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23 May 2019
Reliefweb reports that UNICEF and EU fundings have supported more than 40,000 refugee and migrant children and women in Greece. The Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG-ECHO) contributed 22.8 million...
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...
25 Jan 2019
A joint publication of the OECD’s International Migration Division unit and the European Commission`s DG for Migration and Home Affairs provides extensive analysis and comparison of the integration of migrants in the EU, OECD as well some of the G20...
15 Jan 2019
The suspended Riace`s mayor Mimmo Lucano became known for supporting pro-migrant policies and welcoming migrants and refugees. Shortly after he faced accusations of corruption and had to leave the function and the town in line with the court order,...
05 Dec 2018
Sheffield Hallam University has launched a three-year EU project with the planned budget of 3.2 million euro budget aiming to explore how technology, social media, software and mobile apps can be used support integration of migrants in the...
28 Sep 2018
For children aged from five and a half to six and a half years old, living in reception centers for migrants in Serbia, from this school year, the compulsory preparatory preschool program begins for the first time. This year, 38 of them is enrolled...
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...
20 Feb 2018
In January 2018, Terre des hommes Foundation, Romanian delegation, started to implement the European pilot project “Move together” – that approaches sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees. The project lasts 12 months and it...
21 Sep 2017
Open Democracy follows the cases of migrant families living in Russia whose children are struggling to enroll in school due to the tightening restrictions on school attendance. This has particularly adverse affects for migrant children who are...
08 Aug 2017
The Guardian follows the life of the Faqirzada family - two parents and three teenage children - to recount the current situation of the refugees who were denied access to the EU are now living in Serbia - 7,600, according UNHCR.  A school in...

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