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Learn more about the latest news from Children in Adversity's partner organizations, calls to action, and information from our Strategy launch event.

USAID Video: Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity Launch Event

On June 17, 2019, representatives from U.S. Government Departments and Agencies, as well as other donors and stakeholders supporting the world's most-vulnerable children and their families, came together to launch Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (APCCA), the five-year Strategy to guide U.S. international assistance for the world’s most vulnerable children. The launch event was held in the White House Eisenhower Executive Office Building Auditorium.

View a video of the launch event on USAID's Youtube platform here.

Department of State 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

On June 20, 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled the 2019Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. Visit the Department of State website for the PDF and HTML versions of the report.


Partnerships Plus Call for Concept Papers No. PP-EI-002, “Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity”

The Partnerships Plus project invites qualified local and/or U.S.-based organizations, private voluntary organizations, non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, or universities to submit a Concept Paper as a first step in a competitive process for Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (Protect and Care) to support the achievement of the Objectives established in the U.S. Government Strategy on Children in Adversity, Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (APCCA), whose implementation is coordinated by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Center on Children in Adversity (CECA) and Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF), described in section A.3 of this call.

A total of $2,000,000 USD is available. Partnerships Plus intends to award up to three subgrants, with no one award exceeding $1,000,000. The actual number and size of subgrants under this call will be determined based on the content and responsiveness of the Concept Papers received, need/requirements of USAID and JSI, and availability of funds for the proposed activities. The period of performance for each subgrant shall not exceed 33 months.

Important dates for this Call:

Due Date for Questions: Monday, June 24, 2019 05:00 PM EDT

Answers are posted: Friday, June 28, 2019

Due Date for Submissions: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 05:00 PM EDT

Questions regarding this call and the final Application should be directed to olga_cojocari@jsi.com.

For more information, read the full solicitation details from JSI or download the Call for Concept [PDF, 736KB].


Medium Blog: Prioritizing Family

Learn more about the U.S. Government’s new strategy, Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity: A U.S. Government Strategy for International Assistance (APCCA) with this blog post on Medium, Prioritizing Family.