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Welcome to Iceland

As Congress managers, we welcome you with great warm to this major Nordic Congress on Child Welfare.

This is your opportunity to engage with people from all of the Nordic Countries and beyond who feel passionate about protecting children and supporting families. Do come to our beautiful conference hall Harpa and listen to inspiring keynote speakers, participate in interesting workshops, network with other experts, have food and fun in our Congress Party with the Whales of Iceland and enjoy spectacular moments in our exotic country.

Pall Olafsson and Steinunn Bergmann

Congress topics include

  • How can we ensure the quality in child protection?

  •  Are we using evidence based methods and assessment tools in our decision making in child protection?

  • How can we contribute to equality in child protection and ensure the quality?

Meeting venue is Harpa Conference and Concert centre in Reykjavík, Iceland

Welcome to Iceland
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Offering you a warm welcome to Iceland

Welcome to Reykjavík
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Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Your meeting place in Reykjavík

Programme committee

Country and agency Members
Denmark: Børnesagens Fællesråd – The Joint Council for Child Issues
Faroe Islands: Barnaverndarstova Føroya
Finland: Lastensuojelun Keskusliitto – Central Union for Child Welfare
Finland: Barnavårdsföreningen i Finland
Iceland: Barnaverndarstofa – The Government Agency for Child Protection
Norway: Norsk Barnevernsamband – Norwegian Child Welfare Association
Sweden: Stiftelsen Allmänna Barnhuset – Children Welfare Foundation
René Skau Björnsson & Inge Marie Nielsen
Oddbjørg Balle & Hallbjørg Lamhauge
Olli Alanen & Julia Kuokkanen
Pia Sundell
Páll Ólafsson & Steinunn Bergmann
Jóna Hafdis Einarsson & Tor Slettebø
Åsa L. MattssonCecilia Sjölander