Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS

Quality Alternative Care for Children and De-Institutionalisation Call for Proposals Publication reference: EuropeAid/158557/DH/ACT/Multi

13/02/2018 - 09:07

The European Commission has launched a call for proposals for actions to prevent family and child separation, take children out of harmful institutions and provide appropriate and quality alternative care for those deprived of parental care. The deadline for submission of concept notes is March 27, 2018 at 16:00 (Brussels date and time).

The global objective of this call for proposals is to ensure better outcomes for children by ensuring better implementation of the UN's Guidelines for the alternative care of children in their entirety, so that children enjoy equal chances to reach their full potential in societies.

The specific objective of this call for proposals is to provide quality care for children through the following priorities:

  1. Enabling governments to provide and take control of quality alternative care provision to children who are deprived of parental care, in line with UN's Guidelines on alternative care of children and/or
  2. Regulating and monitoring the quality of the alternative care solutions provided to children who are deprived of parental care and/or
  3. Supporting the transition from institutional to community-based care and
  4. Preventing the unnecessary separation of children from their families.

For more information on the call for proposals and to download the Guidelines, click HERE

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