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New Information Management Rapid Response Team Member CPWG & Education – Farhad Muhammad

Categories: News / RRT News / Comments OffPosted on: August 22, 2014

Pic Farhad A warm welcome to Farhad Muhammad, the new joint CP/Education Rapid Response Team Information Manager! See full bio here

CALL for Applications – The Child Protection in Emergencies Post Graduate Diploma

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / Comments OffPosted on: August 13, 2014

Untitled The Child Protection Working Group along with Save the Children, UNICEF and the University of Kwazulu-Natal are proud to announce the call for applications for the Child Protection in Emergencies Post Graduate Diploma. REMINDER: Application is open for two weeks and the deadline is 31 August 2014. Click here to find more information on the application …

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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The New WASH Cluster website has been launched!

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / Comments OffPosted on: June 25, 2014

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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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