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Research Article

International Fund on Child Protection and Roles of Local Government

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283263,
        author={N N Sirait and Rosmalinda  Rosmalinda},
        title={International Fund on Child Protection and Roles of Local Government},
        proceedings={The 1st Workshop on Multimedia Education, Learning, Assessment and its Implementation in Game and Gamification in conjunction with COMDEV 2018, Medan Indonesia, 26th January 2019, WOMELA-GG},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WOMELA-GG},
        year={2019},
        month={4},
        keywords={governments child protection international fund},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283263}
    }
    
  • N N Sirait
    Rosmalinda Rosmalinda
    Year: 2019
    International Fund on Child Protection and Roles of Local Government
    WOMELA-GG
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-1-2019.2283263
N N Sirait1,*, Rosmalinda Rosmalinda1
  • 1: Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
*Contact email: ningrum.sirait@gmail.com

Abstract

Convention on the right of the child (CRC) states the obligations of state party in article 4 which provides opportunities for state party such as Indonesia to have international cooperation. This paper figures out research results which conducted for 8 months in the Sumatera Utara province. The objective of the study was to determine the role of local government in the context of international fund for child protection program. There are three proposed questions concerning program, funding, and supervision including monitoring. In depth interviews and focus group discussion (FGD) involved local governments (OPDs) and agency for regional development (BAPPEDA). The study obtained information as follow: (a) Child protection programs performed by local government in collaboration with CSOs; (b) lack of international fund for Child protection managed by local government; and (c) supervision and monitoring are conducted internally or by up level of OPD. As recommendation, the local government needs to collaborate further with local CSOs in child protection including the program which supported by international fund(s)