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27 Dec 2018
One of the best news for December in Bulgaria is that the Parliament finally adopted the new Disability Act after years of protests by mothers of disabled children. Following the adoption of the new law, people with disabilities will receive more...
21 Dec 2018
Center for Youth Integration, as the local partner of Terres des Hommes in Serbia, within the regional project "Child Protection Hub for South East Europe” in cooperation with the Republic Institute for Social Protection and the Network of...
30 Nov 2018
International Children’s Day is held on the 20th of November, with the purpose of better understanding and accepting the importance of children’s wellbeing. To recall, on the 20th of November 1959 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted...
25 Nov 2018
The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children at the New Bulgarian University invited non-governmental organizations active in community development, representatives of the government, local government officials, the school community and...
07 Nov 2018
"Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable," said Valeri Yordanov, Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection in Bulgaria, at a conference on "Professionalization of Social and Educational Interventions in the...
01 Nov 2018
The first meeting of the working group for early development of children, a special body of the Children's Rights Council of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, was held on 15.10.2018. in Belgrade. The working group was formed by the decision...
23 Oct 2018
Sir Al Aynsley-Green, former children’s commissioner for England has published a new book "The British Betrayal of Childhood" hoping to raise awareness about the situation in Britain in relations to child rights and child protection, as well as...
15 Oct 2018
Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the European Commission, organized the fourth seminar “Social Inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia” in October 2017. The seminar is a biennial meeting, first organized in 2011,...
30 Sep 2018
  Following the already launched process for the implementation of the new legal framework concerning the justice for children, the Albanian Ministry of Justice considers as very important addressing the need for multidisciplinary cooperation and...
20 Sep 2018
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that during a press conference at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy there was a report of progress in the preparation of a new social services law. Bisser Petkov, Minister of Labor and Social...

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