Thematic news: Children on the move
[European Union] Roll-out Trainings for Care Professionals and Youth Facilitators
09 Dec 2019
Roll-out trainings for care professionals and youth facilitators are being organized in Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania as part of the BRIDGE project.
[Bosnia and Herzegovina] Bosnia must Immediately Close Vucjak Migration Camp - Council of Europe
06 Dec 2019
The Council of Europe raised their concern regarding the Vucjak migration camp located in Bosnia and Hercegovina; the Council urged the Bosnian government to close the migration camp and to take further steps in improving the quality of treatment
[United Kingdom] Child Migration Brings an Array of Benefits to the Host Country and to Children
28 Nov 2019
With the mainstream media in the UK seemingly determined to portray the impact of immigration as negative and harmful, it is vitally important for parity to be established and the truth to be vocalised.
[European Union] The Protection of Children in Migration – Promising Practices
27 Nov 2019
The European Commission created a site to collect promising practices on the protection of children in migration.
[Greece] Τerre des hommes Hellas: Public Announcement on the new plan of the Greek Government to address the situation of migrants and refugees
26 Nov 2019
The Greek child protection organization, Terre des hommes Hellas, believes the authorities’ new plans for refugees and migrants put at risk the mental health and well-being of thousands of children and young people.
[European Union] How Social Workers Can Protect Children across International Borders
18 Nov 2019
‘There is a “new normal” emerging for childhood to which social work practice must adapt.’ – writes Caroline Housman, CEO of Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in her article.
[European Union] 5 questions and answers about Gender-Based Violence affecting children and youth on the move [BRIDGE project]
18 Nov 2019
November 18 2019 is the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. This year’s theme is “Empowering children t
[Greece] Baby dies in Moria migrant camp, MSF reveals
17 Nov 2019
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday that a nine-month-old baby died at the Moria migrant camp due to severe dehydration.
[Ireland] 'Success Story': Refugee wins Scholarship to Study Medicine
07 Nov 2019
In Ireland, a 17-year-old girl, Suaad, who is a refugee from Syria, received a scholarship to further her studies due to her excellent grades.
[Bulgaria] Bulgaria’s government approves changes to Foreigners Act regulations
06 Nov 2019
Bulgarian government accepted amendments to the Foreigners Act and the Child Protection Act to ease the application for residence for people from non-EU countries with Bulgarian origin.