Category Archives: Events

Child protection symposium report available

The report of the Child Protection in Peace Support Operations symposium held on 13 October 2016 is now available here: Symposium report The symposium was an opportunity to discuss child protection issues, learn from each other, and build and strengthen … Continue reading

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Enhancing collaboration in the complexity of conflict: child protection symposium

On 13 October 2016, Save the Children through the project Strengthening Child Protection in African Union Peace Support Operations (PSO) in East and West Africa and the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) organized a Child Protection in Peace Support Operations … Continue reading

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Enhancing child protection capacity through peace support operations training

On 29 Aug – 09 Sept 2016 I attended a Child Protection Course that was funded by the Government of Denmark at the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in Karen, Nairobi. At a time when children continue to bear … Continue reading

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Eastern African Standby Force integrated mission planning course provide child protection accountability opportunities in peace building

Save the children has for the past three years worked towards harmonizing approaches and standardizing child protection training in Peace Support Operations (PSO), through partnerships with Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) and Training Centres Excellence. The Eastern African Standby Force … Continue reading

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African Union Commission Conducts the Civilians’ Foundation Course

Over the last three years, Save the Children has been collaborating with the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (AUPSO) and the Regional Standby Forces specifically focusing on strengthening child rights and child protection in peace support operations. This has … Continue reading

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Day of the African child: Protecting children’s rights in conflicts and crisis in Africa

‘With forty per cent of Africans aged 14 or younger, Africa is officially the fastest growing continent in the world.  Sadly, it is also the most conflict-prone region with three out of 10 African children living in fragile, conflict-affected regions … Continue reading

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Save the Children’s child protection training aired on Uganda’s TV station

Watch this 2 minutes videos on the child protection training of trainers held on 25 April – 6 May 2016 in Jinja Uganda. The training aimed at enhancing the knowledge and skills of the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) on … Continue reading

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A call for end term and training evaluations for the peace support operations project

End-Term Evaluation for the Project, Strengthening Child Protection in African Union Peace Support Operation The purpose of the Evaluation is to draw credible and useful information on the performance and challenges of the project, lessons learnt and recommendations that would … Continue reading

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Why stakeholders need to standardize and institutionalize child protection training

Watch this insightful YouTube video showing how the project is making progress in entrenching child protection within the African Standby Force

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New video on the child protection knowledge and learning event

On 7-9 December 2015, in Dakar Senegal, Save the Children through the project, Strengthening Child Protection in African Union Peace Support Operations in East and West Africa organized a knowledge and learning event. Watch the below YouTube video about the … Continue reading

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