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14 Feb 2019
UNHCR together with the funding from the EU has been running KEDU, an informal school on Kos, Greece for children refugees living there. Xenia Passa, a protection officer with UNHCR explained “it is important for refugee children to find normalcy in...
06 Feb 2019
The Trauma-Informed Schools project, implemented by the Istanbul-based organisation Maya Vakfi (Maya Foundation) and supported by Theirworld, uses art therapy and other skills to provide psychosocial support to refugee children and train teachers...
02 Feb 2019
The UNHCR published a new report urging authorities to end detention of children for immigration purposes, integrate children in their national systems, and provide them with the guardianship systems. Unaccompanied children should be provided with...
31 Jan 2019
In their new report ‘Turn the tide’ UNHCR is warning about the educational crisis, citing the data which indicates around 4 million refugee children around the world who do not go to school. The gender gap is especially concerning, as the report...
31 Jan 2019
When thinking about how refugee people choose their destination country, European policy makers rarely draw conclusions informed by the discussion with refugee people. Instead, they made their assumptions which based on a survey among refugee people...
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...
30 Jan 2019
The UNICEF Innocenti Working Paper is based on the data collected from 150 countries collected over 10 years, from 2006 to 2016, analyzing the drivers of migration. The finds confirm decision to migrate or not depends on the child-related concerns,...
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...
27 Jan 2019
Save the Children with the support of other aid organizations is urging Italian government to allow minors rescued by the Dutch-flagged rescue ship Sea Watch 3 in the Mediterranean to enter the port. Doctor is warning the ship is crowded with not...

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