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.