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12 Sep 2019
The Party of European Socialists (consisting of the Socialist, Social Democratic, Labour and Democratic Parties from all around Europe), aims to preserve values like democracy, freedom, equality and justice. Which is why it acts in the child-...
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...
06 Jun 2019
According to the 2019 Fundamental Rights Report, the European Union’s accomplishments regarding the protection and promotion of human rights are undermined by growing intolerance and violations of fundamental human rights norms in EU Member States...
28 Sep 2016
 Asylum seekers are being mistreated in Hungary and its asylum system is "blatantly designed" to deter refugees from seeking protection there, rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. Amnesty's findings in its "Stranded...
19 Sep 2016
Ahead of the UN High Level Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants, human rights experts released a joint statement expressing their appreciation for the UN Special Adviser on the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and...
12 Sep 2016
The Independent reports on a new policy in an Aarhus school, which segregates Danish children from those with a migrant background. The school, an isolated case where the percentage of children with migration backgrounds has risen from 25% in 2007...
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...
08 Jul 2016
On the occasion of International Day of Refugees, Terre des hommes representatives went to two schools in Bucharest – School no. 73 “Barbu Delavrancea” and Technology High School “Dimitrie Gusti” – where they held an interactive class regarding the...

Martin SCHULZ – EP President meets with a small delegation of CONCORD, the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs

20 Nov 2015
Refugee children crossing European borders are not being treated in line with international conventions. This is the message Sendrine Constant gave to Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament at a meeting in Brussels this week, as part of...
04 Aug 2015
In this 'openDemocracy' article, the authors argue that Hungary's Prime Minister, Victor Orbán's focus on immigration, has diverted discussing deeper inqualities, extensive oligarchic type of state corruption, daily police and institutional...

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