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The Partnership has a founding Executive Council, which provides strategic and technical leadership, which will, for the initial 4 years [2016-2020], be chaired by the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF). The Founding Executive Council of the Partnership comprises of representatives of Governments, the ACERWC, the Regional Economic Communities, pan-African, sub-regional, national and international organisations with the dedication to and experience in addressing violence against children in Africa. These are representatives of:

  • Governments of the three Pathfinding countries in Africa, namely Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda
  • African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
  • East African Community Secretariat
  • Economic Community of West African States Secretariat
  • Southern African Development Community Secretariat
  • Global Partnership to End Violence against Children
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children
  • African Movement of Working Children and Youth
  • African Child Policy Forum
  • Oak Foundation
  • Save the Children International
  • Better Care Network

The Founding Executive Council oversees the functions of the Partnership’s Secretariat and provides strategic leadership and guidance to the Secretariat of the Partnership with a longer-term perspective as well as defining the broad contours of the Partnership’s areas of interventions. The Council also makes final decisions on the Partnership’s programme of action and its budget and staffing requirements. The Council members, given their prominent profile, will support the Partnership in mobilising resources and having greater visibility, as well as being its ambassadors within their respective areas of work and region.

Africa Avenue (Bole Rd),
Next to Alem Building #2, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Email: secretariat@endviolenceinafrica.org
  • Phone:+251 116 628192
  • Fax: +251 116 628200

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