Protection from sexual exploitation and abuse: Mapping of country level networks and global initiatives - 2017

from Inter-Agency Standing Committee
Published on 09 Mar 2017 View Original

Are you looking for PSEA Networks at country levels ?

Three SEA coordination mechanisms exist in CAR: HCT, UNCT, and SRSG/MINUSCA. Common actors bridge the task-forces at both senior and technical levels i.e. HC, DHC, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF. (HCT) PSEA Task Force

• Chaired by UNFPA, reports to the HC/DHC. UNFPA also chairs the PSEA Focal Points network in Bangui and within the region. Agencies PSEA field focal points report to their PSEA focal points.
• Focus: Prevention and engagement with communities: awareness-raising within personnel;
advocating for code of conduct signed by organizations, establish community complaint mechanisms.

Response: SOPs including an inter-agency case management protocol and a victim referral mechanism, support each organization on internal procedures. Coordination: inter-agency PSEA focal point networks; bi-annual work-plan, capacity building at senior and technical levels.

(UNCT) PSEA Crisis Committee

• Chaired by UNFPA and UNICEF, the Crisis Group reports directly to the DSRSG/RC • Focus: Created for crisis management at the UN senior level, primarily MINUSCA, but also including UN agencies, the HC, and the DHC.


• The structure is chaired by the Special Representative to the Secretary General (SRSG) and includes the Conduct and Discipline Team, (chaired by the chief CDT), the HQ Joint SEA Prevention Team, and 4 field Joint Protection Team (JPT) designed specifically to address SEA concerns. • Focus: Prevention and engagement with communities: patrols, SEA risk assessments in military and police contingents/camps, military and civil personnel training, communication campaign, compliance with “Off Limit Places”, etc. Response: enhance case management and referral mechanisms internally and with humanitarians. Coordination: Inter-section focal points at capital and field levels.