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11 Dec 2019
Opening Doors brought together 5 major international organisations – Eurochild, Hope and Homes for Children, the International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO), the European branch of the International Federation of Educative Communities (FICE...
11 Oct 2019
According to information by the newspaper 168 óra, the Budapest Police Headquarters has already launched two investigations into the Pest County Child Protection Center and Territorial Child Protection Service (PM Tegyesz), because of procedures for...
03 Oct 2019
‘Innovative Programme’, funded by the British government is designed to help support families where children are at risk of going into care because of their parents’ problems with mental health, domestic violence or addiction. The program aims to...
30 Sep 2019
Milo Djukanovic, President of Montenegro held a meeting with UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore during his visit to New York at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange experiences, inform about...
17 Sep 2019
Very often when fatal consequences occur in children served by child protection agencies and services, the question arises as to whether they can do something to prevent it, some critics argue that they could seriously risk the lives of children....
03 Sep 2019
The SOS Children's Village Serbia Foundation organizes training to support professionals dealing with children without parental care within the project "Alternative Care and Children's Rights in Serbia". So far, the training program has been...
30 Jun 2019
'Resignation Syndrome' was first reported in Sweden in the 1990s after children of families applying for refugee status collapsed into a catatonic state and remained vegetative for years. There is no Hungarian equivalent to this psychiatric illness...
29 Jun 2019
The Völgyzugoly Foundation for differently-abled children has been operating since 2016 in Budapest’s 17th district. This year it received a Goodwill Award as a volunteer community doing social work. The foundation was created by parents who have...
03 May 2019
Milan Šveřepa, the co-chair of the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care, wrote an interesting blog on the deinstitutionalisation process and people with intellectual disabilities. These issues were...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...

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