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Κορίτσι, στο Κέντρο Υποδοχής και Ταυτοποίησης στη Μόρια, Λέσβο. Οκτώβρης 2019.
25 Feb 2020
Open Letter To: The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis   Dear Prime Minister, The organizations signing this letter have been engaged for many years in the field of human rights and humanitarian aid and are looking...
09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of...
31 Jan 2020
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania will gather in Budapest 20–21 February for a Coaching and Mentoring Workshop, organized as part of the regional project, Building Relationships through Innovative Development of...
26 Jan 2020
The Moria complex on the island of Lesbos has capacity for 3,000 people, but there are now more than 19,000 people crammed inside, more than 1,000 of which are unaccompanied migrant children. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) claims that many of these...
23 Jan 2020
Roughly 400 of the 2000 children in Samos, Greece, hopes to go to the UK to be reuinited with their family members, but the majority in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted against it. These children live in really poor conditions, in...
23 Jan 2020
About 30% of the migrant population reaching Europe over the past years were children – many of them separated or unaccompanied. In their host countries, migrant and refugee children and youth face considerable challenges in terms of education,...
18 Jan 2020
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed the first positive psychology-based intervention program for young refugees. The program, called Strengths for the Journey, published in Development and Psychopathology journal, evaluated...
15 Jan 2020
Fatima is three years old. She was born in Guinea, and arrived in Malaga, Spain on the night of 23 June 2019, after crossing the Mediterranean with a large group of strangers and a woman who claimed to be her aunt. The authorities were unable to...
13 Jan 2020
Many migrant children have been raised in societies where living conditions and paediatric healthcare differ from those of industrialized countries. As a result, migrant children have important healthcare needs. Researchers claim that the burden of ...
07 Jan 2020
The European Commission launched an online, international ‘Migration’ Atlas, with data for 198 countries and information updated daily. You can check trends, statistics, and demographics for countries, and find information related to migration,...

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