor, Kristen Cheney, to participate in a Dutch Parliamentary roundtable on orphanage tourism entitled 'A good intention is not always a good idea: A proposal to combat orphanage tourism'
On Wednesday, 27 March 2019, a hearing/roundtable will take place in the Dutch House of Representatives. The subject will be the 'white paper' initiative from MP van Haga: "A good intention is not always a good idea: a proposal to combat orphanage tourism".
Speakers from NGO sector will include:
- Defence for Children
- Red een Kind
- Save the Children
- Better Care Network Netherlands
Academic expert speakers will be:
- Marinus van IJzendoorn, Emeritus Professor, Leiden University
- Kate van Doore, International Children's Rights lawyer and academic at Griffith University, Australia
- Kristen Cheney, Associate Professor Children and Youth Studies, ISS
The session is public and can also be followed via the livestream and twitter here: A good intention is not always a good idea: a proposal to combat orphanage tourism