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Viernes 15 Junio 2018 Mariela* lleva solo un mes viviendo en Saravena (Arauca. Tiene dos hijos, Mario de 3 años y Juliana de 10 años. “Lo que está pasando el país política y económicamente, nos obligó a emigrar, a salir y a buscar un futuro para los muchachos”, comenta.
Cuenta que tuvo la suerte de tener un sitio donde llegar y que la documentación no fue un problema: “Tenemos familia acá. Estamos empezando. Yo soy venezolana, nacionalizada colombiana. Y mis hijos también tienen papeles colombianos porque somos hijos de padres colombianos.
_Conflict, poverty and gender bias create toxic environments for children _
The Day of the African Child champions the protection and rights of African Children. It commemorates the bravery of the youth who lost their lives through massacre against the Apartheid government in 1976. The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the then OAU (now African Union) set a side 16th June as the Day of the African Child.
by Diana Quick
ChildFund Alliance, together with 23 other civil society organizations, wrote an open letter regarding the situation of children in Yemen to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ahead of the publication of this year’s Children and Armed Conflict Annual Report.
Today the European Parliament, Council and Commission provisionally agreed on a new reception conditions directive as part of the Common European Asylum System. The directive sets out the standards for reception of asylum-seekers all EU member states should achieve. It is key to ensure that asylum-seeking children are safe and protected as soon as they arrive.
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Fairfield, Conn. (June 14, 2018) – Save the Children is deploying a team of medical workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to help raise public awareness of the deadly Ebola virus—especially among children.
Heather Kerr, Save the Children’s Country Director in DRC said: “While the DRC has successfully rooted out previous outbreaks of the disease, this one is harder to stop because it has spread to the city. Total vigilance is now required to ensure there is no spark to ignite an epidemic.
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Save the Children's work in West and Central Africa is wide ranging both in geographical and programmatic scope. The region is characterised as a fragile context with large scale humanitarian and development needs. Save the Children is prioritising work in response to continuous needs in these countries.
WESTERN VISAYAS PROGRAM OFFICE
The job post holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance to SCI finance policies and procedure, standards and local laws and regulations. The FO enforces internal control through review and monitoring of financial transactions and documents to safeguard SCI resources and reporting the status of the budget.
Qualifications and Experience
Learning Opportunities and Protection in an Inclusive Environment for Pre-school Children in Metro Manila (KASALI) Project
Luzon Program Office, Quezon City
Child Protection level - 3 the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
Application open until July 1st!
The Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership (Humanitarian Leadership Programme) is a uniquely intensive and challenging leadership programme designed for humanitarians.
The GCHL/HLP is a comprehensive eight-month programme designed by an expert group of humanitarians, academics, and leadership development specialists to transform the leadership offered by humanitarians and their organisations. Applications are now open for the July 2018 intake.
This 2 weeks residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).