In March ChildHub was launched in 3 more countries: Croatia, Serbia and Moldova.
On March 19th in Zagreb Brave Phone presented the ChildHub to elected experts, who are soon to come the Project Multidisciplinary Child Protection team. They have discussed advantages and challenges of the project. Among the strengths they mentioned multidisciplinary functioning, sustained support, access to knowledge and information, opportunities of advocating legislative and practice changes in order to provide appropriate work conditions for experts and thereby provide more effective services to children.
The next day Terre des hommes Moldova launched Child Protection Hub in Chisinau. The event brought together representatives of key child protection organisations and institutions from Moldova and introduced them to the project.
During the event, the participants found out more about the regional project, its objectives and approaches, and explored the various learning and networking features of www.childhub.org. The event will be followed by establishing the national team of resource persons and promoting the initiative among all child protection professionals in the country.
The same day the ChildHub was launched in Belgrade, Serbia. At the event the ChildHub website was presented and expectations and opinions were collected from the participants. Nevenka Zegarac, professor of the University of Belgrade, presented the upcoming baseline study that is going to be conducted in the whole region of SEE this spring.
In April Childhub will be launched in a few more countries: Albania, Kosovo and Bosnia.