Webinars and Events on COVID-19 Response

Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), Mar 26

This webinar will bring together key global agencies including WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, LEGO Foundation, ARNEC and other partners, to provide a briefing on resources and actions being mobilized by each agency in response to COVID-19 and more.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and UNHCR, Apr 02

The Alliance of Child Protection in Humanitarian Action with UNHCR will be hosting a webinar to explore the key considerations for adapting child protection responses in refugee settings to the current pandemic, including broader protection considerations. 

ISPCAN, Apr 03

In this webinar, Barbara Fallon of the University of Toronto and Delphine Collin-Vezina of McGill University will share information from the new University of Toronto Policy Bench report, Child Welfare and Pandemics Literature Scan (Sistovaris et al., 2020), including current knowledge of child welfare and pandemics, the impact on children in the Canadian child welfare system, potential policy solutions that could mitigate the detrimental effects of pandemics, and the measures taken to control the spread of disease.

International Disability Alliance & European Disability Forum, Apr 08

This virtual event will take place in lieu of the parallel event planned for the 64th Commission on the Status of Women “Bringing the Voices of Women and Girls with Disabilities to CSW64” and will be accompanied by a dedicated communications strategy.

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (GPEV) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), Apr 08

This webinar will provide an overview of the issue, with lessons learned from past emergency contexts, current data on the prevalence of violence against children, presentation of guides and strategies to promote the protection of children and country presentations on strategies being currently implemented. 

CAFO, Apr 15

This webinar on protecting vulnerable children and families during a global pandemic will be presented by Dr. Delia Pop, Director of Global Programmes of Hope and Homes for Children.

UNICEF & the Alliance for Child Protection In Humanitarian Action, Apr 22

This webinar will present guidance - including a number of front-line examples - on how to adapt Child Protection Case Management interventions to the new COVID-19 pandemic and better understand the important role of Child Protection actors in the emergency.

World Blind Union (WBU), Apr 22

The World Blind Union (WBU) will host a Facebook live session on “Home schooling, how to help our children in time of Covid-19" on Wednesday April 22nd at 12 Noon EST.

ISPCAN, Apr 23

As COVID-19 negatively impacts all aspects of the well-being and development of children, this webinar will focus on one aspect that is often overlooked: the impact on their emotions and spirituality.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Better Care Network, UNICEF, Apr 24

The aim of this webinar is to elaborate on the Technical Note in support of child protection practitioners and government officials in their immediate response to the child protection concerns faced by children who are at risk of separation or in alternative care during COVID-19 pandemic.