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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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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...
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...
22 Sep 2016
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will...
21 Sep 2016
UNITED NATIONS, Sep 21 2016 (IPS): On Monday, ​the United States was one of the main countries to obstruct a UN Declaration ​that no child should ever be detained. Though welcome, the US’ commitment the following day to resettle 110,000 refugees in...
16 Sep 2016
CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, which will take place in New York on 19th September 2016, the Heads of...
19 Aug 2016
'EU Observer' reports that the Council of Europe’s special representative on migration and refugees, Tomas Bocek, praised Turkey for their efforts in helping huge numbers of displaced people from neighbouring states but raised doubts over their...

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