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25 Oct 2018
Since the beginning of the refugee crisis, many countries on the migration route have found themselves in a position to respond urgently, especially to the needs of the most vulnerable migrant and refugees. Serbia is one of the major transit...
15 Oct 2018
Over 30 refugee and host community member women and children participated in the first training in ”Movement, Games and Sport” psychosocial methodology of Terre des Hommes, in Bucharest, between 19th – 27th of June 2018. About the project Through...
28 Sep 2018
For children aged from five and a half to six and a half years old, living in reception centers for migrants in Serbia, from this school year, the compulsory preparatory preschool program begins for the first time. This year, 38 of them is enrolled...
05 Aug 2018
The Guardian published an article about the UK family-separation policy, similar to the policy implemented in the USA by the Trump administration. While the USA policy has drawn attention all over the world, and resulted in outrage and protests,...
Photo credit: © Tdh/Grace Medina

Photo credit: © Tdh/Grace Medina

30 Jul 2018
The number of unaccompanied and separated migrant children is constantly rising on the new Balkan route and they are highly exposed to dangers such as trafficking or exploitation. Terre des hommes’ (Tdh) Children and Youth in Migration Programme has...
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...
18 Dec 2017
  IOM Bulgaria organized a training on “Working with migrant children” on the 7th and 8th of December 2017 at the Cultural Center in Harmanli, as part of the project “Protecting children in the context of the European migrant and refugee crisis”....

Photography credits: Steve Guamer/Flickr

05 Sep 2017
In the past few years, European states have been one of the main destinations for hundreds of thousands people confronted with the deteriorated life conditions in their home countries due to war and conflicts that create a permanent state of...
12 Apr 2017
The EU Commission’s new policy guidelines, which provide concrete actions to protect all migrant and refugee children arriving in Europe, have been broadly welcomed by child rights organisations. The measures – which address the gaps that have...
13 Mar 2017
'The Independent' reports that the UK could have taken in up to 100 child refugees a week through fostering agencies, were it not for a Home Office veto.  Charity leader Andy Elvin, the chief executive of TACT Care, the UK’s largest fostering and...

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