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09 Sep 2019
On 9th September when the new school year was opened in Bucharest, Klaus Iohannis (Romanian President) and Snežana Samardžić-Markovic (Council of Europe Director General of Democracy) addressed the impact of the “INSCHOOL” project. The Inclusive...
08 Sep 2019
On 6th of September, the European Commission published the 2019 annual report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies, summarizing action taken in education, health, housing and discrimination. Unfortunately, there are no...
06 Sep 2019
On 13–14 November 2019, the Council of Europe will hold, under the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, a Children Rights Conference marking the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC). It...
06 Sep 2019
On 27 June 2019, the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo adopted the Law on Child Protection, a significant achievement and milestone in the protection of children’s rights. Since 2013, Terre des hommes (Tdh) has promoted the need to legally...
06 Sep 2019
Self-harm, just like suicide is currently a taboo, but it often occurs during teenage years, so it is important to talk about it.  But what is self-harming? Cutting, harming the body with a sharp object, like knife, blade, broken glass, without the...
05 Sep 2019
70 per cent of children aged between 8 and 18 in Albania affected by some form of violence based on a report by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in 2018. 46 per cent of these cases are not reported due to indifference and even 36...
05 Sep 2019
Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orbán, said yesterday at a government-organized conference on population trends, that economic incentives for families should boost birth rates and solve population issues, not immigration. The 3rd Budapest...
05 Sep 2019
Tear gas was used by the Greek police against hundreds of children in a migrant camp in Lesbos on Wednesday. The cause was that the young migrants set fire to trash bins at the Moria camp. The migrants were protesting for better living conditions a...
05 Sep 2019
Serbia’s refugee agency has cited Croatian border police for torturing an Afghan refugee child and denying him and 15 other migrants their right to claim asylum. Croatia's interior ministry denied the claim as ‘unfounded and... absolutely...
04 Sep 2019
Based on the World Health Organisation research Greece’s new government plans to increase vaccination rates as measles exits again in the country. The Minister of Health plans to raise awareness and to improve vaccine coverage of the population. “...

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