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01 Nov 2019
A newly published report from Malta conducted in 2018 by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS) unveiled stats about the work of the Youth Services of Agenzija Appogg National Support line 179, which only last year received 9,010 genuine...
10 Oct 2019
The Roma community is one of the largest minority groups in the EU, with an estimated number of 10 million Roma living in Europe. Helena Dalli, the EU new commissioner for equality, has stated that she will soon visit one of the most discriminated...
12 Sep 2019
The Party of European Socialists (consisting of the Socialist, Social Democratic, Labour and Democratic Parties from all around Europe), aims to preserve values like democracy, freedom, equality and justice. Which is why it acts in the child-...
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...
02 Sep 2019
Home Affairs Ministry of Malta published that 104 unaccompanied migrants under 18, mostly males, arrived in the country in 2018. The youngest was just 11 years old. Based on the country's  procedure these children are first carried to the Initial...
02 Jul 2019
The Malta Children’s Associations Network (MaltaCAN) is a new platform inspired by Eurochild President, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, to promote, foster, and support children’s rights and child participatory mechanisms in Malta. ‘This is the first...
17 Apr 2019
(17 April 2019, Brussels) Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Former President of Malta has been elected President of Eurochild, a children’s rights advocacy network with 176 members in 34 countries. The elections took place during the...
27 Mar 2019
Following the first roundtable in January 2019, during which children had the opportunity to voice their opinions and share their priority areas with EU election candidates, a follow-up roundtable was organised by the President’s Foundation for the...
19 Jan 2019
Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society at San Anton Palace organized a roundtable hosting 13 prospective members of the European Parliament (MEP) candidates and a group of children looking to appoint the new MEP who will be representing them in the...
02 Jan 2019
More than 90 Maltese academics together with 232 other academics from all over the European Union issues a press release urging Member States to open their ports and allow  the 49 migrants currently stranded in the Mediterranean Sea to safely enter...

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