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29 May 2019
Eurochild, with 15 other NGOs, is advocating to create a new Children's Rights Intergroup in the European Parliament. Within this campaign, European citizens were asked to vote for candidates committed to becoming champions of child rights, and...
29 Apr 2019
The article written by Vladimir Kolev and published on the European Public Health Alliance website provides a concise overview of the most salient events of the fourth EU Roma Week, which took place from the 18th to the 21st of March.  Organized by...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...
19 Apr 2019
19 April 2019 marks the end of the term for the European Parliament. In just over a month, in a direct vote on 23-26 May, EU citizens will elect the new House. It will be the task of the future European Parliamentarians to finish negotiations on the...
15 Jan 2019
European Commission has launched call for proposals for Action Grants 2019. Two topics are particularly interesting for child protection and chid rights related actors: Call for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children...
03 Jan 2019
Irish Times published the letter of Tanya Ward, The Children’s Rights Alliance Chief executive welcoming the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone’s call for the ratification of the Second Optional Protocol to the UN Convention...
03 Dec 2018
France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Israel, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Australia, Slovakia and Hungary have all decided not to accept the UN proposal to establish migration as a human right. France, Italy and Austria aspire to get stricter border control...
26 Jun 2018
National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared recommendations from the State Agency for Child Protection for parents wishing to establish themselves in a foreign country or who are in the process of establishing themselves. The article emphasizes...
12 Apr 2018
A recent decision of the European Court of Justice on the case A and S v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie (The Netherlands) ruled that unaccompanied refugee minors have the right to family reunification, and this right “is not at the...
29 Mar 2018
We would like to introduce you to the Balkan Youth Forum 2018 which will take place in Bulgaria from the 14th until the 21st July. BYF is a non-formal learning program for youth from various Balkan states and is fully funded. It was created by a...

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