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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 Feb 2019
Congress has published the first brochure on voting rights for local elections for migrants and IDPs. The brochure was prepared for the Conference on the Right to Vote of Locally Displaced Persons in Kiev, and is based on a report which analysed ...
24 Oct 2016
The 'Huffington Post' reports that Yvette Cooper has warned that child refugees risk slipping into the hands of smugglers as the Calais “Jungle” camp is demolished. After violence overnight in the Calais camp, Cooper, who is chair of the Home...
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...
19 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...
27 Jul 2016
EurActiv reports on the alarming rhetoric used by the Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán. At a press conference on Tuesday Orbán described migrants and refugees who have fled war and oppression in the pursuit of a better life and freedom as 'poison'. He...
25 Jul 2016
Amnesty International urges heads of state, set to meet in the forthcoming days in order to draw up a response plan to the refugee crisis, not to be thrown off-course by narrow national self-interest. Amnesty International has also produced a five...
22 Jul 2016
The IOM reports that almost 3,000 people have died this year in their attempt to reach Europe in the hope of claiming asylum and establishing a better life. Fleeing persecution, war and economic uncertainty and deep poverty these people have risked...
21 Mar 2016
Reuters report that one day after the implementation of the EU - Turkey deal, migrants continue to make the perilous crossing to Greece, in search for a better life. Greek authorities have placed the number of new arrivals in the past 24 hours at...
28 Jun 2015
‘Daily Sabah Europe’ reports on Ukrainian migration calling it another crisis of Europe. It is estimated that more than 900,000 of Ukrainians are seeking asylum. In the end of June, there were registered 1,300,000 displaced people in Ukraine, and...

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