- As part of the fight against COVID-19, the International Service Social – West Africa (ISS-WA) has made donations to shelters for children difficulties in Burkina Faso.
- The right to education of internally displaced children/youth in Burkina Faso made possible thanks to WANThe insecurity affecting the Sahel has left hundreds of thousands of people displaced, including many children and young people. In the "9th" district of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, some large families are settled and live in precarious conditions, with food, economic, sanitary and housing problems. Sensitive to the situation of internally displaced children and young people and faithful to its commitment in their favour, ISS-WA, through WAN, set up in December 2019, as a matter of urgency, an initiative to promote the rights to education called INITIATIVE 1-2-3. A total of 123 of them have been supported in an educational project. Three months after their reintegration into schools, ISS-WA and the AMWCY organised a follow-up mission for these children and their families.
As a symbol, this year 2018 ended with the adoption of the Global Compact on Migration, and as a place of adoption the African continent and precisely Marrakech. It must be said that Africa has been very present in the collective imagination of the thousands of actors who came to celebrate the new good word on migrants. Moreover, our continent was the silent godfather of this important moment in human history. Crystallizing all the fears and all the challenges that would push us today to the absolute necessity of a better "migration management".
They are said to be stronger than the average child, because of their resilience and the immunity that comes from living on the streets and in precarious conditions.
- COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE FIFTEENTH STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING AND ANNUAL PEER REVIEW FOR CHILD PROTECTION OF THE WEST AFRICA NETWORK (WAN) 03-04 DECEMBER, 2019, SALY, SENEGAL.
The RAO is a transnational mechanism for the referral, care and protection of children in mobility and in difficulty in West Africa. It is a network of state and non-state professionals who communicate, collaborate and use the same tool for the care of these children and young people. This common care tool, composed of eight steps of operational procedures and standards is the ECOWAS Manual for the Protection and Reintegration of Vulnerable Children and Young Migrants.
- My name is Djibril Fall, I am African and of Senegalese nationality. Like many of us who do it in the shadows, I aspire to make my time on earth a useful moment for as many people as possible, starting with those who need it most.
- ECOWAS AND ITS PARTNERS ARE PLANNING ACTIVITIES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REGIONAL DIMENSION OF THE PROJECT TO SUPPORT THE PROTECTION OF CHILD VICTIMS OF VIOLATIONS OF THEIR RIGHTS (PAPEV) IN WEST AFRICA.
- FINAL EVALUATION of the project Promoting effective sub-regional governance of migration and protection of children and young people on the move between Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire and Mali MALI AND BURKINA - FASOFINAL EVALUATION of the project Promoting effective sub-regional governance of migration and protection of children and young people on the move between Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire and Mali MALI AND BURKINA - FASO
- The West Africa Child Protection Network (WACPN) is a vast network of state and civil society actors that has developed, over time, a common methodology for caring for vulnerable children in situations of mobility.