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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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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...
15 Feb 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself. However, openDemocracy shared an insightful article on the issues surrounding the Bulgarian Roma community, EU citizenship, but no shoes...
09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of...
06 Dec 2019
The Council of Europe raised their concern regarding the 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 treatment...
05 Nov 2018
Human Rights Watch (HRW) published an article urging Greek authorities to drop the charges against activists who were trying to rescue migrants and asylum seekers at sea. The two activities, Sarah Mardini and Sean Binder, and two Greek nationals...
19 Mar 2018
Moldova has implemented recent legislative changes that impact the citizenship status of children. While Law 310 that came into force last January eases the process of children born to Transnistrian parents to acquire Moldovan nationality, Law 132...
12 Jun 2017
Most recently, the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), had initiated the Humanitarian Encyclopedia. With this tool, humanitarian issues and discussions will be more transparent, while bettering the quality of strategies...
02 Dec 2016
'The National' reports that the world marked the UN’s International Day of People with Disabilities, which aims to break down barriers and raise awareness. But in Bosnia, where a bitter civil war has contributed to nearly 10 per cent of the...
18 Oct 2016
'Belarus News' reports that Belarus' leading role in countering human trafficking was welcomed during a recent discussion on human trafficking, modern-day slavery and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development held on the sidelines of the...
10 Oct 2016
'Devex' reports that to the majority of asylum-seekers and migrants — 7,000 people are now staying in Bulgaria’s reception and asylum centers — Bulgaria is merely a corridor. Most have their eyes on Germany, with visions of the generous social...

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