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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 Feb 2018
The Irish Times reports that ''nearly 50 Syrian refugees have arrived in Ireland from Greece this week under the Government’s relocation programme. Twenty refugees arrived in Ireland on Wednesday followed by a further 29 people from Greek refugee...
17 Feb 2018
''Germany and Italy will continue to demand a redistribution of refugees in the European Union (EU) despite heavy resistance from some member states, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) told press on Friday during a meeting with her Italian...
29 Jan 2018
According to RT, ''Asylum seekers from Italy and Greece will no longer be accepted as part of the EU relocation program by Germany, Die Welt reported citing the country’s Interior Ministry. Germany’s role in the relocation of asylum seekers from...
26 Jan 2018
The EU Observer reports that ''The EU presidency under Bulgaria appears likely to wait until the very end of negotiations before broaching the controversial refugee quota issue in a key EU asylum reform bill. The six-month presidency is mandated to...
14 Aug 2017
EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos sends a clear message to all member states that are not complying with the set commitments: 'We need an asylum system that will be based on solidarity and on the fair allocation of responsibilities where no...
02 Jun 2017
Mediapool.bg reported that Magdalena Andersson, the Swedish finance minister, calls for tying aid to poor EU members and their willingness to accept refugees. According to Reuters, Germany and Italy also support this proposal. Countries that refuse...
15 May 2017
A deal made between Brussels and Ankara dating back to March of 2016, has now prompted the European Union to receive more than 5,000 migrants from Turkey, according to a Daily Sabah news article. In the last four months, the European Union has...
11 May 2017
The First Post had written a piece that cites the European Union's statistical agency which indicates over 63,000 children were traveling without the supervision of their parents, while seeking asylum in 2016. Among these children, over 50% were...
10 May 2017
Bloomberg indicates that Hungary's Orban administration had litigiously challenged the European Union's motion to relocate asylum seekers once the borders of an EU nation are deemed as over capacitated. Miklos Feher, an attorney for the government...
10 May 2017
EU Observer refers to the information of the European Commission, which claims that Finland had placed 1,433 of 3,078 migrants into its borders through its relocation goal, achieving 69% of its target. Finland is seeking to completely achieve its...

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