ISSOP2019 – Children in armed conflict – 25-28th Sept 2019 – Beirut, Lebanon

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
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American University of Beirut
Riad El-Solh 1107 2020


  1. Learn about the determinants of armed conflict and its impact on the physical and psychosocial health of children.
  2. Learn how colleagues and organizations respond to the challenges these children face through their journeys from countries of origin through transit and resettlement.
  3. Join child health professionals in discussing how to protect, and advocate for the rights of children in armed conflict.
  4. Connect with national and global organizations engaged in the response to the global epidemic of violence against children.

Major topic areas

  1.  Evidence-based universal, targeted and indicated interventions in children affected by armed conflict.
  2. Building interdisciplinary systems of care through the journeys of children on the move, and their families.
  3. Advancing the rights of children.
  4. Conducting research in conflict zones. New epidemiological methodologies.
  5. Conflict resolution, intergenerational justice and reintegration of former “child soldiers”.
  6. Engaging with International organizations in the global response.

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Learn more about the ISSOP 2019 program information, how to register and more.

In collaboration with: Faculty of Health Sciences; American University of Beirut; International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; The Lebanese Pediatric Society; and the Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University, Beirut.


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