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Two successful child protection workshops in Beirut

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: May 13, 2015

Untitled Two successful workshops were held in Beirut, Lebanon this March: a Child Protection in Emergencies Training of Trainers and a Child Protection Minimum Standards Facilitation workshop. As the third of a planned series, the well-attended workshops responded to the high demand for capacity building in the Middle East and North Africa region, effectively increasing the …

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CPMS Workshops in the Central African Republic

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: May 4, 2015

Bossangoa Two child protection training sessions were held in the Central African Republic this February, as well as two Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) contextualization workshops and follow-up mainstreaming activities. 40 participants from local and international NGOs, local government and national government attended the child protection trainings in Bangui (12-14 Feb) and Bossangoa (25-26 Feb). Sessions …

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Contextualizing the CPMS in Sudan

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: March 5, 2015

Sudan3 “A valuable opportunity to advance the discussion around child protection in emergencies in Sudan.” From 8-12 February 2015 the Child Protection Sub-Sector in Sudan organized a highly successful CPMS contextualization workshop. The workshop brought together participants from diverse backgrounds: the State Council of Child Welfare, the Ministries of Social Welfare, Education, Defence and Culture, the …

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Thailand: CPMS Facilitation Workshop

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: February 10, 2015

Bangkok2_Jan_2015 From 26 to 31 January 2015, the CPMS and Learning and Development Task Forces held a “training of trainers” in Bangkok, hosted by World Vision International. Over 4 days, participants studied and discussed the revised Child Protection in Emergencies Training package, now based on the CPMS. This was followed by a 1.5-day workshop dedicated to …

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CPMS: Making a difference for children in Burkina Faso

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: February 5, 2015

burkina-faso_context_others_2007 “The Child Protection Minimum Standards training has really changed our day-to-day work”, says Ousmane, a child protection worker from Bobo-Dioulasso. “One example is Standard 15 (Case Management). We used the detailed guidance on case monitoring and referral to improve existing systems. Now vital information is collected and safely stored so that unaccompanied, separated and other …

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CPWG’s 2015 workplan

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: February 2, 2015

1. Internal Workplan 2. External Workplan 3. Revision CPWG

Justice for children in emergencies: Further research

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / 1 CommentPosted on: February 2, 2015

Juvenile-Justice-Peru_2008_Web_121636 Emergencies often increase the possibility of children coming into contact with the justice system. The Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) include a standard on Justice for Children, focusing on juvenile justice undermined by severe emergencies such as armed conflict or large-scale disasters. CPMS 14: “All girls and boys who come into contact with the justice …

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: CPMS Mainstreaming

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: January 24, 2015

From 17 to 19 December 2014, the national Child Protection Working Group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo organized a Child Protection Minimum Standards workshop. 40 participants attended the training, including  government staff working in the areas of protection and welfare, as well as staff from local and international NGOs. Copies of the CPMS …

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Afghanistan: CPMS Training

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / News / Comments OffPosted on: January 22, 2015

Afghanistan_CPMS_pic In December 2014, a Child Protection Minimum Standards training workshop was held in Kabul, Afghanistan. 34 participants attended. including representatives from local and international NGOs and 8 participants from DOLSAMD representing all regions of the country.  The workshop was facilitated by Save the Children Sweden with significant support from UNICEF. The workshop included an overview …

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Indonesia: CPMS Contextualization

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / News / Comments OffPosted on: January 21, 2015

Indonesia_Jan_2015_2 The Indonesian government and civil society joined together for a 3 day minimum standards workshop in January 2015. The purpose was to adapt the Child Protection Minimum Standards to the local context. The group had a highly productive time, focusing on 11 of the standards. The draft text will be circulated within the government and …

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