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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...
12 May 2019
In 2016, UNICEF reported that more than 50 million children had been displaced, from which, 28 million were fleeing violence and insecurity. Children are often separated from their families, or they travel alone, making them targets for trafficking...
12 Apr 2019
FutureLearn, an awarded platform for online learning is now offering a new online course, ‘Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children.’  The course focuses on the care and protection of unaccompanied and...
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...
25 Feb 2019
According to UNICEF, there are currently 10,787 unaccompanied foreign minors in Italy, significantly less than the 18,000 counted in 2017. UNICEF explained that this is the result not only of fewer foreign minors arriving, but also that some minors...
20 Feb 2019
According to the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, unaccompanied migrants across Europe are facing an increasing number of challenges, and ensuring child rights, especially in relation to migrating children, remains unachieved. The...
15 Feb 2019
The Pulitzer Center articles paints a unique picture about the challenges unaccompanied refugee minors in Greece face, explaining how the system in place fails them and what can be done to improve the situation. The article tells a story about 16-...
02 Feb 2019
The UNHCR published a new report urging authorities to end detention of children for immigration purposes, integrate children in their national systems, and provide them with the guardianship systems. Unaccompanied children should be provided with...
31 Jan 2019
The actors of the play Pizza Shop Heroes will travel to Malta to perform on the migration conference and share their experience with the international and national audience. For some of them this will be the first time to travel legally across...
25 Jan 2019
FORUM project is an initiative aiming to contribute to providing capacity building for professionals dealing with migration and child protection, as a precondition for good quality service of foster care. The main goal is to provide professionals...

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