COCD is a Registered Child Safe Organization (CSO)

COCD was accredited as a Child Safe Organization (CSO) by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) in July 2012.

COCD is one of only 9 registered Child Safe Organizations in Cambodia.

To be certified as a Child Safe Organization:

  • All staff, volunteers and visitors to project sites, are required to understand the Child Protection Policy (CPP) and sign the Child Safe Organization Code of Conduct.
  • All staff are committed to following all terms and conditions of the CPP and nine standards.
  • One staff member, known as the “Child Protection Officer” is responsible for monitoring any abuse within COCD.