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The ICCP's aim is to promote research on children's play and toys. We are currently involved in several
pieces of work in this area, including;
27th ICCP World Play Conference Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017
Researching Play - Challenges and Opportunities
The 27th ICCP World Play Conference will be held on the 15-17th of June 2017. It is organized by the Play Research Laboratory in cooperation
with Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology. Download the conference flier
here and visit the conference website for full details http://2017-iccp-play.weebly.com.
Several Perspectives on Children's Play
Perspectives on Children's Play - Scientific Reflections for Practitioners is a
publication available for purchase; edited by Dr Tom Jambor and Dr Jan Van Gils. It
contains articles on play research, theory and practice from academics and
practitioners from around the world - including Bob Hughes, Prof James E Johnson,
Dr Waltraut Hartmann, Prof Maritta Hännikäinen and many more. For full details and to
order this book please
ICCP supports IPA on UN Article 31
ICCP is supporting an initiative to raise awareness of the importance of Article 31 (on the right to play) of the UN Convention on the
Rights of the Child.
The General Comment was launched officially in Geneva by the Committee on the Rights of the Child
on 30 September 2013.
The United Nations General Comment on Article 31 is now available: