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28 May 2019
"The numbers of trafficked children are on the rise." stressed Sarah Di Giglio, Senior Policy Officer on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at the IOM.  According to ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) “Albanian and Vietnamese...
27 May 2019
Representatives of the Council of Europe, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and national stakeholders from Portugal organized a seminar, ‘Effective Protection of Refugee and Migrant Children in Portugal’, in Lisbon on 27–28 May 2019. The...
30 Aug 2018
More than half of all croatian citizens think that Croatia should be open to refugees looking for protection, and about two thirds don’t agree with the idea of Croatia being closed by wire or walls. This was found by the research Prevalence and...
10 Jul 2017
The UNHCR had publicly announced its commitment to strategies that would ultimately better the conditions of migrant children and youth who are in Europe without parental supervision, through collaborative works with the United Nations Refugee...
20 Mar 2017
During political crisis or crisis caused by natural disasters, shortage of safe water and food threatens people's health and even life. Children younger than five years are especially in danger and the most vulnerable are those younger than one year...
19 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...
08 Jul 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central East Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) as part of its partnership with the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe has supported implementation of three rounds of trainings in tfYROM as...
07 Jul 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central East Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) as part of its partnership with the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe has supported implementation of three rounds of trainings in Slovenia   as...
16 Jun 2016
A brief has been prepared by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee summarizing the recent legislative changes to the Hungarian asylum law between April and June 2016, including their detrimental effects on asylum-seekers and refugees in the country....
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...

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