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04 Oct 2019
In the first three quarters of the year: 72.263 irregular migrant and refugees arrived in Europe by sea (in the same period of last year was nearly 84.345) 1.041 of them died at sea (1.890 in the same period  of last year) on the Eastern...
01 Oct 2019
There were 4,501 unaccompanied children in Greece at the end of September and the numbers are rising, which give a big challenge to the country’s child protection mechanisms. The Labor and Social Affairs Ministry tries to improve the circumstances...
27 Sep 2019
Research on the provision of support to migrant victims of torture has emerged only relatively recently. At the Third Annual Expert Workshop of the UN Fund for Torture, a representative from Doctors for Human Rights described the ‘silent epidemic'...
23 Sep 2019
Eurochild’s national partner network in Ireland, the Children’s Rights Alliance, published a report outlining the mental health and educational needs of refugee children in Ireland.  The report, ‘Safe Haven: A Study on the Needs of Refugee...
06 Sep 2019
Children in migration are amongst the most vulnerable people in need of a safe and stable environment, access to quality education, and child-specific services. In Greece, the needs of these children are not always met. Of the 79,500...
05 Sep 2019
Serbia’s refugee agency has cited Croatian border police for torturing an Afghan refugee child and denying him and 15 other migrants their right to claim asylum. Croatia's interior ministry denied the claim as ‘unfounded and... absolutely...
02 Sep 2019
Home Affairs Ministry of Malta published that 104 unaccompanied migrants under 18, mostly males, arrived in the country in 2018. The youngest was just 11 years old. Based on the country's  procedure these children are first carried to the Initial...
28 Aug 2019
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania are gathering in Budapest 30 September - 1 October 2019 for the Training of Trainers organized as part of the regional project Building Relationships through Innovative Development...
26 Aug 2019
FutureLearn, an awarded platform for online learning is now offering a new online course, ‘Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children.’  The course focuses on the care and protection of unaccompanied and...
13 Aug 2019
The user's guide and training module on ‘Unified Standard Operating Procedures for Transnational Cooperation on Case Management - Based on the Annex to Bi-National Protocols for the Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Trafficking with a...

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