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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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26 Jun 2020
Due to the coronavirus crisis schools were also closed in the crowded refugee camps on the Greek Aegean Islands (Kos, Leros, Samos, Lesvos and Chios) since March. However, thanks to the improved situation the non-formal education centres run by...
10 Jun 2020
Children from the International School Byron College in Athens, who participate in the Child Advisory Boards of Terre des hommes' Restorative Justice projects, tell us about their experience from their sessions as Counselors, but also about the days...
14 May 2020
Marwa is a recognized refugee from Syria. She has been in Greece with her family since April 2019. Omar is one of her three children, 10 years old. The family is supported by Terre des hommes Hellas, in the open accommodation facility for refugees...
04 May 2020
Terre des hommes Hellas, in partnership with UNICEF, is pleased to continue their series of webinars for staff working with refugees and migrants in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope child protection professionals working in Greece will...
24 Apr 2020
Ten EU countries have volunteered to host migrant children from Greek refugee camps: Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Luxembourg and Lithuania. So far, only 12 children have been taken to Luxembourg and 47 to...
16 Apr 2020
Conditions in Greek refugee camps are not adequate for teaching, and hampering factors such as exploitation and abuse of unaccompanied boys and girls make it even more difficult. Today, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even harder for...
05 Apr 2020
How do you stop coronavirus in a refugee camp? – This is the question, that comes up in Moria, in the island of Lesbos, Greece. One dweller was tested positive in Malakasa (another camp) and a woman, who gave birth to a child not long ago, in...

Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
18 Mar 2020
The Guardian published a situational overview of France, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and reactions from humanitarian organizations sharing concerns that their staff are unable to work due to the pandemic. Their alert comes from the well-...

copyright: Daphne Tolis 

06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula...

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