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03 Dec 2018
France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Israel, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Australia, Slovakia and Hungary have all decided not to accept the UN proposal to establish migration as a human right. France, Italy and Austria aspire to get stricter border control...
26 Jun 2018
National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared recommendations from the State Agency for Child Protection for parents wishing to establish themselves in a foreign country or who are in the process of establishing themselves. The article emphasizes...
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...
29 Mar 2018
We would like to introduce you to the Balkan Youth Forum 2018 which will take place in Bulgaria from the 14th until the 21st July. BYF is a non-formal learning program for youth from various Balkan states and is fully funded. It was created by a...
19 Mar 2018
Moldova has implemented recent legislative changes that impact the citizenship status of children. While Law 310 that came into force last January eases the process of children born to Transnistrian parents to acquire Moldovan nationality, Law 132...
05 Mar 2018
This is a critical speech of Helen Durham, on behalf of ICRC, addressing the framework of protection of children under human rights law, humanitarian law and refugee law. She calls the attention to the fact that, today, children represent more than...
23 Feb 2018
This editorial written by Daniel Stoecklin refers to the different meanings that the expression “children in street situations” have in the translated versions of the General Comment n. 21 of the CRC amongst the official UN languages. It is argued...
13 Feb 2018
Opening Doors campaign website announced new facts in the area of child protection reform in 16 European countries in 2017 - "the de-institutionalization process continues, but efforts continue to be made in Europe." The latest compilation of data ...
09 Jan 2018
Pan-European campaign OpeningDoors4Children, coordinated by The Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) in partnership with the MDRI-S Initiative for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, appointed the MODS representative in its...

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