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31 Dec 2018
According to the recent Caritas report from Italy, every day 44.4 people are forces to leave their houses, which makes 30 million of people migrants. Almost half of this number are children younger than 18. 300 000 children left their homes without...
18 Dec 2018
Childpact issued a statement on the International Migrants Day and expressed concern in relation to the situation of refugee and migrant children worldwide, once again emphasizing they are in the first place children and at the same time one of...
07 Dec 2018
UNICEF published a report ‘A Right to be Heard: Listening to children and young people on the move’ which provides us with the information about the challenges and deprivations faced by young refugees and migrants. The report is about the results...
07 Dec 2018
Sputnik international is reporting about the decision of the EU interior ministers to give a wider scope Frontex border protection agency in relation to their cooperation with the third countries, including having border management and return teams...
07 Dec 2018
Facing the increased number of migrants and refugees in Europe since 2015, European start-ups decided to make an impact and find new ways to help.  After 32 000 refugees came to Finland, tech companies emerged that are trying to develop innovative...
06 Dec 2018
Human Rights and welfare state groups have been urging Greece to withdraw from EU-Turkey deal aiming to minimize a number of untested migrations to Europe.  They have criticized the living conditions on the Greece's eastern Aegean island where...
04 Dec 2018
The most recent European Directive on detention clearly defines situations in which countries can detain asylum seekers. Despite this, many countries in Europe apply the practice of detention of asylum seekers, adults as well as children also in...
04 Dec 2018
On December 4th a European Commission released a Second report about the progress made in preventing human trafficking. From 2015, when fight was started, until today, huge progress has been made but there are still topics and problems that must be...
03 Dec 2018
A small, hard-to-reach island near Copenhagen has been used for decades for laboratory facilities researching contagious animal diseases. Denmark government with a support from a right-wing Danish People’s Party has adopted a plan to decontaminate...
03 Dec 2018
France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Israel, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Australia, Slovakia and Hungary have all decided not to accept the UN proposal to establish migration as a human right. France, Italy and Austria aspire to get stricter border control...

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