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Pakistan: Contextualization workshop

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

A contextualization workshop for the Child Protection Minimum Standards will take place in Peshawar in November. For further information, please contact: Farrah Ilyas, filyas (at) unicef.org, Child Protection Officer, UNICEF and Sarah Coleman, UNICEF, scoleman (at) unicef.org

Sudan: Workshop to finalize contextualized CPMS

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

A workshop to finalize the contextualized Child Protection Minimum Standards will be held in Sudan in November. For more information, please contact Sampathi Perera, Child Protection Sub-Cluster Coordinator, UNICEF, sperera (at) unicef.org and Hagir Gamal Eldeen, NCCW, hagirgamal17 (at ) gmail.com

Côte d’Ivoire: Child Protection in Emergencies Training

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: October 16, 2015

senegal_mch_christian-brun_2007_Web_126429 From 5-10 October UNICEF WCARO and Côte d’Ivoire Country Office supported a training of national counterparts on child protection in emergencies. The training was envisaged as part of emergency preparedness, particularly in the context of the upcoming elections (presidential, legislative and local). 34 professionals, including 26 representatives from government at national, regional and local levels, …

Humanitarian Needs Overview and Humanitarian Response Plan: Sahel countries, DRC and CAR

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: October 15, 2015

Children  looking for parents The CPWG Rapid Response Team Information Management Officer, seconded by UNICEF, recently visited Nigeria. An information management system was established to support the Child Protection Sub-Cluster’s monitoring of their situation and response in the framework of the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2016.  Over the course of a 2-week mission in …

Protection in Practice Training of Trainers

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: October 15, 2015

Budapest_Protection_in_Practice1 30+ participants, primarily from S.E.Asia and the Middle East, attended a 5-day pilot workshop initiated by the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Learning, from 6-11 September. Focal points from global-level AoRs and partner organizations contributed to the drafting and delivering of the sessions. The training aimed to enhance participants’ understanding of protection principles and …

The Philippines: Institutionalization of the CPWG in all administrative regions

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted on: October 15, 2015

philippines_emergency_others_2013_Web_148428 Aware that an emergency can happen at any time in the Philippines, UNICEF, in partnership with the Council for the Welfare of Children, developed the National Strategic Plan for Child Protection in Emergencies 2014-2016. The Plan guides regional governments in setting up mechanisms to protect children in emergency situations. To date, 8 of the 17 …

CPMS and contextualized standards launched in Indonesia

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / News / Comments OffPosted on: October 8, 2015

Indonesia_launch_Oct_2015_2 The Minister of Social Affairs for the Republic of Indonesia, Her Excellency Khofifah Indar Parawansa, launched the contextualized Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action in Jakarta on 7 October 2015. The minister highlighted that the CPMS will now be the main reference for all stakeholders in responding to humanitarian needs in Indonesia: national …

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Update your knowledge of the CPMS: A one-day workshop

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: October 7, 2015

Turkey photo2 Seeking to learn more about the various standards? Want to discuss implementation in your context? Looking for guidace on adapting the standards to your setting? Want to learn about CPMS-specific learning tools and other materials? Join us on 11 November for a workshop that will shed new light on how you can use the CPMS …

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Japan: CPMS Training of Trainers

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

group photo In August, a Training of Trainers workshop for humanitarian staff was held in Japan. The week-long training covered Sphere and companions including the Child Protection Minimum Standards, HAP, People in Aid and the newly launched Core Humanitarian Standard. Organized by the Church World Service Japan (CWS), the week-long training included 21 participants from NGOs, UN …

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Survey: Help shape a global partnership for humanitarian standards

Categories: Minimum Standards / News / News / Comments OffPosted on: September 9, 2015

Survey 800px We have a strong vision of a humanitarian world where standards are not only based on experience and evidence, but also built upon a common framework and language, thus allowing professionals trained in one set of standards to move seamlessly to working with others. And we are about to take a step further towards this …

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