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USA: Fundraising for Child Protection in Emergencies Workshop

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: October 9, 2014

Fundraising for Child Protection programmes can be difficult, especially in the first days of an emergency response when other interventions can be seen as more urgent. This upcoming workshop, hosted by OFDA and facilitated by ChildFund Alliance and the Child Protection Working Group, will explore the different ways Child Protection Professionals can improve proposal-writing skills …

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USA: Introduction to the Child Protection Minimum Standards

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: October 9, 2014

On 14 October, OFDA and the Child Protection Working Group will present a 2-hour interactive session on the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS, Sphere Companion). This whistle-stop tour is aimed at staff based at headquarters or in the field, working on humanitarian response, protection, child protection, violence prevention, grant writing or …

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CPMS contextualization workshop held in Kigali, Rwanda

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

Contextualization Rwanda From 11-12 June 2014, a contextualization workshop was held in Rwanda. Ten members of the Child Protection Working Group, representing Save the Children, Plan International, World Relief, World Vision, UNICEF and UNHCR, explored the implementation of four minimum standards to the Rwandan context: Standard 1 on Coordination; Standard 9 on Sexual Violence; Standard 15 on Case Management and …

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Second CPMS contextualization workshop held in Kenya

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: July 1, 2014

DSCN1119 From 17-18 June, the Child Protection Working Group organized the second workshop in Dadaab, Kenya. Over 2 days, participants contextualized the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS), with a focus on Mainstreaming.  38 participants from the Kenyan Government’s Department of Refugees Affairs and some 14 humanitarian agencies addressed six Minimum Standards: Psychosocial …

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English CPMS Handbook now available on USB

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: June 17, 2014

USB versions of the English CPMS Handbook are now available. To order, please contact Maria Carolina Salazar, mariacarolinasalazar@tdh.ch, or Kate Mahoney, kmahoney.cpms@gmail.com.  

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CPMS in Arabic launched in the Republic of Yemen

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: June 17, 2014

The Arabic version of the Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) was launched on 2 June 2014.  The Honourable Minister, Amat Al-Rozagh Homad, representing the Republic of Yemen’s Ministry of Social Affairs, together with the Shawthab Foundation, representing the Child Protection Sub-cluster, participated in the launch event, with support from the Global Child Protection Working Group Task Force …

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CPMS launched in Colombia

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: June 17, 2014

Terres des Hommes and UNICEF, with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation of the Embassy of Switzerland, organized a launch of the the Spanish version of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) in Bogota, Colombia on 29 April 2014. “In emergencies we all have in mind the …

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CPMS Contextualization Workshop held in Kenya

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: May 26, 2014

  A workshop to contextualize the Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) was held in Dadaab, Kenya, from 16-17 January 2014. Organized by UNICEF, the event attracted 37 participants from 14 organizations. After an introduction to the CPMS, participants prioritized 6 standards requiring particular attention in the Dadaab context: Standard 1 on Coordination; Standard 6 on Child …

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