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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...
14 Feb 2019
UNHCR together with the funding from the EU has been running KEDU, an informal school on Kos, Greece for children refugees living there. Xenia Passa, a protection officer with UNHCR explained “it is important for refugee children to find normalcy in...
02 Feb 2019
The UNHCR published a new report urging authorities to end detention of children for immigration purposes, integrate children in their national systems, and provide them with the guardianship systems. Unaccompanied children should be provided with...
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,...
03 Jul 2017
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, a heightened number of individuals seeking refuge abroad are traveling to Europe through what is deemed as the most menacing and perilous path embarked upon contemporary migrants seeking haven in...
03 Jul 2017
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, a heightened number of individuals seeking refuge abroad are traveling to Europe through what is deemed as the most menacing and perilous path embarked upon contemporary migrants seeking haven in...
14 Mar 2017
In this article, Mark Kalin discusses the "ill, punitive and callous treatment of many child refugees" who have fled to Europe.  The full text of the article can be found herehttp://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/tens-of-thousands-of-children-...
20 Sep 2016
Over 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the dangerous Mediterranean sea crossing so far this year, according to figures released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today. “This is considerably lower than the 520,000 registered sea arrivals during...
21 Jun 2015
‘World Bulletin’ reports on UN statement on the World Refugee Day which is held every year June 20. This year, UN called for more active involvement into the world conflicts and its consequences, help to stop the ongoing crisis in Syria, Iraq,...

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