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10 May 2019
A recent study published by the Finnish University of Turku shows that children born to immigrant parents are more prone to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than those whose parents are native born. The study involved 3,639 children...
07 May 2019
On 24 April 2019, a representative of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, took part in the national meeting, ‘SIRIUS: Positive Development and Steps Towards Educational Integration of Refugee Children: Good Practices from...
06 May 2019
The Italian government recently introduced a law abolishing humanitarian protection for people not directly affected by conflict or natural disasters, and henceforth, new comers and long-term asylum seekers will not be offered a two-year residence...
21 Mar 2019
1. EU asylum applications fall to pre-2015 levels In 2018, 580 800 first-time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union, marking a return to levels recorded in 2014, before the peak year 2015,...
27 Feb 2019
Migrant children and youth are especially vulnerable to social exclusion. Through the MINT Project, Terre des hommes and its partners aim to empower refugee and migrant children, as well as European youth, to engage in new integration activities. By...
14 Feb 2019
UNHCR together with the funding from the EU has been running KEDU, an informal school on Kos, Greece for children refugees living there. Xenia Passa, a protection officer with UNHCR explained “it is important for refugee children to find normalcy in...
25 Jan 2019
A joint publication of the OECD’s International Migration Division unit and the European Commission`s DG for Migration and Home Affairs provides extensive analysis and comparison of the integration of migrants in the EU, OECD as well some of the G20...
15 Jan 2019
The suspended Riace`s mayor Mimmo Lucano became known for supporting pro-migrant policies and welcoming migrants and refugees. Shortly after he faced accusations of corruption and had to leave the function and the town in line with the court order,...
08 Jan 2019
STA is reporting that the Koper Science and Research Centre has been granted EUR 2.8m for a project that focuses on the integration of migrant children into European societies, as part of Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

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