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11 Jul 2019
Eurochild members, the University of Deusto and Utrecht University, released a position paper together with other Eurochild Children's Council members, to support the European Commission’s consultation process for Horizon Europe, the next EU...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
04 Jul 2019
Eurochild, the European children's advocacy network, has partnered with the world's largest law firm, Dentons, for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. With Dentons providing legal support and expertise pro bono, it is...
03 Jul 2019
Ágnes Diamond started a support group for LGBTQI + parents in 2016. Parents meet monthly, but they also set up a Facebook group called "Parents and Supporters of LGBTQ Children." "Parents need to be visible, to commit themselves to show the others,...
29 May 2019
The #VoteforChildren coalition campaign asked European citizens to vote for candidates who committed to becoming Child Rights Champions, and called on European Parliamentary candidates to break the cycle of poverty, invest in children, listen to...
24 May 2019
The Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection – KOMF, in partnership with SOS Fshatrat e Fëmijëve Kosovë, recently held a workshop to draft the Advocacy Strategy 2019–2021 for the decentralization of social and family services in Kosovo. The workshop...
15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
06 May 2019
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, former president of Malta and current president of Eurochild, urged the European Union to put the issues of child rights and child participation on its agenda and make them a priority. ‘Child participation in decision-...
22 Apr 2019
The Terre des hommes Romania organized round table, Inter-Institutional Collaboration Practices for Assisting Vulnerable Minors, gathered social-work and child-protection professionals from NGOs and public institutions to identify functional models...
19 Apr 2019
19 April 2019 marks the end of the term for the European Parliament. In just over a month, in a direct vote on 23-26 May, EU citizens will elect the new House. It will be the task of the future European Parliamentarians to finish negotiations on the...

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