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12 Sep 2019
The Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) and on Refugees (GCR) have been adopted by the international community in 2018. They aim to better regulate international migration and manage major crises that cause large refugee...
10 Sep 2019
Are so-called economic migrants less in need than ‘real’ refugees? Should a child on the move who owns a smartphone not be eligible for help? Does the global compact on migration push mass immigration? Some answers that will help you to counter the...
10 Sep 2019
"Upon return, families face similar challenges as the ones that pushed them to leave the country, such as poverty. Children are affected in particular." Terre des hommes improves the reintegration of migrant children and their families from Albania ...
10 Sep 2019
In 2015, more than 90,000, last year nearly 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children sought asylum in Europe. The Fostering Across Borders (FAB) project, ended this week, aimed to support these children by training care professionals in Austria,...
05 Sep 2019
Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orbán, said yesterday at a government-organized conference on population trends, that economic incentives for families should boost birth rates and solve population issues, not immigration. The 3rd Budapest...
05 Sep 2019
Tear gas was used by the Greek police against hundreds of children in a migrant camp in Lesbos on Wednesday. The cause was that the young migrants set fire to trash bins at the Moria camp. The migrants were protesting for better living conditions a...
05 Sep 2019
Serbia’s refugee agency has cited Croatian border police for torturing an Afghan refugee child and denying him and 15 other migrants their right to claim asylum. Croatia's interior ministry denied the claim as ‘unfounded and... absolutely...
20 Aug 2019
The roundtable conference, ‘Child Protection & EU Funding for Migrant Populations in Greece: A reality Check and the Way Forward’, which was held in May, in Athens, brought together child protection experts and migration stakeholders to discuss...
14 Aug 2019
A recently published study by the EU-funded project GEMM (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets), and its partner, Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), examined hiring practices across Europe. The study found that children with an...
11 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...

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