As part of the “Reducing Risk Vulnerability in Eastern Ukraine” project on January 25 and 26, R2P capacity building team held two educational webinars on Protection Mainstreaming.
During the event, special attention was paid to improving the understanding of humanitarian principles and standards of protection of civilians in emergencies among local authorities. The role of international and humanitarian organizations during emergencies was also brought into focus.
Besides, webinar participants shared their professional experience in emergency context. These events were attended by representatives of local authorities, government agencies involved in risk reduction in Volnovakha raion. In particular, employees of the Department for Social Protection of Volnovakha District and Ugledar City Amalgamated Territorial Community, Center for Social Services for Children and Youth, Territorial Center for Social Services, Child Protection Service, Vugledar Police Department. Representatives of Petrovska, Chermalytska, Novoselivska, Novotroitska communities also participated in the events.
“Reducing Risk Vulnerability in Eastern Ukraine” Project is funded by USAID (in particular, by its Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, BHA), and has been implemented since 2019 by 3P Consortium led by ACTED.