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CPMS Further Initiatives & Resources

The CPMS endeavours to be both comprehensive and concise. In order to accomplish that goal, we have developed a set of materials that complement the handbook.

Check out what’s new at the CPMS WG

Good news for Spanish- and French-speaking humanitarians interested in strengthening their ability to use the Child Protection Minimum Standards (CPMS) in their work. The CPMS eCourse will be available in those languages in just a few weeks.

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Download, view or purchase print copies of the CPMS

Contextualisation and Implementation

Explore our resources to contextualise and implement the CPMS in your setting- from refugee contexts to infectious disease outbreaks and beyond. Also download a case study (coming soon) that relates to your context.

CPMS Implementation Tool Kit

Working Across Sectors

Pillar 4 of the CPMS is an excellent entry point for how all Humanitarian actors contribute to the protection of children. If you’re from another sector or working with our sector, check out our microsite!

Working Across Sectors

Measurement

Looking for how to measure your work? The CPMS have significantly improved the quality and measurability of child protection work in humanitarian settings. Using the Table of Indicators will help you generate, synthesise and build evidence to promote effective interventions.

CPMS Table of Indicators

Glossary

View the Glossary to better understand the terminology we use in Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.

Glossary

Training and E-Course

Whether you’re looking for resources to introduce the CPMS to frontline workers, onboard staff or working towards obtaining your Free CPMS E-Course Certificate the Alliance has you covered! Be sure to also check out the Learning and Development page.

CPMS Training Resources (Coming Soon)  CPMS E-Course

Awareness and Briefing

A collection of up to date materials for running a briefing, presenting on each standard, or animating a discussion using the Facilitation Notes from our video series

CPMS Briefing Pack CPMS Slide Deck (Coming soon)

Illustrations and Videos

Wanting to make your training and awareness activities more visual? Check out this collection of illustrations and icons by region or standard! Or view our fantastic collection of CPMS videos on our Alliance Youtube channel.

CPMS Illustrations CPMS Videos

Further Readings

Stay up to date with our list of regularly updated, relevant readings for each of the 28 standards and cross cutting issues.

CPMS Further Resources

Additional Materials

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01 Feb 2022
Collaborating across humanitarian sectors is crucial to protecting children, promoting their well-being, and making the most of available funding. The CPMS Working Group’s “Working Across Sectors” initiative is gathering technical resources to help...
13 Dec 2021
Seeing Forced Displacement and Protection Through a Child’s Eyes When her hometown erupted in violence, young Mariam was forced to flee with part of her family. Three years later, she tells her story in I am Mariam, a delightful, illustrated book...
20 Apr 2021
Millions of children are facing increasingly complex humanitarian crises. Helping them cope and recover takes a wide range of support, including specialised child protection interventions. But no single sector has all of the knowledge, skills and...
26 Mar 2021
Apply by 16 April 2021 - The 2021 round of the CPMS Innovation Fund will support three to four creative projects (each $8,000 to $10,000 USD) to promote quality and accountability through implementation of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection...
24 Feb 2021
Working across sectors to promote children's protection and well-being is a priority for the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action. The 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) also provides focused...
19 Jan 2021
Check out this important, newly updated training resource to help your team build their knowledge of the 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS)! To enroll, CLICK HERE!  This introductory e-course is for anyone...
04 Dec 2020
In 2010, the former Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) developed the first Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Competency Framework. It provided a harmonised, inter-agency approach for child protection in humanitarian action (CPHA) actors to...
04 Nov 2020
Print copies of the 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action are now available for direct purchase. You can buy them online in single or bulk quantities for Praction Action Publishing in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish...
02 Oct 2020
With the 2019 edition of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS), we are well prepared to improve quality and accountability in children’s protection and well-being. But the CPMS itself is only the first step in...
04 Aug 2020
The CPMS Working Group is excited to present a new introductory video for the 2019 edition of the CPMS. 
18 Jul 2020
On June 25, the CCP TF and the CPMS Working Group co-hosted a webinar to launch CPMS #17: Community-Level Approaches to Child Protection. The webinar featured a panel of CCP TF members who walked attendees through the changes to this new standard...
25 Jun 2020
Please use this registration link for this webinar. The CPMS WG is launching a new webinar series to introduce the new standards in the 2019 edition of the CPMS. This webinar focuses on Community-Level Approaches to Child Protection, which replaces...
10 Jun 2020
This is one of the side-events to be convened during the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS), which builds on this year’s HAS theme: “Reinforcing humanitarian assistance in the context of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations: taking...
05 Jun 2020
All 2019 CPMS materials are now available in English, French, Arabic & Spanish. On June 25th, (9 a.m. Eastern Time) please join us for a webinar exploring what's new in Standard 17 (Community-Level Approaches to Child Protection). The CPMS state...
05 Jun 2020
Ever at a loss for words? The CPMS is also available as a series of illustrations: A professional illustrator created images based around children's lives in the Lake Chad region of West Africa A community development project using art was...
20 May 2020
Please use this registration link for this webinar. Kindly join the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the Child Protection AoR for an introduction to the 2019 edition of the global Minimum Standards for Child Protection in...
14 May 2020
Please use this registration link on Zoom. - Kindly join the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and the Child Protection AoR for an introduction to the 2019 edition of the global Minimum Standards for Child Protection in...
30 Apr 2020
For the edited recording, click here. - The CPMS WG is launching a new webinar series to introduce the new standards in the 2019 edition of the CPMS. This webinar focuses on standard 16 - strengthening family and caregiving environments - in the...
29 Apr 2020
The Child Protection Minimum Standards Working Group has develoed a resource for using the CPMS in the COVID-19 response.   The 2019 CPMS package is now available in French and Spanish. A huge thank you to all the agencies and individuals who...
15 Apr 2020
The Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) have become one of the key resources for humanitarian workers since its launch in 2012.  The CPMS have been developed to support child protection work in humanitarian settings...

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