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07 Aug 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children led a working conference on ‘Interinstitutional Cooperation in Implementing an Integrated Tool for Assessing the Needs of a Child at Risk of Dropping out of School’ in July. The conference...
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...
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...
22 May 2018
An international conference was held at the Faculty of Political Science on May 18th 2018, as part of the Erasmus + project "Improving the protection and well-being of children in Europe: Enhancing the curriculum". The conference presented the...
19 Jul 2017
Coalition of NGOs on Child Protection in Kosovo - KOMF, in partnership and supported by the project 'Stop violence against children' supported by EU and UNICEF, conducted workshops with key actors of the institutions and civil society in the...
30 Jun 2016
On 28 July 2016, a workshop "Exchange of experience between Case Management Roundtables (CMR's) of municipalities of Gjakova, Obiliq, Klina and Istog" was held with the support of Terre des Hommes offices in Prishtina. The workshop was organized in...
Visit to Drop in Center Bihać, photo by Velija Hasanbegović/Save the Children
24 Jun 2016
Drop-in centers provide support and protection services for street involved children and children at risk. In these centers children can get a warm meal, assistance in enrolling in school, help with their homework, assistance in being able to...
08 Jun 2016
Ivana Sekularac writes for the Reuters news portal about the newly published report by the Human Rights Watch organisation. The report said Serbia shuts disabled children away in institutions with substandard care and the European Union must make...
03 May 2016
The launching of the report ’Strengthening family based care, strengthening social work- A situation analysis of foster care in Kosovo’ will take place on Wednesday 4th of May 2016, from 09:00 to 13:00, at Emerald Hotel, Pristina- Skopje Highway. ...
08 Apr 2016
The Focus Information Agency reports on the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria Maya Manolova efforts to deal with the child protection in the institutions in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Ombudsman organised a round-table discussion themed Ombudsman’s...

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