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16 Jul 2019
As part of the ‘Child Protection System Strengthening for Children in Conflict with the Law’ project, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Matra-programme, Defence for Children - ECPAT Youth the Netherlands, Terre des hommes Kosovo, and...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
Mihai Enache
11 Jul 2019
Successful social care services are implemented in strict accordance with the principles of social care: social solidarity, the universality of the right to social care, guaranteeing its accessibility, the flexibility of social care measures and...
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...
11 Jul 2019
With  the  Strategic  Plan  for  the  Horizon  Europe  Programme,  the  European  Union  clearly highlights  the  importance  of  Research and  Innovation  (R&I) in  finding  new  solutions  to  the challenges we are facing. Horizon Europe aims...
10 Jul 2019
Terre des hommes Moldova organized a meeting on the topic of sexual violence on 4 July with resource persons, NGO representatives from the field of children and victims of violence, local authorities, and mass media. The event was organized within...
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...
09 Jul 2019
A subregional, high-level conference on ‘Smart investment in strategies and partnerships to prevent and address violence against children’ took place in Sofia, on 27–28 June. The event gathered more than 150 experts and representatives of state...
08 Jul 2019
A regional conference, ‘Optimal Nutrition of Infants and Young Children in Order to Prevent Inadequate Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia’, was held in Belgrade, 1–5 July. Experts from UNICEF Europe & Central Asia, WHO Regional Office for...
08 Jul 2019
The Stronger Voice for Children network, in cooperation with World Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina, released the Child Protection Index 2.0 for Bosnia and Herzegovina last month. Representatives of governmental and civil society organizations, as well...

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