On November 9-10, 2015 in Prishtina, Kosovo, Terre des hommes, Child Protection Hub and Defence for Children are holding a regional conference, “Sharing the Realities of Multi-Disciplinary Team Working.” It shall bring together child protection professionals, academics, government and NGO representatives from 13 countries to explore multi-disciplinary approaches to improve child protection system.
“Multi-disciplinary team working, where organizations work to assist families, is essential to maximize child protection efforts through a comprehensive understanding of the needs of the family by practitioners,” says Stephanie Delaney, international child protection adviser.
The conference will include an award ceremony for key contributors to the Child Protection Hub collaborative paper on multi-agency and inter-disciplinary work. The winners will receive funding to cover a professional development activity of their choice.
“This conference brings the unique opportunity to share and learn from different experiences and practices between countries within the region on strengthening child protection systems,” says Jezerca Tigani, Country Representative for Terre des hommes Albania & Kosovo.
Contacts in Tdh Delegation in Kosovo:
Kushtrim Islami, +377 (0) 45 512 757, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the organizers:
Terre des hommes Foundation aids children in need around the world. In South-East Europe, it focuses on children on the move and strengthening child protection systems.
Child Protection Hub promotes continuous improvement of child protection practices and policies in South East Europe through a participatory approach and community of practices, both online (www.childhub.org) and offline.
Defence for Children International is a nonprofit that has promoted and protected the human rights of children on a global, regional, national and local level for over 35 years.
Close collaboration was provided by the University of Pristina/Faculty of Philosophy and support by the Dutch Government's MATRA program, the Austrian Development Agency, the European Union and Oak Foundation.