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The International Development Safeguarding Conference 2019 will offer a leading platform to assess the progress made to date around improving safeguarding practices and discuss next steps in strengthening policies and approaches towards abuse and misconduct.

Participants will gain the latest practical and policy updates from key sector leaders about the collaborative steps being taken to address and prevent incidents of misconduct, and negligence around these, across the development and humanitarian aid sectors.

Reasons to Attend

Explore policy updates around tackling sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector

Assess best practice examples for ensuring the protection of vulnerable groups and for those in conflict zones

Gain insights into progress made by policymakers and practitioners to strengthen approaches to safeguarding

Analyse your organisation’s compliance with UK and international safeguarding regulations

Discuss lessons learned by organisations at the forefront of pioneering new approaches to safeguarding

Learn how to develop an effective safeguarding policy for staff, volunteers and beneficiaries

Evaluate the effectiveness of safeguarding practices through tailored Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) techniques

Network with sector leaders and practitioners to facilitate a collective response to safeguarding challenges

This Conference is specifically designed for Development Charities and Non-Governmental Organisations.

Typical job titles will include:

  • Chairs
  • Trustees
  • Chief Executives
  • Corporate Governance Managers
  • Heads of External Relations
  • Heads of Safeguarding
  • Directors of Governance
  • Compliance and Risk Managers
  • Heads of Volunteering
  • Volunteer Coordinators
  • Heads of Human Resources
  • Recruitment Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Heads of Strategy

The Conference is also open to the wider International Development Sector, including Voluntary and Private Organisations, to encourage discussion and networking.