After 14 years at the helm of ChildFund Australia, CEO Nigel Spence stepped down at the end of December 2019. The Australian Council for International Development just recently named Nigel as the recipient of its Outstanding Contribution to the Sector Award, celebrating his 40 years of commitment, enthusiasm and tireless advocacy for children. ChildFund Alliance
During the annual May CEO and board forum, held this year in Dublin, representatives from all 11 Alliance organizations gathered during an evening out to recognize and honor members who are rotating off the board. On behalf of the Alliance, Secretary General Meg Gardinier acknowledged Chairman Michael Rose, Vice Chairman Lennart Wiklund, Treasurer Paul Newbigging,
A new ChildFund Alliance report shares promising findings from a joint member project that is providing Central American children and youth with alternatives to fleeing their families and communities in order to escape violence. Early Learnings of PICMCA: A Promising New Approach to Preventing the Crisis of Child Migration in Central America highlights the progress of a $15.2
More than 60 representatives of civil society, UN agencies and government joined with ChildFund Alliance and ChildFund members from Canada, Spain and the United States on December 4, 2018 for our program, The Protection of Children at Risk of Irregular Migration, hosted in partnership with UNICEF.
ChildFund Alliance member Barnfonden is currently coordinating with three civil society organizations (CSOs) on what is their largest project funded by the European Union: “Strengthening Civil Society and Social Accountability for Improved Access to Quality, Inclusive Early Child Development (ECD) Services.”
Thousands of children and their families are in urgent need of assistance following the most devastating earthquake and tsunami to hit Indonesia in almost a decade. More than 1,570 people have been confirmed dead and almost 200,000 people, 40% of whom are children, need urgent humanitarian assistance following a series of earthquakes that triggered a
More than 230 million children around the world have never been registered at birth and in the eyes of their country do not exist. As a result, these children will grow up stateless, with no official identity or citizenship. They will be “invisible” in society and, indeed, in the world. Approximately 37% of these children
New York, NY, 4 September 2018 — World Rugby and ChildFund have today launched a major international partnership to change children’s lives through the transformative power of sport, as part of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. “We awarded the tournament to Japan because we knew that it could be a powerful game-changer for sporting