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28 Jan 2020
An estimated 4,640 children travelled to Iraq or Syria, alone or with their families, to join the ‘Islamic State’. Since the fall of the terrorist group, many of these children live in displacement camps in deplorable conditions. They have not only...
27 Jan 2020
In cooperation with the Croatian Association of Social Workers, Child Hub has developed a pilot training model that will empower social care professionals to use modern technologies for their own educational and professional empowerment. As a final...
27 Jan 2020
Stories from child survivors of the Holocaust could help children fleeing conflict today, say researchers from Aberystwyth University who study how past trauma affects the adult life of survivors. They believe these stories could also give insight...
27 Jan 2020
In the last few years, a large number of people apply for international protection in Greece. Among these, there is an increasing number of unaccompanied minors who stay alone in Greece.  Due to the growing number of unaccompanied minors their...
27 Jan 2020
In January, Eurochild and the Learning for Well-being Foundation published a resource for anyone and everyone looking to implement and strengthen child participation: We Are Here: A Child Participation Toolbox. NGOs and civil society organisations...
27 Jan 2020
Eurochild has signed a joint letter addressed to Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-centred gathering convened by the UN Women, calling for stand-alone action on, and participation of, adolescent girls in the global conversations aimed to...
26 Jan 2020
The Moria complex on the island of Lesbos has capacity for 3,000 people, but there are now more than 19,000 people crammed inside, more than 1,000 of which are unaccompanied migrant children. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) claims that many of these...
24 Jan 2020
The UN General Assembly launched the World Programme for Human Rights Education to develop knowledge and skills, to promote a framework for actions to be taken, and to strengthen collaboration at all levels. The programme encourages everyone to...
24 Jan 2020
On 22 January the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights met for the first time with the leaders of networks in the Child Rights Action Group in Brussels. The meeting was hosted by Members of European Parliament who are co- and vice-...
23 Jan 2020
On 21 January,  the Prime Minister of Republic of Moldova has chaired the first meeting of the National Council for Protection of the Rights of the Child (CNPDC). Attending the event were Health, Labour and Social Protection Minister Viorica...

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