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09 Dec 2014
‘Sputnik News’ reports that the head of Amnesty International’s European Institution’s office said that “Europe cannot sit idly by whilst millions (of Syrian refugees) are left struggling on our doorstep”. She...
09 Dec 2014
‘Eurochild’ reports that the European Parliament passed a Resolution to create an intergroup on children’s rights and well-being, based on the Child Rights Manifesto co-authored by Eurochild and 14 other organisations promoting...
20 Oct 2014
‘BBC’ reports on the recently published report of the European Commission on the implementation of the strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings. The report says that more than 1000 child victims were trafficked...
16 Oct 2014
‘EurActiv’ reports that learning basic computer programming is becoming mandatory curriculum in primary schools in some member states, as governments try to prepare already digital native pupils the skills they need for the labour...
01 Oct 2014
‘Eurochild’ reports that during an event at European Parliament four political groups have agreed to propose an Integroup on children’s rights and well-being. “We, parliamentarians have the responsibility to ensure that children...
22 Sep 2014
‘EurActiv’ reports that this year, the European Economic and Social Committee will award a prize to the three organisations that have achieved significant results in integrating Roma at the local level – recognising the important...
11 Sep 2014
The website of PICUM (Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants) reports that PICUM together with 15 other children’s rights organisations (including Terre des hommes International Federation) sent a letter to Mr....
31 Jul 2014
‘Global Post’ reports that Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs renewed the EU’s commitment to work together to eradicate human trafficking. She spoke on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. She said that...
24 Jul 2014
‘EU Observer’ published an opinion that discusses why and how Roma children are overrepresented in the public care system across Europe, as a result of prejudice and stigmatisation. It recalls that lack of adequate living conditions...
15 Jul 2014
‘Deutsche Welle’ reports that Amnesty International “published a new report”:http://tdh-childprotection.org/documents/the-human-cost-of-fortress-europe that criticizes EU policy for pushing potential asylum seekers to take...

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