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Webinar on Faith communities and children on the move

What the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration and the global compact on refugees mean for children and what faith communities can do for their implementation.
Webinar on Faith communities and children on the move

Photo: UNICEF

Event details

When

30 April 2019

Where

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What the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration and the global compact on refugees mean for children and what faith communities can do for their implementation.

30 April 2019, 8:00-9:30 am (EST)

Draft agenda

  • Introduction - Caterina Tino, Communication Specialist, UNICEF & Peter Prove, Director, International Affairs,  World Council of Churches
  • What the two Global Compacts mean for children - Verena Knaus, Senior Adviser, UNICEF
  • The Faith Action for Children on the Move global initiative - Amanda Rives, Senior Advisor, Child Protection, World Vision International
  • Overview of current response, program approaches, best practices, policy frameworks and advocacy efforts by faith communities in support of children on the move - Olivia Wilkinson, Director of Research, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities
  • Sharing best practices by local faith communities :
  • Accompanying Migrant Minors with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunities (AMMPARO} - Mary Campbell, Programme Director, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Mediterranean Hope Project - Fiona Kendall, European and Legal Affairs Advisor, Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI)
  • Islamic Relief Worldwide(TBC)

Questions & answers


For more information : Frederique.Seidel@wcc-coe.org