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02 Sep 2019
The Riigikogu (the unicameral parliament of Estonia) and the Office of the Chancellor of Justice looked at Estonian children's welfare in a recent seminar called "Child Well-being Indicators: Current Situation in and Possibilities for Describing the...
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....
01 Aug 2019
  27 professionals, representatives from Civil Society Organisations, childcare practitioners and child-protection workers working with children in the cities of Tirana, Elbasan, Fier, Lushnje, Vlorë, Lezha and Kukës, as well as representatives from...
31 Jul 2019
More than 50 children from low-income families participated in the "I have the right to have rights –learning our rights through play" summer camp on 17–21 June. The camp was organized by Ion Creangă Gymnasium in the children’s village, Zârneşti in...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
02 Jul 2019
With students from all over Greece being the protagonists, and their teachers and parents also participating, the European Student Volunteer Network of YouSmile, initiated in 2012 by “The Smile of the Child”, Greek member of Eurochild, hosted the...
29 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe is holding a call for applications from international NGOs / international consultants to prepare, coordinate and implement child participation at its upcoming Children’s Rights conference. The conference will mark the mid-term...
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...
13 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about the Energy@school programme, which encompasses 41 Central European schools in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, parts of Italy and parts of Germany. The project ends at...
03 Jun 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children (NBU), and the Reflective Learning Bulgaria Association have created a training tool for the ‘Firefly’ project, developed by SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria in partnership with SOS Children'...

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