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13 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about the Energy@school programme, which encompasses 41 Central European schools in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, parts of Italy and parts of Germany. The project ends at...
06 Jun 2019
On June 4th, Terre des hommes Romania (Tdh) hosted a conference with the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) about alternatives to child detention in the context of migration and asylum. Guests from around Europe...
29 May 2019
The European Social Fund (ESF) has traditionally been associated with employment initiatives, but in recent years, growing attention has been paid to how these EU funds can help tackle poverty, especially child poverty, and social exclusion. Last...
29 May 2019
The #VoteforChildren coalition campaign asked European citizens to vote for candidates who committed to becoming Child Rights Champions, and called on European Parliamentary candidates to break the cycle of poverty, invest in children, listen to...
29 May 2019
Eurochild, with 15 other NGOs, is advocating to create a new Children's Rights Intergroup in the European Parliament. Within this campaign, European citizens were asked to vote for candidates committed to becoming champions of child rights, and...
10 May 2019
A report by the United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF – reveals that in the first 3 months of 2019, roughly 16,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to enter Europe. The UNICEF report notes that although the latest statistics...
06 May 2019
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, former president of Malta and current president of Eurochild, urged the European Union to put the issues of child rights and child participation on its agenda and make them a priority. ‘Child participation in decision-...
06 May 2019
The Italian government recently introduced a law abolishing humanitarian protection for people not directly affected by conflict or natural disasters, and henceforth, new comers and long-term asylum seekers will not be offered a two-year residence...
29 Apr 2019
The National Herald reports that the number of unaccompanied minors (UAM) seeking asylum in Greece has increased in 2018, at the same time warning about the complaints from the activists in Greece that those minors are being 'routinely locked up in...
29 Apr 2019
The article written by Vladimir Kolev and published on the European Public Health Alliance website provides a concise overview of the most salient events of the fourth EU Roma Week, which took place from the 18th to the 21st of March.  Organized by...

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