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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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08 Jun 2017
It has recently been reported that Turkey, in collaboration with the European Union and UNICEF, had previously initiated a project financed by the European Union that calls for Syrian and other refugees situated in Turkey, to register their children...
19 Aug 2016
'EU Observer' reports that the Council of Europe’s special representative on migration and refugees, Tomas Bocek, praised Turkey for their efforts in helping huge numbers of displaced people from neighbouring states but raised doubts over their...
28 Jul 2016
This European Commission press release announces that "the EU is delivering on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey bringing the total amount mobilised to more than €2 billion to finance actions in the...
20 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch have reported that delays in registration and limited implementation of temporary protection policies in Turkey mean that many Syrian refugees are left without effective protection or access to jobs and services that they...
21 Mar 2016
Reuters report that one day after the implementation of the EU - Turkey deal, migrants continue to make the perilous crossing to Greece, in search for a better life. Greek authorities have placed the number of new arrivals in the past 24 hours at...
21 Mar 2016
Yahoo News reports that more than 1,600 migrants have landed in Greece since a landmark EU-Turkey deal on curbing the influx took effect, as Greek authorities scramble to implement complex new rules. Under the migrant deal, for every Syrian sent...
20 Mar 2016
A report by Reuters addresses the legality of the EU - Turkey deal, which has been questioned by the UN, Amnesty International  and other groups. The deal has been questioned over its workability, and Amnesty International has questioned whether...
18 Mar 2016
The BBC reports that EU leaders at meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels in an effort to reach an agreement over the migrant crises. The EU proposal would mean that Turkey will take back every migrant who crosses over into...
19 Jun 2015
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports on the call of the Council of Europe on Turkey to pay attention and fight more effectively human trafficking. The Council of Europe is administering the European Court of Human Rights and also created the Convention on Action...

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