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Notas Informativas: Protección de la infancia en todos los sectores

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: January 14, 2015

Capture ¿Como  asegurar la protección de la infancia en todos los sectores humanitarios? Notas Informativas ¡Ahora en español! Descargar aquí 

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2015: The roll-out and implementation of the CPMS continue!

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / News / 1 CommentPosted on: January 7, 2015

Untitled The global effort to make the Child Protection Minimum Standards real for girls and boys in emergencies is gathering momentum. Numerous events are planned for early 2015, including launches, contextualization and mainstreaming workshops. Read more > 

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Burundi and Great Lakes: CPMS Launch and Contextualization

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: December 11, 2014

Famille Grands Lacs CPMS In October 2014, the national Child Protection Sub-Cluster in Burundi held a launch and contextualization of the Child Protection Minimum Standards, supported by the global CPWG, UNICEF and Terre des Hommes. Standards 1 (Coordination), 5 (Information Management), 10 (Psychosocial Distress and Mental Disorders), 13 (Unaccompanied and Separated Children), 15 (Case Management) and 16 (Community-based Mechanisms) were discussed and …

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Australia: Child Protection in Emergencies Training

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / News / Comments OffPosted on: December 8, 2014

SONY DSC From 20 to 24 October 2014, a Child Protection in Emergencies Face to Face Training, together with a launch event for the Child Protection Minimum Standards, was held in Melbourne, Australia. Co-organized by the Learning and Development Task Force and Save the Children Australia, the workshop was attended by 23 participants from 6 agencies and programme leads …

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Turkey-Syria Response: Frontline Workers’ Training

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: December 3, 2014

Turkey photo2 From 17 to 21 November, the global Child Protection Minimum Standards Task Force and Save the Children co-funded a ‘Training of Trainers’ for frontline workers in Southern Turkey. A major challenge was getting participants based inside Syria across the unstable border. Delivered in Arabic and coordinated by UNICEF and Save the Children, 25 workers from …

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Panel Discussion on Child Protection in Current Emergencies

Categories: News / News / Comments OffPosted on: November 7, 2014

syria-jordan_emergency_syrian-refugees_francois-struzik_2013 From 5 to 7 November, the UNICEF-led global Child Protection Working Group held its annual meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. One highlight was an expert panel discussion on what’s being done to protect girls and boys in current emergencies: the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Ebola. Questions came from the audience in Geneva, …

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Collecting feedback and updating the Minimum Standards to protect girls and boys in emergencies

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / News / 9 CommentsPosted on: November 6, 2014

The CPMS Task Force held their general meeting in Geneva this week. One important topic for discussion was how to effectively gather and incorporate feedback on the Minimum Standards. A Child Protection Specialist from West Africa said “The Minimum Standards are the basis for our Child Protection work, but the Ebola epidemic has highlighted areas …

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Nicaragua: Taller de formación de capacitadores

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / 1 CommentPosted on: October 31, 2014

Nicaragua_Twitter Inundaciones, huracanes, terremotos … Los países de América Latina y el Caribe a menudo se ven afectados por los desastres naturales. En situaciones de emergencia, los niños y adolescentes son propensos a ser desplazados, separados de sus familias, o afectados física y psicológicamente. Ellos están expuestos a un mayor riesgo de violencia, abuso y explotación, que aboga por la implementación de medidas específicas de protección. En tales situaciones, todos tenemos un papel que desempeñar. Por esta razón UNICEF LACRO, en colaboración con las oficinas regionales de Save …

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Nicaragua: Child Protection Training of Trainers

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / 1 CommentPosted on: October 31, 2014

Website photo-Nicaragua Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes… Latin America and the Caribbean countries often are affected by natural disasters. In times of emergency, children and adolescents are likely to become displaced, separated from their families, or physically and psychologically impacted. They are exposed to an increased risk of violence, abuse and exploitation, which calls for the implementation of specific protection …

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Video Series on the Child Protection Minimum Standards

Categories: News / News / 7 CommentsPosted on: October 16, 2014

Untitled The new CPMS videos have been posted on the CPWG YouTube Channel. Please enjoy and share! CPMS YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_XWBFY9AJCzSmQ63tEhPuJlDGNVt9skw Individual videos on YouTube: Introduction to the CPMS in English or download it (29MB) or download audio MP3(7MB) Introduction to the CPMS in French or download (284MB) or download audio MP3(7MB) How to use the CPMS in English or download it (500MB) or download audio MP3(14MB) How …

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