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11 Oct 2019
Share New guidance has been issued by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, which focuses on how to respect children’s rights in returns policies and practices through a legal framework. The...
10 Oct 2019
In the last two weeks, the Members of the European Parliament had the occasion to grill the new team of Commissioners-designate in a series of hearings aimed at evaluating whether they are fit for the job. Albeit the confusing and sometimes...
02 Sep 2019
Security over privacy is in the focus of NSPCC campaigning challenged by David Spencer, VPNCompare's News Editor. In general, encryption helps to keep people safer online, messages are more secure and less vulnerable to hackers and online...
02 Aug 2019
Within the framework of the project, 'The Right of the Child to Have Their Voice Heard', funded by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, and co-financed by the Republic of Serbia, and with the support of...
15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
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-...
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...
27 Feb 2019
Under the authority of the Ministry of Labour and Social Justice, the National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Adoption plans to organise a ‘Children’s Summit’ on 6–7 May, days prior to the Sibiu Summit on the Future of Europe...
20 Feb 2019
Shamima Begum was 15 when she left the UK to join an ISIS fighter. After four years she escaped, and is now in a camp for refugees in Syria, where she delivered a baby just days ago. She showed no regrets about the past, but expressed a desire to...

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