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The West Africa Network

The West Africa Network’s goal is the protection and reintegration in professional and social life of children who are on the move and in a vulnerable situation within the West Africa transnational context.

SSI/Marc Aellen

Formerly called “West Africa Program”, the West Africa Network for the protection of Children (WAN) has as goal the protection and reintegration, professionally and socially, of children who are on the move and in a vulnerable situation within the West Africa transnational context. Regional cooperation based on a participatory approach (children, families, NGOs, States, childhood professionals , etc. ) of the 15 countries of the Economic Community of  West African States (ECOWAS ), including Mauritania, WAN has established itself over the years as a key mechanism in the child protection system in West Africa.