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11 May 2020
In his article, Matteo de Bellis, Amnesty International discusses the lack of empathy towards refugees and migrants expressed from the side of (non)-EU governments during the Covid-19 pandemic situation, yet translating it into an opportunity for...
06 May 2020
The 1989 Convention on the Right of the Child empowers children to seek redress from those 46 countries that have signed the protocol. Recently, many climate activists, included Greta Thunberg, argue that countries like Argentina, Brazil, France,...
06 May 2020
Adding to the unbearably grim situation for migrants and refugees in Europe for the past couple of years the outbreak of Covid-19 and the subsequent state measures create stronger urge for taking action. Importantly, the new social movement, Europe...
16 Apr 2020
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the EU has been primarily focused on the prevention of further infections and the recovery of those who have been infected. Thus, other concerns, which had been slated to receive support, have been put on the back...

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....
24 Mar 2020
At the end of March, the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) published its annual conclusions about the social rights of children, families and migrants in Europe. The ECSR had assessed 37 European countries, and whether their decisions and...
29 Feb 2020
The Article reports that research carried out since 2009 shows unnerving results in terms of public sentiment, legislation, unemployment and segregation rates connected to the Roma, Europe’s largest ethnic minority group. There have also been 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...
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...

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