Learning and Development Task Force
The CPWG Learning and Development Task Force, with support from UNICEF and Plan International, held a face-to-face Child Protection in Emergencies training in Bangkok, Thailand, 20-24 April. The aim of the training was to improve and increase the knowledge, skills, confidence and overall capacity of practitioners in the technical area of child protection in emergencies. 25 participants from 7 organizations (Save the Children, World Vision, PLan International, UNICEF, ACTED, Terre des hommes, Danish Refugee Council) and one academic institution (University of KwaZulu Natal) attended. The training addressed the various learning needs of child protection in emergencies practitioners with different backgrounds and levels of experience, facilitating mutual learning. Participants rated the value of the training as high.