Webinar: Child Protection and COVID-19 (Including Considerations for Refugee Populations)

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and UNHCR

Children in refugee contexts are at heightened risks of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Alliance of Child Protection in Humanitarian Action with UNHCR hosted a webinar to explore the key considerations for adapting child protection responses in refugee settings to the current pandemic, including broader protection considerations. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction
  • Presentation of the Technical Note and other resources by the Alliance
  • Key considerations for protection of refugee children in the COVID-19 context 
  • Examples and practices from the field (speakers from / about the field practice) 
  • General refugee protection considerations in the COVID-19 context
  • Resources and peer support
  • Q&A