Date: September 7, 2023
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This webinar will provide examples of the practical implementation of the Model National Response in the Asian continent, drawing on the experience of Indonesia as a case study.
This is the second of a series of webinars that will explore how the Model National Response has been put into practice in different regions of the world.
You can register for the webinar here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BeYcj5TeSPuVFg6eJ_j5QQ
Overview of the webinar
After introductory remarks by Iain Drennan, Executive Director of the Alliance, and H. E. Mr. Wanchai Roujanavong, Thailand’s ACWC Representative for Children’s Rights, a UNICEF representative will share the findings from the Framing the Future report and our Model National Response’s Maturity Model before the webinar will focus on the experience of Indonesia.
Ms. Ciput Eka Purwianti, Director of Special Protection for Children from Violence, at the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, Indonesia (MOWECP) will share how Indonesia has used the Model National Response in their response against child sexual exploitation and abuse online, the challenges they have encountered, and the lessons they have learnt.
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.
About the speaker
Ciput Eka Purwianti is the Deputy Assistant of Special Protection for Children from Violence, at the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, Indonesia (MOWECP).
She has long been involved in coordinating policy-making and responses on special issues including child online protection, child abuse materials, Child Protection in Emergency, Human Trafficking, and also in addressing gender inequality in Science and Technology, and in the implementation of gender-responsive actions toward climate change mitigation.
Among the major programs she is currently responsible for are standardizing processes and capacity of integrated services for child protection across Indonesia, as well as orchestrating national efforts to prevent and respond to online child protection.
H.E. Wanchai Roujanavong is currently serving his second term of services as Thailand’s Representative for Children’s Rights at the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). H.E. Wanchai is a seasoned public prosecutor and legal expert who has dedicated more than twenty years to advocating for a safer and more inclusive world for children in Thailand and beyond.
Through his able leadership in chairing the joint ACWC-SOMSWD working group, the Regional Plan of Action for Protection of Children from All Forms of Online Exploitation and Abuse in ASEAN (RPA on COEA) was successfully developed and noted by the ASEAN Leaders in 2021 to supplement the Declaration on the Protection of Children from all Forms of Online Abuse and Exploitation in ASEAN which was adopted in 2019.