SOME RESULTS FROM THE UN-EU PARTNERSHIP IN 2009 IN THE AREA OF CHILD PROTECTION:
In Northern Uganda in the Acholi sub-region, NGOs were supported as lead agencies in child protection. With EU support, the UN supported 59 of 62 sub-counties in the region on training on child protection issues for community development o!cers, probation and social welfare o!cers and social workers.
In Albania laws were drafted for child protection and child abuse/exploitation, the national child helpline was put into operation and the first national shelter for domestic violence victims was identified. A campaign for behavioural impact on violence against children in schools is being finalized.
In Sri Lanka 637 children separated from their parents were reunited with parents and relatives or cared for in interim care institutions. With support of the UN, all these cases are being followed up. 121 temporary learning spaces allowed 46,000 displaced children to be educated. 1,764 emergency latrines were rapidly constructed in camps. Tens of thousands of hygiene kits and environmental cleaning kits were distributed.