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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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22 Dec 2016
The Guardian published an article highlighting the miss-used of EU funds in Greece. The article explains that "the UN refugee agency and the EU’s aid department have been accused by other aid groups of mismanaging a multimillion-pound fund earmarked...
09 Dec 2016
'PanARMENIAN.Net' reports that Central and Eastern European governments opposed to taking in refugees are at loggerheads with countries on the frontline of the crisis such as Greece and Italy. Nearly all the 350,000 migrants to reach Europe's shores...
25 Nov 2016
  The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) has published Comments on the proposals to reform the Common European Asylum Systems (CEAS) that the European Commission had presented to the European Parliament and the Council this year....
20 Oct 2016
BRUSSELS, 20 October, 2016 - “This week’s meeting of the European Council in Brussels is a perfect opportunity for Europe to begin putting in place specific and measurable actions to address the needs of vulnerable refugee and migrant children.  A...
10 Oct 2016
NPR reports that the European Union and the government of Afghanistan have agreed to a plan that could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, even as fighting in some parts of the country intensifies. The agreement was...
10 Oct 2016
While headlines about “missing children” stir moral outcry, Refugees Deeply reports that E.U. data on unaccompanied minors is full of holes and discrepancies. Researchers Nando Sigona and Rachel Humphris argue for better data to address the real...
09 Oct 2016
'Press TV' reports that as much as has been said and written about the global refugee crisis, there is always more to add. There is need to raise more awareness of this unheralded phenomenon, with the hope that the effort might help press the action...
30 Sep 2016
The BBC reports: Should a 14-year-old married girl who migrates to Europe be viewed as a child - or a spouse? The issue has put European governments in a spin: forcing a policy U-turn in Denmark, new legislation in the Netherlands and an agonised...
29 Sep 2016
'Wired' reports that "refugees are disoriented and vulnerable," says Joanne Liu, 51, international president of Doctors Without Borders. "Their phones don't work, data is expensive and they can't tell their families they are safe." So tech startups...
19 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...

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