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13 Sep 2019
Students, teachers and principals from 30 schools in Moldova began the 2019 school year equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent and counter school violence thanks to trainings offered by the Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation....
12 Sep 2019
The Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) and on Refugees (GCR) have been adopted by the international community in 2018. They aim to better regulate international migration and manage major crises that cause large refugee...
11 Sep 2019
The UN Refugee Agency, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the International Organization for Migration warn EU states to raise their resources and practical support for the school systems to guarantee that all refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant...
11 Sep 2019
“Believe in something and do everything to achieve it. Believe in yourselves and the power of your voice because together we can change the world.”    Konstantinos, 17 years, and one of Eurochild’s former Eurochild Children’s Council Members has...
10 Sep 2019
Are so-called economic migrants less in need than ‘real’ refugees? Should a child on the move who owns a smartphone not be eligible for help? Does the global compact on migration push mass immigration? Some answers that will help you to counter the...
10 Sep 2019
"Upon return, families face similar challenges as the ones that pushed them to leave the country, such as poverty. Children are affected in particular." Terre des hommes improves the reintegration of migrant children and their families from Albania ...
10 Sep 2019
In 2015, more than 90,000 unaccompanied migrant children sought asylum in Europe. Last year that number dropped to nearly 20,000. This last week, the Fostering Across Borders (FAB) project, aimed at supporting these children by training care...
09 Sep 2019
As summer comes to an end and children return to school the widespread issue of bullying starts taking its toll on the lives of a significant number of students.  According to the American National Center for Education Statistics, in 2017, more than...
09 Sep 2019
Eurochild President and Chair of the Malta Foundation Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca emphasises the importance of fostering an inclusive attitude towards LGBT+ families. Originally published in The Malta Independent, Marie-Louise marks Malta Pride Week...
09 Sep 2019
The Projekt Maramures 're-education' camp is claimed to force German teens as slaves instead of the promised re-education and used a huge amount of state money. The project's managers deny the claims of abuse and exploitation. Five individuals were...

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