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06 Dec 2019
The Council of Europe raised the concern regarding Vucjak migration camp located in Bosnia and Hercegovina, the council urged the Bosnian government to close the migration camp and to take further steps in improving the quality of treating migrants...
07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
28 Oct 2019
According to the UN, there are approximately 10–15 million stateless people in the world; officially, they do not belong to any country and are often discriminated against. As stateless people lack official papers like birth certificates, passports...
22 Oct 2019
On October 21&22, 2019, the State Prosecutor of Kosovo started the marking of the Crime Victims’ Rights Week with the opening of the International Conference of  10 years of awareness on “Justice restoring the victims’dignity ”. Lawyers,...
11 Oct 2019
In 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)—with support from the European Union—opened four new Temporary Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are designated for vulnerable migrants: families and single men. The...
10 Oct 2019
The Roma community is one of the largest minority groups in the EU, with an estimated number of 10 million Roma living in Europe. Helena Dalli, the EU new commissioner for equality, has stated that she will soon visit one of the most discriminated...
04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...
04 Oct 2019
In recent years migration and the status of refugees have become a priority issue in European policies. However, in many cases, the countries’ attitude to asylum seekers is more than disappointing. Many European countries struggle with growing...
14 Aug 2019
A recently published study by the EU-funded project GEMM (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets), and its partner, Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), examined hiring practices across Europe. The study found that children with an...
02 Jul 2019
The United Nation’s migration office has raised alarm about children dying during migration at heart shattering rates. The report comes in the back drop of viral photos of a Central American migrant – father, daughter duo who drowned in the Rio...

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