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04 Dec 2018
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will take part in the panel hosted today at the European Parliament on the topic of ‘Witnessed Domestic Violence: An EU roadmap to protect children from all forms of domestic violence’.  FRA will...
04 Dec 2018
The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), the official education watchdog in UK, has published their annual report on the situation in the UK in relation to education. The chief inspector of the Ofsted was overall positive in her conclusions,...
04 Dec 2018
Huffington has published a blog by Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, in which she refers to the annual report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which shows around 4 million children are living in poverty in UK, with the...
04 Dec 2018
The most recent European Directive on detention clearly defines situations in which countries can detain asylum seekers. Despite this, many countries in Europe apply the practice of detention of asylum seekers, adults as well as children also in...
04 Dec 2018
On December 4th a European Commission released a Second report about the progress made in preventing human trafficking. From 2015, when fight was started, until today, huge progress has been made but there are still topics and problems that must be...
03 Dec 2018
National Institute for Childhood issued a position paper warning that despite the Malta government ratified the UN convention on the Rights of the Child almost 30 years ago, the law is still to be translated into policy and made applicable in...
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...
03 Dec 2018
A small, hard-to-reach island near Copenhagen has been used for decades for laboratory facilities researching contagious animal diseases. Denmark government with a support from a right-wing Danish People’s Party has adopted a plan to decontaminate...
03 Dec 2018
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has produced a publication as a follow-up of the 17th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons conference and the recommendations formulated during the conference. The document is especially...
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...

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