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Child Safe Volunteering Hub Pacific

Promoting Child Safe and Responsible Tourism and Volunteering in Fiji and Vanuatu

What is the CSV Hub project?

The Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has established a new Child Safe Volunteering (CSV) Hub managed by AVI in the Pacific. The CSV Hub aims to support existing work and leadership in child safeguarding and the promotion of responsible tourism and volunteering practices.

What does the CSV Hub Pacific website provide?

The website provides a centralised space to collaborate and advocate for responsible and child safe practices in volunteering and tourism and share resources and information. The CSV Hub has been established to create networks and consider opportunities for partnerships and joint work across different sectors and industry.

Please contact us if you would like to share news, resources, events, workshops or current developments and work in the area of child safeguarding and child safe tourism and volunteering in the Pacific region. Contact the Pacific CSV Hub Coordinator Amita Prasad at APrasad@avi.org.au.

The CSV Hub welcomes and encourages participation by community and faith based organisations, NGOs, government, tourism and volunteer private sector operators, children’s services, schools, universities, police, church and community leaders, students, communities and children and young people.

CSV Hub Small Grants Scheme Round 2 OPEN

Round 2 of the CSV Hub Small Grants Scheme opens on 24 February 2021 closing 5pm on 30 April 2021. Please go to https://avp.smartygrants.com.au/CSV2 to submit your application. For the Grant Guidelines click on the Resources tab above.

The Pacific

Child Safe Tourism Brochure Fiji

Child Safe Tourism Brochure Fiji for tourism stakeholders - MCTTT Fiji and CSV Hub

Landmark moment as the UN calls for the end of orphanages.

On the 18 December 2019, for the first time ever, all 193 member states of the United Nations have formally recognised that orphanages don’t protect children, they harm them, and have called for the progressive elimination of institutional care globally.

For more information see: https://www.hopeandhomes.org/news-article/unga/?fbclid=IwAR2AcfuaNoEmbLZWsDd-9AcWuFnyXlAyGboTGmlxkd2QsM6F_Pk90Z-EV6s