Terre des hommes’ Regional Office for Central and South East Europe, based in Budapest, has conducted research to ascertain how frontline / social workers in Serbia are meeting the needs of refugee and migrant children. The circumstances in which such workers are operating are extremely challenging, particularly so because a number of recent changes in law and policy have influenced their work. This document provides a brief overview of the migration crisis and contextualises Terre des hommes’ response.
About the webinar:
Federica Toscano of Missing Children Europe and Rebecca O’Donnell, co-founder of Child Circle, will talk about preventing and responding to disappearances of unaccompanied children in Europe, based on recent research within the SUMMIT Project, a EU co-funded project which explored practices in seven European countries. They will introduce the practical handbook for professionals working with unaccompanied children, with its emphasis on building stronger multi-disciplinary cooperation within countries and across borders.
Lydia Gall of Hungary's Human Rights Watch says Hungarian authorities are violating the human rights of asylum seekers arriving to and crossing over Hungary's southern border in an interview conducted by the Budapest Beacon.
The social service workforce is critical to protecting children and preventing violence against children. Yet, in too many communities, a lack of funding has resulted in inadequate numbers of trained social service workers who can spot signs of abuse, treat children and prevent violence. On average, 1 out of 4 children has been a victim of some form of physical or sexual violence. Every five minutes a child dies as a result of violence. As individuals and communities, we can easily put a stop to this problem.
Position Start Date: 29th September 2016 (6 months)
Location: Ioannina - Greece
Under the supervision of the Protection and Education Project Manager, the main purpose of the posi-tion is to carry out efficient management of the social work undertaken by the protection team. The manager is responsible for the provision of:
The Invisible Picture Show is an animated documentary featuring the voices of children in detention.
It features the voices of children in detention coupled with animations that give you an understanding of what detention is like for a child.
Every day, all around the world, millions of children are affected by immigration detention. Whether detained thmselves or impacted by the detention of their parents or guardians, migrant children around the globe are frequently detained illegally, arbitrarily, and unnecessarily, often at great cost to states.
Every day, all around the world, millions of children are affected by immigration detention. Whether detained themselves or impacted by the detention of their parents or guardians, children are particularly vulnerable to abuse and neglect when subject to detention on the basis of their or their parents’ migration status.
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will of world leaders to save lives, protect rights and share responsibility on a global scale.
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At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, which will take place in New York on 19th September 2016, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives will adopt the Political declaration so called “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants”.*