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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...
13 Feb 2018
Opening Doors campaign website announced new facts in the area of child protection reform in 16 European countries in 2017 - "the de-institutionalization process continues, but efforts continue to be made in Europe." The latest compilation of data ...
09 Jan 2018
Pan-European campaign OpeningDoors4Children, coordinated by The Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) in partnership with the MDRI-S Initiative for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, appointed the MODS representative in its...
26 May 2017
From 21st to 23rd May, in Brussels, Western Balkan's organizations for children's rights were in a working visit to Brussels. The aim of this working visit, which was organized within the project "Young with a Voice", was to present the situation in...
EU Guidelines for the Promotion and protection of the Rights of the Child (2017)
24 Mar 2017
The EU has recently adopted new EU Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child. What are the EU Guidelines? The Guidelines provide specific guidance on how the new policy framework (SDGs, EU’s Global Strategy) should be...
07 Oct 2016
The Council for Children of BiH, supported by the Ministry for Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Save the Children, held a roundtable entitled "Public investment for Children and implementation of the Action Plan for Children...
28 Sep 2016
28 SEPTEMBER, BRUSSELS – Today, World Vision and ChildPact, will launch the Child Protection Index in Brussels. This tool serves to prevent and end violence, child trafficking, child labour, discrimination and other violations of a child’s rights....
24 May 2016
On May 17th members of the Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia had a chance to get better acquainted with the Child Protection Index published in 2015 by ChildPact. The index of child protection is a tool for comparison of public...

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