Adoption from care or continued public care – are children involved in decision making?
Amy McEwan-Strand is a research assistant at the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism. She holds an LLM in Human Rights, as well as LLB in Scots Law and BSc in Economics. Her field of expertise include human rights, freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights and children’s rights.
Marit Skivenes is a professor at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory and the director of Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism, University of Bergen. Skivenes is a leading expert in the field of child protection systems, with numerous publications over the years. Her research focus among other on children’s rights and interests, child protection systems, socio-legal decision-making proceedings, migration, and welfare state systems.
This event is part of the “RDV seminar series” – a collaboration between the Research Group Law, Democracy and Welfare at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Center for Research on Discretion and Paternalism at the Department of Administration and Organizational Science at the University of Bergen and the Center for Law and Social Transformation (Lawtransform) at the University of Bergen.