The International Observatory of Violence in School - IOVS

Lima's Declaration


The 6th World Conference on "Violence in Schools and Public Policies" has been jointly organized by the International Observatory of Violence in Schools and the MINEDU (Peruvian Ministry of Education)
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Superb 6th World Conference on "Violence in Schools and Public Policies" jointly organized by the International Observatory of Violence in Schools and the Peruvian Ministry of Education. 1,000 participants from 25 different countries, beautiful scientific contributions and productive exchanges, delegates mix (researchers, decision makers, professionals) and…a very positive climate!

In the name of the Scientific Committee of the IOVS

Thank you to all of you who contributed

Catherine Blaya


VI World Congress on School Violence and Public Policies:
     From Violence to School Well-being
(Lima, 20-22.05.15) – Call for Proposals

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New Publications

"Structural validation and cross-cultural robustness of the European Cyberbullying Intervention Project Questionnaire "

Rosario Del Rey, José A. Casasb, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz, Anja Schultze-Krumbholz, Herbert Scheithauer, Peter Smith, Fran Thompson, Vassilis Barkoukis, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis, Antonella Brighi, Annalisa Guarini, Jacek Py?alski, Piotr Plichta (2015)

Computers in Human Behavior (Impact Factor: 2.27). 09/2015; 50:141 - 147. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.065

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Paz Elipe1, Joaquín A. Mora-Merchán, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz and José A. Casas (2015)

Front. Psychol. 6:486. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00486

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Training "Ethics and efficiency of security and surveillance technology" - 12/06/2015, Paris

What are the opportunities and risks in using security and surveillance technologies ? Which technologies are used in European cities today ? What are the issues in terms of ethics and fundamental rights intrusion linked to their use ? How are security and surveillance technologies perceived ? How to make use of these technologies in practice while protecting fundamental rights and privacy of citizens at the same time ?

The interdisciplinary research project « SURVEILLE », run by a consortium of renowned European universities, has been working since 2012 on these questions. This training will prepare the insights from this European research project for decision makers and practitioners at the local level.  It will provide participants with an overview of issues linked to the use of security and surveillance technologies as well as with ideas for local action.

The training will be proposed as part of the dissemination activities of the SURVEILLE project by the European Forum in cooperation with the French Forum for Urban Security. Thanks to the financial support of the European Commission it can proposed free of charge.

The training will be proposed by European speakers in French.

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The anti-bullying national award ceremony was held on the 3rd of April 2015 at the lycée Henri the 4th in Paris, in presence of the French Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, and the delegate Minister Eric Debarbieux. Each year, this prize is issued to students for the best videos or posters productions.

This project was open to youth from 8 to 18 years and involved thousands
of students in 26 academies. Over 800 classes of students together with their teachers from 26 Academies took part. 10 prizes were issued at the national and 26 at the regional level.

Pr Catherine Blaya, President of the IOVS, was member of the national jury."


The IOVS adopted the Respect Zone label

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