Annual meeting

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action on Preventing Harm to Children.

2021 annual meeting

The 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action was held from the 4th to 8th of October over a virtual platform, where Child Protection actors had an opportunity to come together and exchange knowledge and experience, while networking with other agencies, academics, policy makers and donors.

This year’s theme, Preventing Harm to Children, was selected to explore the lessons learnt, promising practices and innovative approaches to preventing harm to children in humanitarian contexts.

The meeting explored primary prevention approaches that address risk and protective factors that negatively impact children in humanitarian settings in particular, alongside examples of prevention programming in emergencies from other sectors.

 

why is prevention important

 

What are potentional risks

Missed the 2021 Annual Meeting? Do not worry! The recordings from each session will be available on our YouTube Channel soon. In the meantime, please explore the background materials, resources & live recordings:

Key Resources

Summary of Abstracts | 2021 Annual Meeting for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

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This booklet contains a summary of abstracts that were submitted for the 2021 Annual Meeting for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action from October 4-8, 2020. The theme of this years meeting is ‘Preventing Harm to Children’. The abstracts are organised by the daily agenda (available here) and are searchable by author, organisation, level of prevention, and key words. We invite you to use this

Position Paper | From Theory to Practice: Towards a Framework for Primary Prevention in Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

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This position paper was developed as part of the Alliance-led Prevention Initiative. The objective of the Prevention Initiative is to develop key prevention focused resources to support child protection humanitarian practitioners in their efforts to prevent harm to children before it occurs. Recognizing the strategic importance of improving evidence-based approaches to preventing child protection

Summary: 2018-2020 The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Strategic Plan

Through extensive consultation with local, national, regional and global humanitarian actors, the Alliance has defined its strategic priorities for the period 2018−2020. These priorities were incorporated into the work plan of the Alliance’s technical working groups and task forces and will guide the work of the Alliance over this period.

The purpose of the strategic plan document is to better

Briefing Note - Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks

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This briefing note provides an overview of the Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks  which provides child protection practitioners with guidance on how to ensure that children's protection needs are considered in preparation for, and in response to, infectious disease outbreaks. 

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