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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...
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...
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...
01 Apr 2019
The first Training of Trainers (ToT) for justice professionals was held for representatives from Morocco and Tunisia on 25–26 March in Strasbourg. The Council of Europe (CoE) reported that the EU-supported event integrated the CoE Human Rights...
28 Mar 2019
During the 2014 European Elections, a network of organisations working for children’s rights came together to elect the ‘Child Rights Champions’ – European politicians engaged in defending the rights of children in Parliament – which led to the...
19 Mar 2019
AL JAZEERA NEWS reports that according to a UK charity, thousands of children of European nationals or those with EU citizenship could fall through the cracks of the UK's registration system after Brexit. What does the Settlement Scheme mean for...
19 Mar 2019
As unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children form a significant part of the refugee and migrant population who are still arriving in Serbia, the number of unaccompanied children is changing substantially and accounts...
19 Feb 2019
  The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking(IC) based at the University of Bedfordshire, UK, is coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual...
15 Feb 2019
UNICEF and UNHCR have joined their efforts in calling for governments and regional organizations to end child statelessness in Europe, after the significant rise in the number of children identified as stateless in Europe in the recent years....
12 Feb 2019
Members of European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution calling for additional efforts to combat anti-gypsyism in the EU. Some of the most important areas where Roma rights continue to be violated across the EU are relation to education...

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