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

Ruth Ferreras


Adriana Poveda


Daniela Sanchez

Information Management Officer

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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