Cooperation agreement signed with civil society organizations

2022-06-15 08:38:21

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Within the framework of the U.S. Department of State funded ‘Child Protection Compact’ (CPC) project, World Vision Mongolia signed a cooperation agreement with civil society organizations to implement the ‘Home Visitor’ approach in Bayanzurkh, Songinokhairkhan, Chingeltei, Sukhbaatar and Bayangol districts. The signing ceremony took place on June 10, 2022.

The officials from the U.S. Embassy, Family, child, youth development agency, the City Governor`s Office, Metropolitan`s Family, child, youth development department and the districts` Governor` office and Family, child, youth development departments attended the signing ceremony.

‘Home Visitor’ is an international best practice approach which aims to improve families and communities` care and protection for their children. 5 civil society organizations including Lantuun Dohio, Volunteer Center of Mongolia, the Scout Association of Mongolia, Education: Gateway to Future Development and Adolescent`s Development Center have been selected in the open tender to implement “Home Visitor” approach at the CPC project districts.

The United States and Mongolia signed the U.S.-Mongolia Child Protection Compact Partnership in 2020; under the partnership World Vision and the Asia Foundation Mongolia are implementing the ‘Child Protection Compact’ project. The purpose of the Child Protection Compact Partnership is to strengthen the efforts of the Mongolian government, NGOs, and civil society organizations to effectively prosecute and convict child traffickers, to provide comprehensive, trauma-informed case for child victims of these crimes, and to prevent all forms of child trafficking in Mongolia.

Source: World Vision Mongolia 

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