The Centre for Children’s Rights works collaboratively with other research centres and research initiatives within the University, within the region and internationally.

Centre for Effective Education, Queen’s University Belfast - an applied and interdisciplinary research centre committed to improving outcomes for children and young people by ensuring that the design, delivery and evaluation of educational programmes and interventions are informed by the best available evidence

Human Rights Centre, Queen’s University Belfast – the Centre within the School of Law, aims to support a community of researchers in the area of human rights and to promote other academic and human rights organisations, so as to produce scholarship of excellence in this field

Improving Children’s Lives initiative, Queen’s University Belfast – an interdisciplinary research initiative seeking to promote approaches children’s services which is outcomes-focused, evidence informed and children’s rights-based

UNA - a global, inter-disciplinary network of leading researchers and practitioners committed to reducing racial and ethnic divisions and building socially inclusive communities through the promotion of effective early childhood programs

Child Law Clinic, University College Cork – a research centre which aims to enhance the quality of litigation in children’s cases with a view to achieving progressive reform of child law in Ireland and internationally

European Children’s Rights Unit, University of Liverpool

Centre for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory Law School, USA

School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University

Children’s Rights, Citizenship and Participation Initiative (CCPI), University of Melbourne

Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University Australia – which promotes the status and voice of children and young people through research, education, and advocacy activities.