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19 Dec 2019
The many environmental and other protests this year by youth demonstrates that they have a voice, and urgenly reminds us to listen to them. Children and adolescents must also be looked after, esecially those whose rights are taken away; some were...
17 Dec 2019
With the adoption of the Lisbon Treaty in 2009, the EU agreed that the promotion of children’s rights is one of its core objectives. In reality, most of what the EU does ignores children. Even in policy areas directly relevant to children, such as...
12 Dec 2019
Over 70 people — teachers from all over the country, representatives of district education directorates, representatives of the European Union, the Council of Europe, UNICEF, Terre des hommes Moldova and the Institute for Rural Initiatives —...
11 Dec 2019
On 27 November 2019, the Slovenian Association of Friends of Youth (SAFY) organised a conference on children's participation entitled ‘Citizens of the Future’. The event was organized to mark the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights...
26 Nov 2019
The text of the resolution is the result of the cooperation of five political groups, i.e. EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL. The resolution clearly underlines the utmost necessity for the European Union (EU) to act in this field...
22 Nov 2019
These findings from Eurochild’s new report on the 2019 European Semester were launched at the Towards No child poverty in Europe 2030 event on 14-15 November in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Stiftung in the European Parliament in the presence...
22 Nov 2019
The event addressed a number of systematic challenges for children’s rights: child sexual exploitation, new challenges for media, the breakdown of traditional family structures and new ways of collecting and processing data.  Eurochild President...
21 Nov 2019
The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe, initiated by Eurochild members, Children in Scotland and independently led by the charity in partnership with Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights), will also develop resources to...
20 Nov 2019
What would you say if people made decisions about you without consulting you? It would be a violation of your rights. The same applies to children; this right is specifically set out in Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: “the...
30 godina Konvencije o pravima djeteta
15 Nov 2019
On the occasion of the International Children's Rights Day-November 20 and the 30th birthday of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the group of international child protection organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, composed of Hope and...

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