Safeguarding training delivered to ACCESS 2 partners

Safeguarding training delivered to ACCESS 2 partners

During April 2024, the Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable Sustainable Services – Phase 2 (ACCESS 2) program oraganised  trainings on safeguarding for national and subnational government counterparts, and ACCESS 2’s strategic implementing partners (SIPs) who are working in the disability or/and gender-based violence (GBV) sectors.

The training to GBV partners was conducted on 19 April 2024, while disability partners received training on 25 April 2024.

The purpose of this training is to assist partners to:

  • develop a comprehensive understanding of the ACCESS 2 safeguarding measures,
  • understand the reporting procedures, including reporting obligations, timeframes, and appropriate responses,
  • facilitate adjustments to their organisation’s existing safeguard policy.

Participants will improve knowledge on Fraud and Control, Grant Management, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection, and Communication and Publishing guidelines from ACCESS 2 experts in order to better implement their activities.

ACCESS 2 recently official launched it program. The Australian Government through the ACCESS 2 program is working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia and SIPs to improve service delivery for persons with disabilities and women affected by GBV, including indigenous communities.