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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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11 Apr 2019
EU and US asylum and immigration policies don’t work. According to the author of a Washington Post article, this is partly due to the fact that one of the most important groups affected by those policies – refugees – have not been consulted....
17 Jul 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights. The UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is a collective agreement among UN member states to improve cooperation and...
25 Sep 2017
The author states that "the level of challenge faced by Jordan and Moldova on refugees and migration is remarkable: while Jordan has welcomed over a million Syrian refugees, Moldova has a migration outflow equivalent to a quarter of its population....
12 Sep 2017
"More than 3.5 million refugee children did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report published today. Entitled “Left Behind: Refugee Education in Crisis”, the report says that,...
26 Oct 2016
"The Independent" explains the situation with the hundreds of children who are now unaccounted for. Since French authorities closed the camp it is thought that 300 - 400 unaccompanied chilren are now essentially missing as the camp is being...
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...
07 Sep 2016
The Guardian reports on a massive increase in child refugees, 75% over five years, amounting to 50 million child migrants worldwide. The figures, released in a new report from UNICEF, show that children make up more than half of the world’s refugees...
04 Aug 2016
In this press release the UNHCR welcomes the conclusions reached at what it describes as an 'historic' moment in international cooperation. It writes that the UN General Assembly "agreed by consensus upon a political declaration with two annexes...
09 May 2016
United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has declared that despite great efforts, the response to the migrant crisis which may get worst, is inadequate. He called for the adoption of a global responsibility sharing compact that would ensure...

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25 Apr 2016
The network of partners of the Mario project share the grave concerns expressed by UN agencies regarding the poor and precarious conditions that refugees are facing at the transit and asylum centers in Macedonia. More than 1,000 refugees and...

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