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20 Aug 2019
According to recent estimates, more than 15,000 minors are trafficked every year into Europe as part of the growing phenomenon of football players migration and trafficking, says Ini-Obong Nkang, a doctoral researcher in Sports Law at the Nottingham...
13 Aug 2019
New research from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has revealed that air pollution is responsible for 33 percent of all new asthma cases among children in Europe each year. The team reported that nearly 200,000 cases could be...
12 Aug 2019
In a press release, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, announced the results of a European-wide joint operation against the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, forced begging, and labour exploitation....
30 Jul 2019
Europol, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, launched a new task force to tackle criminal networks operating in migrant smuggling and trafficking of human beings. The newly implemented operational platform is called the Joint...
11 Jul 2019
Eurochild members, the University of Deusto and Utrecht University, released a position paper together with other Eurochild Children's Council members, to support the European Commission’s consultation process for Horizon Europe, the next EU...
26 Jun 2019
Did you know that there is an EU Commissioner for Fisheries but no Commissioner for Children?  European leaders are about to decide on top jobs for the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union. Over the next five years, these...
26 Jun 2019
Did you know that there is an EU Commissioner for Fisheries, but no Commissioner for Children? Or that the EU lacks a single authority responsible for ensuring that EU policies recognize and enforce children’s rights? While children’s rights are...
13 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about the Energy@school programme, which encompasses 41 Central European schools in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, parts of Italy and parts of Germany. The project ends at...
06 Jun 2019
On June 4th, Terre des hommes Romania (Tdh) hosted a conference with the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) about alternatives to child detention in the context of migration and asylum. Guests from around Europe...
06 Jun 2019
According to the 2019 Fundamental Rights Report, the European Union’s accomplishments regarding the protection and promotion of human rights are undermined by growing intolerance and violations of fundamental human rights norms in EU Member States...

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