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29 Aug 2019
Implementation of European youth policy in Germany from 2019 With the beginning of the new EU Youth Strategy 2019-2027 and the German Presidency of the European Council in the second semester of 2020, the possibilities for the implementation of...
29 Aug 2019
In 2015, the government of Finland changed the Act on Early Childhood Education and Care, enabling municipalities to restrict the individual entitlement to early childhood education and care to 20 hours per week. This was a cost saving mechanism...
29 Aug 2019
The “Report Card 2019: What is the average government score for childcare?“ was presented on April 23 in Sofia and in seven other cities in the country and it reviews basic policies aimed at the well-being of children in Bulgaria. The authors are...
28 Aug 2019
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania are gathering in Budapest 30 September - 1 October 2019 for the Training of Trainers organized as part of the regional project Building Relationships through Innovative Development...
28 Aug 2019
Child predators have taken on an increasing online presence, and as a result, law enforcement officials and child rights professionals are becoming more involved in preventing and dealing with crimes against children. According to Lynn Davis, chief...
26 Aug 2019
FutureLearn, an awarded platform for online learning is now offering a new online course, ‘Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children.’  The course focuses on the care and protection of unaccompanied and...
23 Aug 2019
The article below was written by Phil Nash, correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors providing legal support for students from overseas looking to study in the UK.  The views expressed are that of...
23 Aug 2019
A study by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD), at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, analysed the national legislation on child labour of all United Nations Member States. The findings, published on 23 August 2019 in the International...
20 Aug 2019
The roundtable conference, ‘Child Protection & EU Funding for Migrant Populations in Greece: A reality Check and the Way Forward’, which was held in May, in Athens, brought together child protection experts and migration stakeholders to discuss...
20 Aug 2019
Can we apply restorative justice to online content moderation? Lindsay Blackwell, a Ph.D. student and researcher at Facebook, ran an experiment to test the online application of restorative moderation practices to heal the toxicity of the internet....

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