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Turkey: Family Tracing and Reunification Workshop

Categories: Events & Training / News / Comments OffPosted on: March 1, 2016

FTR workshop I The Child Protection sub-cluster in south Turkey conducted a family tracing and reunification workshop from 17 to 18 December 2015. The purpose was to orientate partners on FTR and agree on a common cross-border response. 38 participants attended from national and international NGOs, UN agencies and the Syrian CPWG. A plan of action was drawn …

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Ukraine: CPMS Training of Trainers

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: December 15, 2015

CPMS ToT Ukraine_Dec 2015 A training of trainers workshop on the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action was held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 8-11 December 2015. Supported by the Danish Refugee Council, the workshop gave 22 participants from various local organizations the skills and knowledge to implement the CPMS in their contexts. A plan for the roll-out …

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Iraq: Update from the Child Protection sub-Cluster

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: December 10, 2015

iraq_humanitarian-crises_distribution_others_2014_Web_162846 With over 3.1 million IDPs and 250,000 Syrian refugees, Iraq continues to be one of the most severe and rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crises in the world. Over 47% of those affected are children who continue to be in dire need of protection and assistance. Grave violations of children’s rights have increased in the period from …

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Sudan: Psychosocial Support Training Manual Launched

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: December 10, 2015

PSS_Sudan “One step closer to delivering quality psychosocial support to all children and adolescents in emergencies in Sudan.” On 23 November 2015, key partners of the Sudanese Child Protection sub-Cluster – the National Council for Child Welfare, UNICEF and Ahfad University —  launched the national minimum standards training manual “Psychosocial Support for Children and Adolescents in Emergencies.” …

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Pakistan: CPMS Contextualization Workshop

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: December 7, 2015

Pakistan_CPMS_contextualisation From 18-20 November, a UNICEF-supported Child Protection Minimum Standards contextualization workshop was held in Pakistan. Pakistan has a devolved disaster management system, with national, provincial and district authorities. The workshop focused on the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas, where the child protection sub-Cluster is active due to the prevailing complex emergency …

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Call for applications for Global CPiE / CPMS TOT

Categories: Events / Events & Training / Minimum Standards / News / News / Vacancies / Comments OffPosted on: November 2, 2015

ToT Date: 25-30 January 2016 Global CPWG is offering a  4 days Training of CPiE Trainers using current CPWG pedagogy and its inter-agency training materials; an additional 1.5 day workshop on facilitating national CPMS strategies. The ToT will be held in French and participants should be able to facilitate in French. For more information please …

West Africa Region: CPiE Training of Trainers and CPMS workshop

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: November 2, 2015

A regional Child Protection in Emergencies Training of Trainers and Child Protection Minimum Standards workshop is planned to take place in Dakar, Senegal. The call for applications will be sent out in the first week of November. For further information, please contact: Susan Wisniewski, sws (at) tdh.ch; Natalie McCauley, natalie_mccauley (at) hotmail.com; Makiba Yamano, makiba_yamano (at) wvi.org

Niger: CPiE/CPMS Training

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: November 2, 2015

A Child Protection in Emergencies and Child Protection Minimum Standards training took place in Niger in December 2015. It was organized for members of the child protection working group in-country. If you would like to learn more about the outcomes of the training, please contact: Elizabeth Wardle, Save the Children, elizabeth.wardle (at) savethechildren.org. For further information …

Ethiopia: Finalization of CPMS in Amharic

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: November 2, 2015

The Amharic translation of the Child Protection Minimum Standards will be finalized in November and December 2015. For more information, please contact: Rocio  Daban, Child Protection Sub-Cluster Coordinator UNICEF, raznardaban (at) unicef.org

Central African Republic: Dissemination of contextualized CPMS

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: November 2, 2015

The dissemination of the contextualized Child Protection Minimum Standards will take place in Sango in November. For more information, please contact: Sten Bronee, Child Protection Sub-Cluster Coordinator, sbronee (at) unicef.org; Jacques Kachuka, jacques.kachuka (at) savethechildren.org,  Child Protection Sub-Cluster coordinator co-lead;  Justin Kaseke, Justin.kaseke (at) plan-international.org.

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