Project profile — Protection and Socioeconomic Inclusion for Venezuelan Children and Adolescents on the Move


UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund (41122)
2022-03-16 - 2024-01-01
Global Affairs Canada
NGM Americas

Country / region 

• Peru (25.00%)
• Colombia (33.00%)
• Ecuador (20.00%)
• Guyana (11.00%)
• Brazil (11.00%)


• Immigration:
Immigration (15136) (20.00%)
Human rights (15160) (80.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (principal objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project seeks to improve protection and socioeconomic inclusion for Venezuelan refugee and migrant children and adolescents, especially girls, in host communities in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana and Peru. Targeting more than 41 thousand migrant and refugee boys, girls and adolescents. Project activities include: (1) providing technical assistance and advocacy for drafting national and local legislative and policy reforms that ensure gender-responsive, sustainable and implementable policies and services for migrants and refugees; (2) increasing the capacities of the social service workforce to improve protection for migrant children and adolescents; (3) providing technical assistance to implement life skills and network-building support strategies for adolescent girls and LGBTQ2 adolescents; and (4) increasing the capacities of adolescent girls and LGBTQ2 migrant adolescents by strengthening their life skills capacities and further access to employability and economic empowerment.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) strengthened response of gender-sensitive government systems to prevent and address the vulnerabilities faced by migrant girls, boys and adolescents; (2) increased access to sustainable care, protection and justice services for children, especially unaccompanied minors, girls and LGBTQ2 children; and (3) increased access to social inclusion opportunities through equal participation, empowerment and life skills for adolescents affected by human mobility, especially adolescent girls and LGBTQ2 adolescents.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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