Symposium on sharing best practice in orphans and vulnerable children programming : workshop report November 2004

WORKING GROUP ON ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN, UK CONSORTIUM ON AIDS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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2004

This CD-ROM documents a symposium dedicated to sharing best practice in orphans and vulnerable children programming. It includes the symposium report, and slides and 2-page summaries of each presentation. In addition, it includes a number of useful publications produced by the by the UK AIDS NGOs Consortium's Working Group on Orphans and Vulnerable Children member organisations and partners. The symposium was organised around five key themes: 1. Strengthen the capacity of families to protect and care for orphans and vulnerable children by prolonging the lives of parents and providing economic, psychosocial and other support; 2. Mobilize and support community-based responses; 3. Ensure access for orphans and vulnerable children to essential services, including education, health care, birth registration and others; 4. Ensure that governments protect the most vulnerable children through improved policy and legislation and by channelling resources to families and communities; 5. Raise awareness at all levels through advocacy and social mobilization to create a supportive environment for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS

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Symposium on sharing best practice in orphans and vulnerable children programming
London
2 November 2004
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