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10 Dec 2019
The new Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study shows that immigrants in Austria still perform far below their native peers, while in Germany 20% of 15-year-olds can barely read. According to Kronen Zeitung's report, the...
28 Nov 2019
With the mainstream media in the UK seemingly determined to portray the impact of immigration as negative and harmful, it is vitally important for parity to be established and the truth to be vocalised. Many of those who travel to the UK in search...
22 Oct 2019
The HOME Project Greece won Child 10's annual award on the EU's Anti-Trafficking day, 18 October. The award was launched in 2014 with the aim to reward those who protect and help refugee children. With this award, the project will receive funding ...
14 Aug 2019
A recently published study by the EU-funded project GEMM (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets), and its partner, Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), examined hiring practices across Europe. The study found that children with an...
28 May 2019
A recent article by Vera Messing and Bence Ságvári explains the motives behind anti-migrant sentiment and attitudes. The article, published on the website of Social Europe, states that contrary to common expectations, anti-migration sentiment is...
06 May 2019
The Italian government recently introduced a law abolishing humanitarian protection for people not directly affected by conflict or natural disasters, and henceforth, new comers and long-term asylum seekers will not be offered a two-year residence...
12 Apr 2019
The 12th European Forum on the Rights of the Child was organised by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium earlier this year. Marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the aim of the Forum was to evaluate...
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 ...
31 Jan 2019
The actors of the play Pizza Shop Heroes will travel to Malta to perform on the migration conference and share their experience with the international and national audience. For some of them this will be the first time to travel legally across...
30 Jan 2019
The population of Ireland is becoming increasingly diverse and this is reflected in the classrooms as well, with more pupils coming from a different background. The situation is different when it comes to teaching staff, since foreign-trained...

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