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30 Aug 2019
In Serbia, the "Our Child - Our Decision" initiative has been launched, seeking an amendment to the Family Law, to give parents the right to identify potential guardians of their children in the event of a family tragedy. Parents stress that the...
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...
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...
24 May 2019
The Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection – KOMF, in partnership with SOS Fshatrat e Fëmijëve Kosovë, recently held a workshop to draft the Advocacy Strategy 2019–2021 for the decentralization of social and family services in Kosovo. The workshop...
19 Apr 2019
19 April 2019 marks the end of the term for the European Parliament. In just over a month, in a direct vote on 23-26 May, EU citizens will elect the new House. It will be the task of the future European Parliamentarians to finish negotiations on the...
12 Apr 2019
Beginning of April, the 12th European Forum on the rights of the child was organised by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. As this year marks the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the rights of the child, the aim of the Forum was...
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...
30 Jan 2019
01/10/2019. a meeting of the Resource Person Team within the Chilld Protection Hub project was held in the  Child and Youth Protection Center in Zagreb. Along with the experts who participated in the project for the fourth year, new experts were...

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