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Convening thought leadership in issues affecting children.

Experts' workshop on gender-responsive and age-sensitive social protection

6 May 2019 - Despite the importance of both gender and age in order to achieve social change, there is little evidence on how social protection systems and programmes can be more gender-responsive, as well as sensitive to different age groups’ specific risks and vulnerabilities.

Evidence on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh

30 Nov-Dec 2019 -  The workshop's objective is to establish current evidence and inform future direction for research on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh. Bringing together 24 experts on the topics of child labour and education, as well as donors (DFID) and programme partners (ILO, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, IDS, UNICEF country offices), the workshop represents the main inception activity for the DFID-funded research project “Supporting DFID’s Asia Regional Child Labour Programme: Evidence on Educational Strategies to Address Child Labour in South Asia". The project is carried out by UNICEF Innocenti, as part of the broader DFID “Asia Regional Child Labour Programme”.
Participants at the 7th Transfer Project Workshop held April 2019 in Arusha, Tanzania. © Michelle Mills.

Transfer Project workshop 2019

2-4 April 2019 - A gathering of social protection experts and stakeholders to promote cross-country learning on cash transfers.
Participants from Eastern Europe and Central Asia meet for introductory training on multidimensional child poverty at UNICEF Innocenti in Florence, Italy July 8-10, 2019.

Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) training

11 July 2019 - How can we measure child poverty in the unique contexts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia?
UNICEF Innocenti held a training course to introduce multidimensional child poverty measurement to national stakeholders and UNICEF country office specialists from the Europe and Central Asia region. Participants were introduced to measurement of child poverty and completed exercises using national statistics to develop nationally contextually appropriate indicators for measuring child poverty in their countries.

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