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15 Aug 2019
On social media it is easy to fall into the trap of over-posting, and parents whose vital element is sharing, they share their children’s life without selection. This, according to experts, is very dangerous. This phenomenon has also created a new...
02 Aug 2019
Within the framework of the project, 'The Right of the Child to Have Their Voice Heard', funded by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, and co-financed by the Republic of Serbia, and with the support of...
Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

23 Jul 2019
Moldovan swimmer, and candidate for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron will swim 30 kilometres on the Dniester River to raise awareness of the importance of respecting children's rights. The action is organized by UNICEF Moldova and ...
19 Jul 2019
A recent study by researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States, recommends that schools should provide children with a daily recess experience that goes beyond a momentary halt in their educational activities. According to the...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
08 Jul 2019
The Stronger Voice for Children network, in cooperation with World Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina, released the Child Protection Index 2.0 for Bosnia and Herzegovina last month. Representatives of governmental and civil society organizations, as well...
02 Jul 2019
The Malta Children’s Associations Network (MaltaCAN) is a new platform inspired by Eurochild President, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, to promote, foster, and support children’s rights and child participatory mechanisms in Malta. ‘This is the first...
02 Jul 2019
With students from all over Greece being the protagonists, and their teachers and parents also participating, the European Student Volunteer Network of YouSmile, initiated in 2012 by “The Smile of the Child”, Greek member of Eurochild, hosted the...
29 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe is holding a call for applications from international NGOs / international consultants to prepare, coordinate and implement child participation at its upcoming Children’s Rights conference. The conference will mark the mid-term...
26 Jun 2019
Did you know that there is an EU Commissioner for Fisheries but no Commissioner for Children?  European leaders are about to decide on top jobs for the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union. Over the next five years, these...

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