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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...
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...
08 Apr 2015
Euractive reports that on Wendsday 8th April in a joint statement, first Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Commissioners Marianne Thyssen, Vĕra Jourová and Corina Creţu stressed that the Roma community, Europe's largest ethnic minority, with an...
01 Apr 2015
'WHO' reports that on 19-20 March 2015, representatives from the Ministries of Health of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Israel, the United Nations Administered Province of Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and the former...
30 Mar 2015
'Ekantipur' reports that Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Saturday that a new political culture where lawmakers from all around the globe join one platform to fight for child rights is crucial to end child labour and slavery. Such initiative...
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 ...
13 Mar 2015
UNICEF reports that by now, we have all heard many conversations about “corporate social responsibility,” “the power of the private sector,” and “advancing children’s rights within business,” but what exactly do they mean? How, exactly, are children...
04 Mar 2015
Inter-Ministry order  "On the means, ways of collaboration and procedures of intervention for children at risk, for institutions and main structures for child protection" has been signed between four core Ministries responsible for child protection...
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06 Feb 2015
A new report by "Save the Children" indicates that, although there is progress in reducing infant mortality rates in the past 15 years, in too many countries, the situation is actually getting worse. The report in its entirety can be found at the...

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