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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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08 Aug 2017
The Guardian follows the life of the Faqirzada family - two parents and three teenage children - to recount the current situation of the refugees who were denied access to the EU are now living in Serbia - 7,600, according UNHCR.  A school in...
09 Feb 2017
Interior and defense ministers from 15 European countries agreed to develop new measures to keep the route from Greece shut for migrants seeking asylum in other EU nations. Wednesday's meeting included counterparts from the Czech Republic, Croatia,...
09 Feb 2017
Ministri unutrašnjih poslova i odbrane iz 15 Europskih država su dogovorili razvijanje novih mjera kako bi se zadržala zatvorenom ruta kojom iz Grčke dolaze migranti koji traže azil u EU državama. Sastanak u srijedu (8.02.2017), je uključio i...
13 Jan 2017
The Telegraph reports that "refugees and migrants are dying of exposure as a result of the bitterly cold weather that has hit Greece and the Balkans, the United Nations warned on Friday."
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...
28 Sep 2016
The Child Protection Hub has researched how a series of recent changes in law and policy in the region of South East Europe have affected the work of those on the frontline engaging with refugee and migrant children in Serbia.   Here are our key...
24 Sep 2016
Leaders from countries along the Balkan migration route were set to gather Saturday in Vienna to discuss ways to better protect the external EU borders. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern has also invited Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras and German...
16 Aug 2016
IntelliNews reports that countries across Southeast Europe are boosting security and preparing reception facilities as they brace for a possible new influx of refugees and migrants, now that the March 2016 deal between the EU and Turkey looks...
15 Aug 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that along Europe’s longest border fence, a summer encampment of migrants is attempting to wait its way into Hungary. As thousands of migrants roam the Balkans, taking advantage of the warm season in search of a route...
17 Feb 2016
The IOM Migration Desk reports that last year IOM tallied a record number of 5,350 migrants reported missing or dead on the world’s many migratory routes. The real figure is probably much higher. That is because many migrant deaths, especially those...

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