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19 Mar 2019
As unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children form a significant part of the refugee and migrant population who are still arriving in Serbia, the number of unaccompanied children is changing substantially and accounts...
21 Jan 2019
Amid the reports of the number of refugees and migrants who lost their lives trying to reach Europe, UNICEF issued a press release urging governments to act and provide better protection to refugee and migrant children. UNICEF sites reports...
14 Jan 2019
UNICEF and IOM published a call for papers on the topic of Children on the Move: Building Migration Data Capacities. The UNICEF-IOM committee will review the papers and the best authors will be invited to the Expert Workshop organized by those...
10 Jul 2017
VOA News reports on the recent publication of a ‘Roadmap for Action’ developed by UNHCR, UNICEF and IRC. In response to the current situation in which “thousands of unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children risk exploitation,...
08 Jun 2017
It has recently been reported that Turkey, in collaboration with the European Union and UNICEF, had previously initiated a project financed by the European Union that calls for Syrian and other refugees situated in Turkey, to register their children...
04 May 2017
According to UNICEF, there are nearly 75,000 refugees and migrants, along with an approximate number of 24,600 children who are in complete limbo, taking temporary residence in Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, and West of the Balkan states. UNICEF claims ...
20 Oct 2016
BRUSSELS, 20 October, 2016 - “This week’s meeting of the European Council in Brussels is a perfect opportunity for Europe to begin putting in place specific and measurable actions to address the needs of vulnerable refugee and migrant children.  A...
18 Oct 2016
'UNICEF' reports that from January to October 2016 it is estimated that more than 20,000 unaccompanied and separated children arrived by sea to Italy. This is already more than in 2015 when there were in total 16,500 child arrivals, of whom 12,300...
26 Jun 2016
The Creators Project reports that even while dealing with extremely stressful lifestyles, young Jordanian and Syrian refugees are capturing the preciousness of each day through their cameras. UNICEF and the European Union joined forces last year to...
13 Jun 2016
The christiantoday.com reports that life is a "living hell" for children in French refugee camps, and they may have been spared if the UK's Home Office had acted faster to process their move to the UK, Unicef has warned. Hundreds of children, many...

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