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20 Sep 2017
The Austrian Defense Minister Hans Peter Doskozil has drawn attention to new migration routes across the Balkans being opened up by people smugglers, in an interview with the German newspaper Die Welt. Following Hungary and Macedonia's decision to...
09 Feb 2017
Interior and defense ministers from 15 European countries agreed to develop new measures to keep the route from Greece shut for migrants seeking asylum in other EU nations. Wednesday's meeting included counterparts from the Czech Republic, Croatia,...
09 Feb 2017
Ministri unutrašnjih poslova i odbrane iz 15 Europskih država su dogovorili razvijanje novih mjera kako bi se zadržala zatvorenom ruta kojom iz Grčke dolaze migranti koji traže azil u EU državama. Sastanak u srijedu (8.02.2017), je uključio i...
20 Jan 2017
PressTV reports that "The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that more than 23,000 child refugees are at risk of respiratory infections and death due to the cold spell that has gripped Europe. An estimated 23,700 refugee children,...

Tdh / Peter Käser

05 May 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central East Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) is  extending its collaboration  with  the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe in implementing Phase II of the project “Developing capacities and...
10 Apr 2016
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals its latest findings about the numbers of unaccompanied children who applied for asylum in Europe last year. The figure rests at the level of at least 95,000, which equals to four times the numbers for...
15 Mar 2016
The Huffington Post UK reports on the consequences of half-a-decade long Syrian conflict for Syrian children. Five years, for any child, feels like a lifetime. For the millions of Syrian children whose lives have been turned upside down by the...
26 Feb 2016
International Organization for Migration (IOM), UNHCR and UNICEF, have announced today that two children are killed on average every day since September last year, while their families tend to cross the eastern Mediterranean. In a joint statement...

Taken in Tabanovce, FYROM, at Tdh/La Strada safe space. Photo Käser by Peter K/Tdh

24 Nov 2015
Child Protection Hub for South East Europe and UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Office are thrilled to announce their collaboration on a new project “Developing capacities and providing support to frontline workers assisting refugees and migrant children in...
24 Nov 2015
The news portal "Little Things" reports that the Emergency Circus with Clowns Without Borders has been touring throughout Eastern Europe in the hopes that they can help keep hope alive in the hearts of children refugees. Emergency Circus is looking...

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