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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...
22 May 2019
On May 15th, 2019, the 7th session of the Council for the Rights of the Child was held. The session was attended by the Serbia local coordinator of the ChildHub project. Following the adoption of the minutes of the previous session, the members of...
22 May 2019
In the context of the European Union (EU) membership application process being advanced in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), EU institutions have been assessing the state of human rights, protection of minority groups and gender equality in the...
22 May 2019
The Dutch Senate has ratified the Child Labour Due Diligence Bill end of May, three years after the law was first introduced in parliament. The law mandates all companies that sell or deliver goods or services in the Netherlands, whether they are...
21 May 2019
World Family Day was marked in Novi Sad, Serbia, with a conference entitled, ‘Potentials and experiences of family accommodation in support of the biological family and prevention of deinstitutionalization’. The conference had an international...
20 May 2019
‘Moldpres News Agency’ reports that from 1 January 2020, the Republic of Moldova will be part of the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF Executive Board. The decision was made at a meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The...
20 May 2019
  The process of selecting and evaluating proposals submitted in the framework of the 2nd Round of the SGS Call, Europe Aid/155863/DH/ACT/AL, ‘Strengthening Civil Society to Prevent and Protect Children from Abuse and Violence in Albania’, published...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
17 May 2019
A round-table discussion was organized by the OSCE in cooperation with members of the ECPAT network to provide inputs on the role of civil society when it comes to combat human trafficking and advocacy for improved protection of child victims of...
16 May 2019
On 14 May 2019 children from Children’s City Council Opatija organised a panel discussion between children and candidates for the European Parliament elections to encourage candidates to become child rights champions. As Child Rights Champions,...

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