The ISSA Network Advantage - Prioritizing young children's development in emergencies
In emergencies, the amount of investment in ECD is scarce and very fragmented. More than half of humanitarian and refugee response plans focus on immediate needs while neglecting the overall development, learning and well-being of the youngest children and their caregivers.
ISSA and War Child join forces in new partnership initiative
War Child has partnered with ISSA to provide funding that will be used by ISSA and our Member organizations to deliver crucial psychological first aid and psychosocial support to young children and families in the countries dealing most immediately with refugees and internally displaced persons.
Training of Trainers: Foundational training on psychological first aid and trauma-informed practices
As part of ISSA's Ukraine Response, the Secretariat held two Training of Trainers (ToT) online events for trainers and resource persons from ISSA Member organizations in Ukraine, Poland, Romania Moldova, Bulgaria, and Slovakia.
Wide Open School: "Learning from ISSA Network is a Huge Added Value of our Membership"
ISSA Member in Slovakia Wide Open School is an open non-profit organization focused on community development and lifelong learning in socially disadvantaged groups with an emphasis on families, especially with children in early age, and with an a
Creating a Functioning Model of Stakeholders Collaboration in Municipalities with Romani Communities
A functioning model for multi-stakeholders collaboration at municipality level to work with Romani communities is developed to improve the responsiveness and accountability of local authorities, particularly elected and senior civil servants towards marginalized Roma communities and to build the capacity of local authorities and Roma community representatives to develop and implement policies and public services that are inclusive of all, including Roma.
Roma ECD professional success stories - Dream to Grow
The Dream to Grow campaign shares 12 multipurpose advocacy stories, highlighting the successes of Roma ECD professionals who are supporting Roma children and families in their countries – celebrating the example they are setting for future generations.