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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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24 Jan 2020
The UN General Assembly launched the World Programme for Human Rights Education to develop knowledge and skills, to promote a framework for actions to be taken, and to strengthen collaboration at all levels. The programme encourages everyone to...
13 Mar 2017
In this Op-Ed, the availability of education for school going refugee children in various host countries in Europe is discussed. While host countries do not have an obligation to provide education to refugee children, this op-ed concludes that in...
27 Dec 2016
According to joint planning by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo and Save the Children, the second part of training of teachers was held, to use the methodological training manual for the prevention of...
20 Sep 2016
Human Rights Watch reports that all children have a legal right to an education. But too often, children forced to flee their homes also end up missing out on schooling–a double blow with dire consequences for their future. Parents trying to shield...
05 Aug 2016
Numerous reports continue to surface detailing the failures of the international community in their response to the refugee crisis. In particular, the fact that many refugee children are missing out on several years worth of schooling is especially...
28 Jul 2016
This European Commission press release announces that "the EU is delivering on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey bringing the total amount mobilised to more than €2 billion to finance actions in the...
15 Jul 2016
 The Huffington Post reports that some 263 million children worldwide, nearly one in 10, do not go to school, posing a daunting hurdle to the United Nations’ efforts to educate all children by 2030. Many children out of school live in areas of...
29 Sep 2015
The Guardian reports that the world has much work to do regarding the ambitious demands of the global education goal and particularly in terms of the quality of the education provided.  In light of the announcement of the new millennium development...

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