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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...
07 Apr 2020
More than 50,000 refugees and migrants have arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2018, when it became a key transit country in the Balkans. At the same time, Save the Children, in collaboration with UNICEF, have provided support for more than 15...

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...
19 Mar 2019
As unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children form a significant part of the refugee and migrant population who are still arriving in Serbia, the number of unaccompanied children is changing substantially and accounts...
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...
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...

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