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07 Jan 2020
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) revealed that 1,283 individuals died trying to migrate to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea in 2019 — 44% of the deaths confirmed during the same period in 2018. While the number of recorded...
18 Dec 2019
Since 2019, Bosnia and Herzegovina has been the key transit country for migrants heading towards the EU. The EU has yet to apply lessons learned from the challenging migration situation that developed in the Balkans following the implementation of...
10 Dec 2019
Following bad publicity around child refugees in conservative-supporting newspapers, and Theresa May’s decision, according to the ‘Dubs amendment’ only 350 unaccompanied children will be taken from this month. Charity representatives said that this...
09 Dec 2019
Roll-out trainings for care professionals and youth facilitators are being organized in Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania as part of the BRIDGE project. They follow the Training of Trainers (ToT) held in Budapest at the beginning of October 2019....
28 Nov 2019
In the last five years, the number of Hungarian children living outside of Hungary in another EU country has doubled, reaching 53,000. In the case of Romania, there are almost 600,000 Romanian children living outside of Romania. A report of more...
27 Nov 2019
The European Commission created a site to collect promising practices on the protection of children in migration. The platform is available for practitioners who want to promote their projects. The European Commission is not evaluating submissions; ...
18 Nov 2019
November 18 2019 is the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. This year’s theme is “Empowering children to stop sexual violence”. On this important occassion, the regional project "BRIDGE - Building...
18 Nov 2019
‘There is a “new normal” emerging for childhood to which social work practice must adapt.’ – writes Caroline Housman, CEO of Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in her article. According to Housman, the number of children on the move has...
17 Nov 2019
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday that a nine-month-old baby died at the Moria migrant camp due to severe dehydration. The child from the Congo was diagnosed with symptoms of dehydration on 10th November. The baby was then transferred...
06 Nov 2019
Bulgarian government accepted amendments to the Foreigners Act and the Child Protection Act to ease the application for residence for people from non-EU countries with Bulgarian origin. It includes the rules of procedure for family reunification and...

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