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15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
06 May 2019
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, former president of Malta and current president of Eurochild, urged the European Union to put the issues of child rights and child participation on its agenda and make them a priority. ‘Child participation in decision-...
28 Mar 2019
During the 2014 European Elections, a network of organisations working for children’s rights came together to elect the ‘Child Rights Champions’ – European politicians engaged in defending the rights of children in Parliament – which led to the...
27 Feb 2019
Under the authority of the Ministry of Labour and Social Justice, the National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Adoption plans to organise a ‘Children’s Summit’ on 6–7 May, days prior to the Sibiu Summit on the Future of Europe...
20 Feb 2019
Shamima Begum was 15 when she left the UK to join an ISIS fighter. After four years she escaped, and is now in a camp for refugees in Syria, where she delivered a baby just days ago. She showed no regrets about the past, but expressed a desire to...
21 Nov 2018
The Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) is an association of organizations dealing with the protection and promotion of the rights of the child in Serbia. The main mission of MODS is to ensure the rights are exercised, improve the...
22 Oct 2018
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a report highlighting the magnitude of child poverty in the EU, but also presented some of the tools available to counter this phenomenon and keep track of progress made. Based on the report...
19 Sep 2018
The Ministry of Education and Science (MES) and UNICEF in Bulgaria have announced the preparation of assessment of children and students based on their capabilities - CF-CY. The news was delivered by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science...
09 Jul 2018
Dnevnik.bg shared the history of 59th Vasil Levski School in the Malashevtsi neighbourhood, Sofia, Bulgaria. The school is determined in its mission to accept all marginalised children who want to learn. The article states that there are nearly 270...
30 May 2018
Some 450,000 children have been repaid debts that had been dragging for years, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said.  Some UAH 1.5 billion has been collected in favor of Ukrainian children after signing a new law on child protection. In...

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