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12 May 2019
In 2016, UNICEF reported that more than 50 million children had been displaced, from which, 28 million were fleeing violence and insecurity. Children are often separated from their families, or they travel alone, making them targets for trafficking...
12 Apr 2019
FutureLearn, an awarded platform for online learning is now offering a new online course, ‘Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children.’  The course focuses on the care and protection of unaccompanied and...
08 Apr 2019
Roma children engaged in migration are often excluded from compulsory education. The lack of coordination between schools in localities of origin and destination, often coupled with discriminatory attitudes towards the Roma, impede children’s access...
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 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...

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01 Jan 2019
The number of students, pupils and children in the 0-19 age group who emigrated from Romania between 2007 and 2017 is 484,753, according to a paper published in the Romanian Journal of Statistics, quoted by local Edupedu.ro. The number goes up to...
25 Oct 2018
Since the beginning of the refugee crisis, many countries on the migration route have found themselves in a position to respond urgently, especially to the needs of the most vulnerable migrant and refugees. Serbia is one of the major transit...
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...
18 Jul 2018
More than 2500 (85%) of school-age asylum-seeking children on Greece’s Aegean islands still have not been enrolled in a public school. Access to education is a universal human right. Human Rights Watch (HRW) emphasises the need for asylum-seeking...
17 Jul 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights. The UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is a collective agreement among UN member states to improve cooperation and...

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