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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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04 May 2020
Terre des hommes Hellas, in partnership with UNICEF, is pleased to continue their series of webinars for staff working with refugees and migrants in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope child protection professionals working in Greece will...

Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...

copyright: Daphne Tolis 

06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula...
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...
03 Oct 2019
The Labor and Social Affairs Ministry is seeking ways to improve living conditions for thousands of refugee children staying in Greece without a parent or guardian as they wait to either be granted asylum or reunited with family in other parts of...
20 Jul 2016
“The Smile of the Child” announced its data on the number of supported children as well as provided services for refugee and migrant minors during the 1st semester of 2016 - 52.200 children were assisted and 28.326 services were provided for migrant...
17 May 2016
The EUObserver reports on the UN's rapporteur for migrant rights called on Greece to stop detaining children in jail cells. A fact finding mission has found that some children spend 2 weeks in jail cells, with the envoy saying that there was no...

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