2019/07/23 16:00:00

23 – 30 July 2019, Caux, Switzerland

CATS - Children as Actors for Transforming Society

Initiatives of Change Switzerland, Initiatives of Change France and Learning For Wellbeing Foundation propose a series of conferences on child participation.

CATS is an international forum series on children’s participation.

This interactive weeklong forum offers to learn, explore and share experiences and expertise in promoting inclusive and sustainable child participation.


A varied, creative, inclusive and fun programme co-designed and co-led by children and adults


An opportunity for participants to deepen their knowledge of children’s participation and challenges attitudes and beliefs about what children are capable of achieving


A global space, with all continents represented


A unique space for adults and children to come together and live in mutual respect and understand the contribution that each can make to transforming society


Cutting edge insights into the theories and practices of children’s participation


Ethical and meaningful participation of children and young people in planning, implementing and monitoring CATS

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