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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...
29 Jan 2019
The Dutch government reached an agreement to review the applications of children who were rejected for a permit in the Netherlands and to provide more resources to the immigration office to process the cases faster. The policy known as ‘children`s...
06 Jan 2019
According to UNICEF, the main reason for brain drain in Bosnia is the fact young people grew tired of waiting, facing lack of hearing and investment. UNICEF representative Geeta Narayan explained that “with the increased number of migrants and...
26 Jul 2017
According to the findings of a UNICEF report, a numerous amount of Africa's migrant children fleeing their home due to private and public disputes had intended on traveling abroad to neighboring countries to obtain work, as opposed to European...
21 Jul 2017
According to UPI, the last three years has signified a 600% increase in the number of possible sexual exploitation cases featuring migrants seeking refuge in Italy, through passage of sea travel. Mostly victimized among these migrants, are young...
20 Jul 2017
The International Business Times, refers to the findings of the newly published "Lone Migrant Children Left Unprotected" report, produced by Human Rights Watch, which states that refugee adolescent youth are being categorized as adult refugees, and...
19 Jul 2017
A significant portion of individuals turning to Europe as a safe haven amid the contemporary refugee crisis are young children. To be specific, 32% of asylum requests in the European Union were from children. The bloc now attempts to establish an...
28 Jun 2017
According to Morocco World News, the Spanish city of Melilla which nears Northern Africa, is collaboratively working with officials in Morocco in order to front the increasing number of unaccompanied foreign minors entering the city, as announced by...
01 Jun 2017
According to Independent.ie, child refugees settled in Greece have recently produced an illustrative book comprised of fairytales, and is now on sale, while being dedicated to the cause similar to that of the children who had produced the narratives...
03 Dec 2015
Foundation Schüler Helfen Leben (SHL) is seeking applications for support of educational youth projects activities in the eligible countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,  Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Serbia. Interested organisations...

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