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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 2020
The situation of unaccompanied child refugees arriving to Greece through its land borders has already been much worse than those arriving through the sea – and it has worsened significantly with the coronavirus lockdown.  Prior to the 2015-2016...
15 Jun 2020
Every year on 20th June the World Refugee Day is celebrated worldwide, however in the UK to commemorate the "contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees" a week long festival is organised. They have cultural, educational and art events,...
10 Jun 2020
As a consequence of coronavirus, lockdowns made it more difficult for people fleeing wars and persecution to reach places of safety and left migrants stranded in difficult conditions. Positive Developments At the end of March, UN agencies put...
25 May 2020
25th of May is the International Missing Children’s day and awareness raising is always important but especially now in the time of COVID-19, as there is a real concern that missing children are away for longer periods of time and being found...
06 May 2020
Adding to the unbearably grim situation for migrants and refugees in Europe for the past couple of years the outbreak of Covid-19 and the subsequent state measures create stronger urge for taking action. Importantly, the new social movement, Europe...
21 Apr 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe and states are taking preventive measures, displaced children are facing very limited access to prevention services, such as testing and treatment. The Executive Director of the United Nations...
31 Mar 2020
'The global health emergency has not stopped the departures, shipwrecks, captures and the human rights violations in the Libyan hell.'  — Tweet from an Italian charity On 5 April, the rescue ship, Alan Kurdi, departed from Spain to the Libyan search...
25 Mar 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is spreading worldwide and affects everyone personally. But in fragile contexts, people are especially at risk. Terre des hommes puts in all its effort to keep up development and humanitarian aid for children while...
18 Mar 2020
The Guardian published a situational overview of France, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and reactions from humanitarian organizations sharing concerns that their staff are unable to work due to the pandemic. Their alert comes from the well-...

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06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula...

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