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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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07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
04 Jun 2019
A 245-page report claims the European Commission (EC) has committed ‘crimes against humanity’. The report, prepared by a group of international lawyers, is to be presented before the International Criminal Court (ICC) — a court established in 2002...
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...
04 Nov 2015
'USA Today' reports that the entrepreneurial community has been having problem coming up with solutions for Europe's refugee and migrant crisis coming from the Middle East and Africa.   At the Dublin Web Summit, Europe's largest tech conference,...
25 Oct 2015
According to the European Commission, tackling the challenges faced by the Western Balkans requires a collaborative cross-border approach. This is why President Juncker convened the leaders of the countries concerned and most affected by the...
25 May 2015
The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to stimulate an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society and pluralistic media, as well as to empower civil society and media organisations to be effective and accountable...
07 May 2015
EurActiv reports that Europe is seeking United Nations Security Council approval to seize vessels used to traffic migrants across the Mediterranean from Libya, though Russia has signaled it would not allow destruction of the vessels. An anonymus UN'...
23 Apr 2015
Tol.org reports that EU leaders will ask foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at an emergency summit 23 April to consider forming a Mediterranean Sea defense mission to “identify, capture, and destroy vessels” used by human traffickers. On 20...
20 Apr 2015
The European Commission reports that a joint meeting of Foreign and Interior Ministers, chaired by High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and held in Luxembourg, Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Avramopoulos...
19 Apr 2015
The Global Post reports that EU Council President Donald Tusk was considering to call an emergency summit on illegal immigration, as European leaders called for action after last tragedy in Mediterranian Sea and more than 700 people were feared to...

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