Annual meeting

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action on Preventing Harm to Children.

2021 annual meeting

The 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action was held from the 4th to 8th of October over a virtual platform, where Child Protection actors had an opportunity to come together and exchange knowledge and experience, while networking with other agencies, academics, policy makers and donors.

This year’s theme, Preventing Harm to Children, was selected to explore the lessons learnt, promising practices and innovative approaches to preventing harm to children in humanitarian contexts.

The meeting explored primary prevention approaches that address risk and protective factors that negatively impact children in humanitarian settings in particular, alongside examples of prevention programming in emergencies from other sectors.


why is prevention important


What are potentional risks

Missed the 2021 Annual Meeting? Do not worry! The recordings from each session will be available on our YouTube Channel soon. In the meantime, please explore the background materials, resources & live recordings:

Key Resources

Summary: 2018-2020 The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Strategic Plan

Through extensive consultation with local, national, regional and global humanitarian actors, the Alliance has defined its strategic priorities for the period 2018−2020. These priorities were incorporated into the work plan of the Alliance’s technical working groups and task forces and will guide the work of the Alliance over this period.

The purpose of the strategic plan document is to better

Briefing Note - Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks


This briefing note provides an overview of the Guidance Note: Protection of children during infectious disease outbreaks  which provides child protection practitioners with guidance on how to ensure that children's protection needs are considered in preparation for, and in response to, infectious disease outbreaks.