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

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.

Child & Youth Space

Announcing the launch of the Child & Youth Space

The Space has been developed for children and young people in Fiji and contains information on child and youth rights, online safety, and access to local services in a child and youth friendly format.

The Youth Blog is all about creating a conversation of young people’s voices. It provides a place to connect, explore and share ideas, stories and issues that are important to children and youth in Fiji. Children and young people can also submit artwork, videos, poetry, music and podcasts.

Global Hub

Rethinking Short Term Missions

Together, let’s improve mission trips and leave unethical missions behind.

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.

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