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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...
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,...
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-...
30 Apr 2019
About INSPIRE Every year, over 1 billion children experience violence. Ending violence against children (VAC) requires a whole of society approach. Violence robs children of their childhood and compromises every other investment in them. It...
19 Apr 2019
19 April 2019 marks the end of the term for the European Parliament. In just over a month, in a direct vote on 23-26 May, EU citizens will elect the new House. It will be the task of the future European Parliamentarians to finish negotiations on the...
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...
05 Apr 2019
Immigration detention of children, both of children who are alone or with their  families, is a widespread practice in EU member  states.  Although numbers  of children in detention are not adequately collected and published on national  level, the...
02 Apr 2019
Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni spoke today at the opening of the 12th European Forum on the Rights of the Child, an annual conference organized by the European Commission that gathers key actors from different...
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...

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