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03 Dec 2018
A new report “Alone and Unsafe” has been launched ahead of the governments meeting in Morocco planned for December 9-11th, where it is expected the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration will be adopted. The International Federation...
02 Dec 2018
On Sunday, December 2nd UK marked 80 years since around 10,000 children fleeing Naci occupation in Eastern Europe arrived in Britain. Aljazeera interviewed Harry Bibring, one of the the survivors, for this occiasion. Harry Bibring was 13 years old...
19 Nov 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life. The Children's Support Center in Diyarbakir provides accommodation for migrant children, who now speak of their experiences on the...
Photo credit: © Tdh/Grace Medina

Photo credit: © Tdh/Grace Medina

30 Jul 2018
The number of unaccompanied and separated migrant children is constantly rising on the new Balkan route and they are highly exposed to dangers such as trafficking or exploitation. Terre des hommes’ (Tdh) Children and Youth in Migration Programme has...
17 Jul 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights. The UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is a collective agreement among UN member states to improve cooperation and...
22 Jun 2018
On the occasion of the International Refugee Day, June 20, the National Network for Children reported on UN data that over 68 million people were refugees or internally displaced in 2017. This is a record number after a five-year increase in the...
18 Apr 2018
The National Foster Care Association has been training 15 foster parents, social workers and foster care experts to implement foster care for unaccompanied migrant children. The training included social workers from child protection departments,...
12 Apr 2018
A recent decision of the European Court of Justice on the case A and S v Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie (The Netherlands) ruled that unaccompanied refugee minors have the right to family reunification, and this right “is not at the...
12 Apr 2018
By Angela Giuffrida Seven Italian charities appealed to the European Commission and the Italian Ministry of Interior accusing the French border police of falsifying birth dates of unaccompanied migrant children so as to pass them off as adults and...
23 Mar 2018
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Mr Nils Muižniek issued a report on his activities for the first three months of 2018, with a special focus on matters related to children's rights and integration. During the first quarter of the...

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