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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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26 Dec 2017
Five vulnerable families of returned migrants in Albania had the opportunity to promote their small businesses to more customers. Along a large number of non-governmental organizations, they participated in an NGO Fair organized on December 20 by...
17 Dec 2017
On 17th of December, Arabian Aerospace Online News Service published an article entitled "EAG supports Syrian refugee children in Greece". The writer has reported that Etihad Aviation Group has helped more than thousand Syrian refugee children in a...
13 Dec 2017
'TheGuardian' pulished an article about the artist Arabella Dorman, who used different items of clothes, hats,shoes,socks,scarfs abandoned clothing from Greece. 700 items of clothes were collected from olive fields and beaches of the Greek Island of...
13 Dec 2017
On 13 th of December, the "Eurobserver" reported that a meeting to discuss EU solidarity on migration crisis would be held in Italy with the Visegrad four ( Check republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). Therefore, Hungary demand this meeting, the...

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01 Dec 2017
COUNTDOWN TO WINTERCountdown   #OpenTheIslands (Athens, December 1, 2017) – The Greek government, with the support of European Union leaders, should act now before the onset of winter to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 12 human rights and...
22 Nov 2017
(Athens, November 22, 2017) – The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said today. The policy forces asylum seekers arriving on the Greek islands...
07 Nov 2017
We, the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts, UN agencies and bodies, global, European and national organisations, welcome the European Commission’s initiative to dedicate the 11th European Forum on the Rights of the Child to the...
27 Oct 2017
While thousands of refugees are forced to live in bleak refugee camps in Greece, Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes is providing families with secure, dignified accommodation. Terre des Hommes’ Tatjana Aebli speaks to one family...
26 Oct 2017
BBC reports that for almost 20 years Sweden has been battling a mysterious illness - Resignation Syndrome. The syndrome only affects the children of asylum-seekers, especially those from the former USSR, the Balkans, Roma children, and most recently...
26 Sep 2017
The Hungarian left-wing daily Nepszava published an article about migrant and refugee children in Hungary, who are not cared for properly by the Hungarian state.  "These children do not cry. Even as a total stranger you can examine them, they don't...

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