The Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) was activated in Colombia in March 2020 to facilitate a humanitarian response on the protection of children and adolescents against all types of violence, neglect, exploitation and abuse in emergency contexts such armed conflict and violence as well as natural disasters. The main role of the Working Group is to support the Protection Cluster to facilitate and ensure the protection of children and adolescents affected by all types of emergencies is central to the humanitarian response of national authorities and all actors in the humanitarian coordination architecture.

Country Key Contacts

Grace Agcaoili & Maria Gabriela Villota

Coordinators (UNICEF)

Adriana Poveda

Co-Coordinator (CID)

Daniela Sanchez

Information Management Officer

Key Figures

2021 response plan in numbers

People in Need
People Targeted
Funding Requested
Funding Received

Other Resources

Colombia Briefing

This country briefing of Colombia looks at the ongoing armed conflict between the government and illegal armed groups, now entering it...


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