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12 Sep 2019
The Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), and the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) were adopted by the international community in 2018. These Compacts aim to better regulate international migration and manage major crises that...
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...
27 Sep 2017
The Global Alliance for child protection in humanitarian action has developed a "Humanitarian Standards Partnership app" which provides the humanitarian sector's flagship standards and guidance in a single, free-of-charge app. The app is meant for...
12 Sep 2017
"More than 3.5 million refugee children did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report published today. Entitled “Left Behind: Refugee Education in Crisis”, the report says that,...
02 Aug 2017
Psychology Today reports current concerns regarding the mental health of refugee children, and points out patterns in suicidal and homicidal ideation among refugee teenagers. Traditional practices in suicidality evaluation are criticized, and it is...
27 Jul 2017
The Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights reports on the warnings by two UN Special Rapporteurs in regard to the situation of migrant children, ahead of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on the 30th July 2017. Both experts warn...
24 Jun 2017
The Irish Times spotlights Nicola Davies, English author and zoologist recent publication which is unusual in comparison to the rest of her work. Davies' work is typified by matters relating to the environment, except for her recent children's book...
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20 Jun 2017
The 2017 Global Conference on Children on the Move was hosted in Berlin, Germany from June 12-13. The conference had mandated for the demonstration of the benefits of collective action in order to achieve results for children on the move. Secondly,...
14 Jun 2017
Through the collaborative works of FC Barcelona, the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations' Refugee Agency, a grand initiative has commenced in order to demonstrate support for refugee children. The #signandpass...
18 May 2017
An article published by Newstalk notes the high number of unaccompanied migrant youth traveling across borders to elude catastrophes present in their homeland. The article makes use of a recent UNICEF report, which identifies that a minimum of 300,...

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