SOS Children's Villages of India was invited by Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights to spoeak on "Strengthening Family Care programme" on 10th December 2013. SOS model of care was presented during the session on "Foster care and community based care".
The organization actively participated in National Consultation on United Nations - Stakeholders Workshop: Developing the agenda post 2015 MDG (Millenium Development Goal). It also participated in a seminar on creation of National Action and Coordinating Groups on Violence Against Children (NACG) in India which was organized by UNICEF.
Two state level seminars, one in Bhopal and the other in Bangalore on "Child's Right to Quality Care" were organized during the year. About 70 representatives from various Government Departments, INGOs, NGOs and other stakeholders participated in the seminar at Bhopal. The seminar in Bangalore was done in collaboration with the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnatka. The seminar brought together 100 participants from child care NGOs, UNICEF, WCD department, Government of Karnatka and media.