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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 Jun 2018
National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared recommendations from the State Agency for Child Protection for parents wishing to establish themselves in a foreign country or who are in the process of establishing themselves. The article emphasizes...
21 Mar 2018
''At least 11 asylum seekers and 8 police officers were injured during clashes in the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos on Wednesday evening. 200 women and children were evacuated in a nearby warehouse'' Keep Talking Greece reports. ''Some...
14 Mar 2018
''The European Union needs a common policy on the refugee crisis while the member-states must immediately implement the relocation programme in order to reduce the refugee population in Greece, which is under great pressure, Portugal's President...
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...
10 Oct 2016
'Devex' reports that to the majority of asylum-seekers and migrants — 7,000 people are now staying in Bulgaria’s reception and asylum centers — Bulgaria is merely a corridor. Most have their eyes on Germany, with visions of the generous social...
03 Oct 2016
The Malay Mail Online reports that Hungary’s populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan. Although a...
22 Sep 2016
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will...
28 Aug 2016
Independent reports that European nations continue to squabble about whether, and how, to share the newcomers between them and the issues that drove refugees to Europe in the first place — such as Syria's unrelenting war — are unresolved. Overall, 2...
16 Jun 2016
A brief has been prepared by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee summarizing the recent legislative changes to the Hungarian asylum law between April and June 2016, including their detrimental effects on asylum-seekers and refugees in the country....
12 Apr 2016
New Europe reports that a centralised asylum system would allow the EU to better manage flows of migrants and asylum seekers, said the European Parliament on Tuesday. It also asked for safe and legal ways to be found for third country nationals to...

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