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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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22 Dec 2016
On December 16, 2016 a Terre des hommes workshop organized in the framework of the Mario Project took place in Brussels. The event gathered child protection professionals from NGOs and government agencies discussing transnational cooperation between...
16 Sep 2016
CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, which will take place in New York on 19th September 2016, the Heads of...
13 Jul 2016
In this press release the European Commission expresses the intention to completely reform the current Common European Asylum System with the hope of moving towards a fairer, more efficient and more humane asylum policy. The European Commission says...
08 Jul 2016
The EU Observer reports that plans are in place for the EU to propose new laws pertaining to refugees in the forthcoming days. EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos says that a new system is required to "pool European resettlement efforts...
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....
06 May 2015
'EUObserver' reports that MEPs in the civil liberties committee want children who arrive in Europe after fleeing conflict to apply for asylum in the country that best suits their needs.The proposal, first floated years ago but rejected by national...

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