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Study Visit to Edinburgh, Scotland

Friday, November 21, 2014

Representatives of Partnerships for Every Child (PfEC), Ministry of Labour, Social Protection, and Family, and local public authorities from Soroca, Ungheni, Orhei, and Falesti, had recently a study visit to Edinburgh, Scotland. The visit was organized by PfEC within the USAID-supported project “Children in Moldova live in safe and secure families”, in cooperation with Healthprom and Falkirk Council. The goal of the visit was capacity building of Central and Local Public Authorities within the Child Protection System Reform, alternative care services development, in line with the UNCRC.

The study tour agenda included a training program provided by a group of child care experts working in government and non-government sectors in Scotland. The participants visited a wide variety of social services in educational institutions in Falkirk.