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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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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 Sep 2016
The Child Protection Hub has researched how a series of recent changes in law and policy in the region of South East Europe have affected the work of those on the frontline engaging with refugee and migrant children in Serbia.   Here are our key...
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...
23 May 2015
Focus Information Agency reports that Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi agreed to strengthen the cooperation in the tackling of the migration pressure.  Both the Mediterranean region and the Bulgarian...
11 May 2015
Malta Independent reports that Malta and Romania found common ground on issues that are currently high on the EU’s agenda, when the Romanian Secretary of State for European Affairs met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for European Affairs....
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...
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...
17 Apr 2015
'Malta Today' reports that Terre des Hommes has called for a ‘radical’ change in the EU’s migration policies so as to better reflect human rights. TdH invites the EU to focus its cooperation in Mediterannean countries by supporting local civil...
23 Mar 2015
According to the agreement being discussed, Ukrainians could get visa-free travel into the EU by May. That is the same deal people in another ex-Soviet Union country, Moldova, have been enjoying since April last year as part of a program called ...

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