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11 Jul 2019
Eurochild members, the University of Deusto and Utrecht University, released a position paper together with other Eurochild Children's Council members, to support the European Commission’s consultation process for Horizon Europe, the next EU...
11 Jul 2019
With  the  Strategic  Plan  for  the  Horizon  Europe  Programme,  the  European  Union  clearly highlights  the  importance  of  Research and  Innovation  (R&I) in  finding  new  solutions  to  the challenges we are facing. Horizon Europe aims...
04 Jul 2019
Eurochild, the European children's advocacy network, has partnered with the world's largest law firm, Dentons, for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. With Dentons providing legal support and expertise pro bono, it is...
02 Jul 2019
The Malta Children’s Associations Network (MaltaCAN) is a new platform inspired by Eurochild President, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, to promote, foster, and support children’s rights and child participatory mechanisms in Malta. ‘This is the first...
26 Jun 2019
Did you know that there is an EU Commissioner for Fisheries but no Commissioner for Children?  European leaders are about to decide on top jobs for the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union. Over the next five years, these...
26 Jun 2019
Did you know that there is an EU Commissioner for Fisheries, but no Commissioner for Children? Or that the EU lacks a single authority responsible for ensuring that EU policies recognize and enforce children’s rights? While children’s rights are...
25 Jun 2019
On 3 and 4 June, Education Ministers from the Western Balkans gathered in Belgrade for the 8th Ministerial Meeting of the Western Balkans Platform on Education and Training, organised yearly by DG EAC. This year, the chosen topic for discussion was...
06 Jun 2019
They report: “The (draft) strategy was attacked with false and provocative claims that it is diminishing the rights of the parents and that the state and the social services will be able to take away children from their families "based on the...
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...

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