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Technical Note on COVID-19 + CPHA

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Working Groups and Task Forces

The Alliance pursues four permanent work streams: 1) Standard setting and guidance development; 2) Capacity building, learning and development; 3) Evidence generation and knowledge management and 4) Advocacy. The four Working Groups correspond to the work streams and are reinforced by Task Forces that focus on specific, technical child protection issues.

Working Groups

  • The goal of this Working Group—co-led by ChildFund Alliance, Save the Children and Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal—is to ensure that child protection in humanitarian settings is understood and prioritised by key humanitarian  agencies, existing and potential donors and states.

  • The AME Working Group, led by the CPC Learning Network and World Vision International, aims to support the sector in synthesis, generation and use of evidence in order to promote effective CP interventions.

  • The mission of the CPMS Working Group, co-led by Save the Children & UNICEF, is to support technical standard setting and to promote the use and integration of the CPMS while learning from their use and improving them.

  • The goal of the L&D Working Group, co-led by Plan International and UNICEF, is to bridge the human resource gap for child protection in humanitarian action. The group builds capacity of humanitarian workers and plays an important role in capacity needs analysis.

Task Forces

  • This Task Force, led by the IRC and UNICEF, aims to improve child protection case management as part of child protection systems building. It provides technical support to field requests as well as guidance and training.

  • The goal of this Task Force, co-led by IRC, CPC Learning Network & World Vision International, is to improve policy and practice with respect to cash transfers and child protection outcomes in humanitarian settings.

  • The aim of the CL Task Force, co-led by Plan International & ILO, is to ensure practical and technical coordination and collaboration to strengthen the quality and effectiveness of child labour preparedness, prevention and response actions in emergencies. 

  • This Task Force is co-led by Plan International and World Vision International. The goal of the Task Force is to support implementing agencies and child protection actors to have the necessary tools, resources and capacity to implement in this area.

  • This Task Force, co-led by the IRC, Save the Children and War Child NL, aims to reduce family violence and improve parental wellbeing through technical support and guidance development. 

  • This Task Force is currently led by IOM, based on a rotational leadership. It aims at enhancing protection of unaccompanied and separated children in situations of conflict and natural disaster through strengthening and harmonising case management of UASC.

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