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18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
16 May 2019
On 14 May 2019 children from Children’s City Council Opatija organised a panel discussion between children and candidates for the European Parliament elections to encourage candidates to become child rights champions. As Child Rights Champions,...
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...
27 Mar 2019
The Romanian government, holding Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2019, has made the promotion of children’s rights – particularly the right to participate – its key priority. The “Bucharest Children’s Declaration” will be...
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...
22 Mar 2019
Children have been protesting and calling governments to address climate change, with strikes organized around the world on 15 March. UN experts have voiced their support for these efforts to protect the environment by approving the Human Rights...
15 Mar 2019
Last year, Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, started the first school strike outside the Swedish parliament, urging the government to acknowledge climate change and take preventive action. The world slowly started paying attention, and pupils...
27 Feb 2019
Under the authority of the Ministry of Labour and Social Justice, the National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Adoption plans to organise a ‘Children’s Summit’ on 6–7 May, days prior to the Sibiu Summit on the Future of Europe...
22 Feb 2019
Young people from across Scotland have made recommendations on EU funding, opportunities to work, study and travel, the economy, trade and jobs, upholding human rights, and Brexit as they share key concerns about their relationship with Europe. 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...

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