[Spain] Morocco and Spain Working Together to Help Unaccompanied Foreign Minors

28 Jun 2017
Source: 
Morocco World News

According to Morocco World News, the Spanish city of Melilla which nears Northern Africa, is collaboratively working with officials in Morocco in order to front the increasing number of unaccompanied foreign minors entering the city, as announced by Melilla's acting Minister of Social Welfare, Daniel Ventura. According to the article, a significant portion of these minors within Melilla, are from Morocco.

Ventura and Saad Eddine El Othmani, the Head of the Government of Morocco, have supposedly reached an agreement where an increased amount of aid will be directed toward these individuals. 

La Purisma, a safe home for children in Melilla, was previously supervising 360 youth, however, this figure has decreased to 305-307 youth.

According to the article, €4.1 million has been committed to the operations of La Purisma, where funding was directed from the Council of Ministers of the European Union.

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