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The escalation of conflict in Ukraine has forced more than 5 million people - mostly women and children - to flee to neighbouring countries. With the escalating crisis, the needs are growing by the hour.
The war is taking a heavy toll on children and families. Too many people are experiencing and/or witnessing acts of violence that are unbearable and dehumanizing.
The first-ever meeting of the Pan-European Mental Health Coalition, a new network of organizations and individuals aiming to transform mental health systems across the WHO European Region, gathered to discuss ways to support the mental health of people in Ukraine.
Policies and programmes that support a positive migration experience for all – including the very vulnerable migrant children – hinge on strengthened data and evidence. Better quantitative and qualitative data and evidence are urgently needed to protect and empower all migrant children. Join us for a discussion on the state of progress achieved since 2018 in making data on migrant children more timely, available and responsive to policy and programme needs.
The European Commission has proposed a “10-Point Plan for stronger European coordination on welcoming people fleeing the war from Ukraine” (endorsed by the European Parliament and the Council) that includes: creation of an EU platform for registration; an EU level coordinated approach for transport and information hubs; and a call to enhance reception systems and ensure continuity of care and suitable accommodation, among others.
- Job no: 550724
- Contract type: Consultancy
- Duty Station: Geneva
- Level: Consultancy
- Location: Switzerland
- Categories: Child Protection, Emergency
The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a ready-to-use, easy-to-contextualize workshop package, including PowerPoints, checklists and tip-sheets, case studies, and videos, to support the application of Pillar 4 in the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Standards to Work Across Sectors. Sectors of focus will include Education, Health, Food Security, Camp Coordination and Camp Management, and Nutrition.
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF's Regional Advisor - Child Protection for Europe and Central Asia, Aaron Greenberg – to whom quoted text may be attributed - at a press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
There were an estimated 100,000 children in Ukraine’s institutions before Russia’s war on Ukraine which began in February 2022.
There are claims that thousands of disabled Ukrainian children have been forgotten and abandoned in institutions that can’t look after them. The human rights organisation, Disability Rights International, has carried out an investigation and found children with severe disabilities tied to beds in overrun children’s homes unable to cope.