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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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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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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Thailand: Child Protection in Emergencies Training of Trainers

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: October 6, 2014

For more information, please contact Kate Mahoney kmahoney.cpms@gmail.com

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Indonesia: CPMS Training, Translation and Contextualization

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: October 6, 2014

6-23 January 2015. For more information, please contact Valentina Manurung (valentina_manurung@wvi.org) and Ali Aulia Ramly (aaramly@unicef.org)

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Central African Republic: CPMS Launch and Contextualization Workshop

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: October 6, 2014

The Child Protection sub-cluster, together with Save the Children, Plan International and COOPI are organizing a Child Protection Minimum Standards training and contextualization. The workshop will include a briefing session on mainstreaming. For more information, please contact Charlotte Helletzgruber (chelletzgruber@unicef.org)

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Afghanistan: CPMS Training

Categories: Events / Minimum Standards / Comments OffPosted on: October 6, 2014

7-11 December 2014. For more information, please contact David Brickey Bloomer (david.brickey.bloomer@savethechildren.se) and Jean Lieby (jlieby@unicef.org)

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Briefing Kit