ESARO Regional Learning Platform on Care Reform,

The Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform hosted a webinar with policy makers and practitioners from Eastern and Southern Africa explain what care reform is, why it is so important, how to begin care reform and key lessons learnt from successful care reform programmes.

ESARO Regional Learning Platform on Care Reform,

The Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform hosted a webinar on September 20, 2022, with panel of experts who explored how the social service workforce can be strengthened to support care reform in Eastern and Southern Africa.

ESARO Regional Learning Platform on Care Reform,

The Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Platform hosted a webinar on September 20, 2022, with experts from across Eastern and Southern Africa to share lessons learnt about care reform from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform,

The Task Force on Foster Care of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform held the fifth webinar in the spotlight series on Fos

CERI, UNICEF Sri Lanka, UNICEF India,

Sri Lanka government officials visited the state of Rajasthan in India to view family-based care models that will inform Sri Lanka’s child protection system as the country transitions into an innovative approach that supports children in family settings. CERI, in partnership with UNICEF Sri Lanka and UNICEF India, hosted the delegation’s visit to family-strengthening, foster care, and group foster care models implemented by Foster Care Society and the Department of Child Rights in Rajasthan.

Ukraine Children’s Care Group,

Under the auspices of the Ukraine Children’s Care Group, one of two learning events were held in July and September 2022. This event, "Addressing the need for foster care in the context of the Ukraine crisis", was held on September 7th in collaboration with HDPI. It focused on better understanding the foster care systems and services in Ukraine and neighbouring countries hosting Ukrainian refugee children, specifically Poland, Romania, and Moldova.

Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI),

This report provides a summary of the learning exchange that took place around family-based care (family strengthening, foster care, specialized group care) in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India on August 24 - 28, 2022.

European Network on Independent Living - ENIL,

This COSP 15 side event was organised by ENIL, in cooperation with Disability Rights Defenders. It addressed the issue of increasing segregation of persons with disabilities in institutions as a result of the war in Ukraine, despite lessons learned during COVID. It focused on the role of the funders in the humanitarian response and the post-war recovery, urging for full compliance with the UN CRPD and ensuring that no funding goes towards institutionalisation of persons with disabilities.

Better Care Network,

In this video, Anne Kinuthia, shares how social work practitioners from Kivuli, a residential care service provider in Kenya, used a simple, fun, and non-threatening activity called My Say to help children, families and staff, surface and process their emotions during the organization’s transition.

Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform,

Speakers from Mothers Choice, Hong Kong and the International Parent Advocacy Network participated in the webinar and their presentations focused on:

- Examples of family based care, reunification and support in Hong Kong
- The shared goals of parents and foster carers
- The resources required to work together successfully