Working Group


The INSPIRE Implementation Working Group serves as the voice and decision-making arm of the community of practice and provides leadership and strategic guidance in the implementation of INSPIRE-related interventions. Drawing on previous experiences of the establishment of committees and working groups, the membership of the working group shall be geographically, and perspective balanced and include 20 members (See Appendix A) and meet every three months. Members of the Advisory and Operational Support Team can be self-nominated or nominated by the Community of Practice members, Co-Chairs or the Secretariat and confirmed by the Secretariat with majority vote. The objectives of the Working Group are:

  • provide strategic advice on the direction of programming and implementation through the Collective Action Framework
  • liaise between the Community of Practice members and represent interests of the community of implementers
  • support the development of global tools related to capacity building and implementation
  • support global and regional-level initiatives and lease with community members on national-level needs
  • match implementation support demands with members best placed to supply the support
  • lend subject‐matter expertise on VAC
  • share the responsibility of ensuring success of the implementation process and the quality of the outcome
  • provide feedback on global best practices the Community of Practice should adopt or consider adopting
  • review new evidence and programmatic implications, and make recommendations on key INSPIRE technical areas
  • strengthen data collection and evidence base to guide future decisions on the implementation of INSPIRE
  • all responsibilities outlined for the Community of Practice (COP).

Working Group Members Include:

  • African Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Care and Protection of Children (CPC) Learning Network, Columbia University
  • Child Protection Network Foundation
  • Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Ignite Philanthropy
  • Impact and Innovations Development Centre
  • Pan American Health Organization
  • PEPFAR
  • Plan International
  • Red por la Infancia Argentina
  • Together for Girls
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Violence Prevention Alliance Jamaica
  • World Bank
  • World Council of Churches
  • World Health Organization
  • World Vision International | CSO Forum Representative