8 October 2020 SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to 17 October 2020 Download the revised editable application pdf. August 2020 The International Play Association has created the IPA Special Award on the Right to Play in Times of Crisis so that … Read More
(Tehran, Iran) On 28 February – 2 March 2018, IPA Iran and its partners will hold a second conference on active play and sport for children in Tehran. The registration deadline is 17 February 2018. http://irankidsplay.ir This conference follows closely … Read More
IPA Executive Board Elections 2017 The IPA Executive Board Elections will be held at the IPA General Meeting, 15 September 2017, Calgary Convention Centre, Calgary, Canada. The IPA Council of Representatives have received the following nominations: President: Robyn Monro-Miller (Australia) … Read More
IPA Board member Kathy Wong has written a lovely blog post about the power of loose parts play for the TIE (Toy Industry of Europe) website. Click here to go directly to the post.
IPAworld.org has been the victim of multiple hacker attacks. We are working to remedy the problem. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience. If you would like to join the International Play Association, please go to http://ipaworld.wildapricot.org/Joinus Thank you for your patience. … Read More
It was with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of Brian Sutton-Smith, play theorist extraordinaire and author of countless books and articles. Perhaps most notably, he wrote The Ambiguity of Play, which surely sits on the shelves … Read More
Download General Comment #17 (on article 31) NEW! February 2014 – The UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of the Child has redesigned their website. You may CLICK HERE to be directed to the new page for the General … Read More
Watch IPA’s new video created for the launch of the General Comment on article 31 in Geneva. The video is currently being translated into 10 different languages. “I’m On Top of the World”, by IMAGINE DRAGONS, used with permission.
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Introduction The child’s right to play, leisure and recreation is set out in article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). While the Consultations described in this document acknowledged the importance, and overlap, of … Read More