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16 Jan 2018
According to the Council of Europe, ''in the final working days of 2017, the organisation received confirmation of important financial support for the second phase of the project on the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees from Italy and...
13 Jun 2017
UNICEF claims nearly 50 million children around the globe are living in a precarious and nomadic state, writes a DW news article. This figure includes children who are trafficked, economic migrants, and forcibly displaced children. In Berlin,...
22 Aug 2016
'EurActiv reports that the 'One campaign' estimates that last year 3.6 million refugee children were deprived access to education. Only 2% of all emergency funding allocated to education, reaching only 12% of those in need, but education can be a...
09 Aug 2016
Open Democracy reports on the continuing situation of migrants at camps in Greece on the island of Chios. There are three different camps in the area but one's quality of life depends very much on which camps one ends up in, which in turn is largely...
05 Aug 2016
Numerous reports continue to surface detailing the failures of the international community in their response to the refugee crisis. In particular, the fact that many refugee children are missing out on several years worth of schooling is especially...
22 Feb 2016
The Interpreter reports that every day, millions of Syrian children miss out on an education. Among the devastating impacts of conflict and displacement, children not sitting down to books and sums probably isn’t top of mind for most people. But the...
05 Jan 2016
The London Free Press reports on the reintegration process of refugee children in Canada.  At the front desk is a receptionist with a friendly smile. She speaks English and Arabic and wears a hijab.  Just off to the side there are play mats for...
02 Jan 2016
The Economist reports on the difficult process of integrating migrants into new schools.   After Aida Hadzialic’s parents fled war-torn Bosnia for Sweden in the early 1990s, they put their five-year-old daughter in a school full of native Swedes and...
20 Nov 2015
The EU Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection reports that this autumn has meant the start of a new school year for children in many parts of the world. Many young Syrian refugees have had their first chance to go to school in many months...
03 Nov 2015
The Financial Times reports that campaigners call it the lost generation: the children of families displaced by war, natural disasters and other catastrophes who are in danger of missing out on an education.  Across the world, the extreme...

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