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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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10 Jul 2017
The UNHCR had publicly announced its commitment to strategies that would ultimately better the conditions of migrant children and youth who are in Europe without parental supervision, through collaborative works with the United Nations Refugee...
02 May 2017
On April 20th 2017, the Croatian Parliament's "Committee for the family, youth and sport" held a thematic discussion about protection of the unaccompanied foreign children. There was discussion about possibilities of improving their protection in...
20 Mar 2017
During political crisis or crisis caused by natural disasters, shortage of safe water and food threatens people's health and even life. Children younger than five years are especially in danger and the most vulnerable are those younger than one year...
14 Mar 2017
In this article, Mark Kalin discusses the "ill, punitive and callous treatment of many child refugees" who have fled to Europe.  The full text of the article can be found herehttp://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/tens-of-thousands-of-children-...
13 Mar 2017
In his blog, Steve Williams, writes on the Guardian investigation that reveals that "Britain’s local councils are willing and able to accept more refugees, but the UK government doesn’t appear to be listening." According to responses to freedom of...
13 Mar 2017
In this Op-Ed, the availability of education for school going refugee children in various host countries in Europe is discussed. While host countries do not have an obligation to provide education to refugee children, this op-ed concludes that in...
31 Jan 2017
The Ombudsman for Children of Croatia Ivana Milas Klarić sent recommendations to  Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy  on the issues of protection of rights and interests of children of foreign nationals who are caught in Croatia...

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