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07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
13 Sep 2018
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and ChildHub have started close cooperation in order to "accelerate" actions to prevent and address violence against children in Europe, and in particular in the pathfinding countries:...
20 Sep 2017
The Austrian Defense Minister Hans Peter Doskozil has drawn attention to new migration routes across the Balkans being opened up by people smugglers, in an interview with the German newspaper Die Welt. Following Hungary and Macedonia's decision to...
27 Jun 2017
The Financial Times spotlights the accusations brought towards the World Bank, where it is alleged that the institution purposely neglected to observe the forced labor pressed by Uzbek school on young students to pick cotton during the last fall...
01 Jun 2017
UNICEF recently reported that at least 2.7 million children around the world reside in institutional care. Statistical figures relating to child abuse and neglect have been released, however, wide and considerable discrepancies in information...
17 Mar 2017
MEERx is a collection of 12 talks that share evidence-based practices in Child Protection, Advocacy, Health, Education of the Middle East and Eastern European programs of WV. It is organised in series of three, one-hour events held daily over the...
28 Sep 2016
28 SEPTEMBER, BRUSSELS – Today, World Vision and ChildPact, will launch the Child Protection Index in Brussels. This tool serves to prevent and end violence, child trafficking, child labour, discrimination and other violations of a child’s rights....

Agdal Nuhanovic / Save the Children

28 Apr 2016
On 10-11. May 2016 in Vienna, Austria, Child Protection Hub for South East Europe organises a regional Policy Forum on Decentralisation of Social Services. This Regional Policy Forum will bring policy makers, experts, ombudsmen, representatives of...
06 Mar 2016
Keep Talking Greece reports that the European Commission has allegedly prepared a Draft proposal that the EU leaders will be called to sign tomorrow Monday in Brussels. “The European Union leaders plan to officially announce the Closure of the...
04 Jan 2016
Uvrščeno v News reports that Financial literacy for the Roma project (funded by the European Union through the Lifelong Learning Programme), has created and developed a programme to improve the financial literacy of the Roma people.The programme is...

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