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05 Feb 2020
The year 2019 was especially important for Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who was selected as Person of the Year by TIME magazine for her environmental activism and gave a number of high-profile speeches. UK media regulator Ofcom has identified a...
03 Feb 2020
The Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science has assigned a study of the effectiveness of activities based on interests conducted during the second academic term of the 2018/2019 academic year and during the first term of the 2019/2020 academic...
27 Jan 2020
In January, Eurochild and the Learning for Well-being Foundation published a resource for anyone and everyone looking to implement and strengthen child participation: We Are Here: A Child Participation Toolbox. NGOs and civil society organisations...
24 Jan 2020
The UN General Assembly launched the World Programme for Human Rights Education to develop knowledge and skills, to promote a framework for actions to be taken, and to strengthen collaboration at all levels. The programme encourages everyone to...
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,...
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and...
17 Jan 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria informed that the "Our Money" (Bulgarian: “Нашите пари”) program which was launched in 2016 in Bulgaria will include more than 2050 students by the end of the 2019/2020 school year. The program aims to...
10 Jan 2020
The European Youth Event (EYE) is a two-day programme for young people (aged 16 to 30) who want to learn with others and share their views on many topics. Those who take part can actually make their voice heard; the best ideas raised will be...
19 Dec 2019
The many environmental and other protests this year by youth demonstrates that they have a voice, and urgenly reminds us to listen to them. Children and adolescents must also be looked after, esecially those whose rights are taken away; some were...
17 Dec 2019
With the adoption of the Lisbon Treaty in 2009, the EU agreed that the promotion of children’s rights is one of its core objectives. In reality, most of what the EU does ignores children. Even in policy areas directly relevant to children, such as...

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