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Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
24 Mar 2020
There are about 325,000 Roma living in chronic isolation in Bulgaria. Reuters recently reported on the extra security measures taken by the Bulgarian authorities, allegedly to reduce the spread of Covid-19 among some Bulgarian Roma communities....
19 Mar 2020
'What if there's nowhere to hide, if you live in an overcrowded site or shanty-town, and if you don`t have access to clean water and sanitation' during the coronavirus pandemic was a question rightfully asked by Bernard Rorke, editor at the European...
18 Mar 2020
The Guardian published a situational overview of France, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and reactions from humanitarian organizations sharing concerns that their staff are unable to work due to the pandemic. Their alert comes from the well-...
10 Mar 2020
A new web-based tool explains the correlations regarding migration within the European Union. The online tool was launched by the REMINDER project (Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms), which ended in...

copyright: Daphne Tolis 

06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula...
05 Mar 2020
According to Eurostat, children are exposed to the highest risk of poverty and social exclusion. In Slovenia and the Czech Republic, the rates were 13.1% and 13.2%, while in Romania and Bulgaria it was 38.1% and 33.7%. In 2018, in the EU, the rate...
04 Mar 2020
Refugee Camps Have Reached Breaking Point (Athens, March 4, 2020) – European Union (EU) Member States should urgently relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to safety in their territory, while ensuring that the children’s best...
24 Feb 2020
A study, which investigates the feasibility of a Child Guarantee for children at risk of poverty, was discussed at a conference by the EU Commission on 17 February. The idea of a Child Guarantee comes from a previous proposal by the EU Parliament. A...
21 Feb 2020
On 17 February the European Commission held the closing conference on the first phase of the feasibility study for a Child Guarantee. The event attracted a broad audience - national policy makers, EU officials, Members of Parliament, civil...

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