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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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22 Dec 2015
The New York Times reports that the number of migrants and refugees who have entered Europe by sea and land this year has passed the one million mark, a long-expected but symbolically significant capstone to a year in which displaced people flocked...
22 Dec 2015
The Washington Post reports that the number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe this year has passed the 1 million mark, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. Here is what you need to know about one of 2015's most...
22 Dec 2015
IOM confirmed yesterday (21/12) that over a million irregular migrants and refugees arrived in Europe in 2015, mostly from Syria, Africa and South Asia.  Through the weekend, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix - Flow Monitoring System counted 999,...
21 Dec 2015
Thomson Reuters Foundation reports that when children see the toys and coloured chairs outside the Terre des hommes (Tdh) caravan on the Serbo-Croatian border, they run towards it. Hadi, a four-year-old boy from Syria, shows staff his jacket, which...

Taken in Tabanovce, FYROM, at Tdh/La Strada safe space. Photo Käser by Peter K/Tdh

24 Nov 2015
Child Protection Hub for South East Europe and UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Office are thrilled to announce their collaboration on a new project “Developing capacities and providing support to frontline workers assisting refugees and migrant children in...

Martin SCHULZ – EP President meets with a small delegation of CONCORD, the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs

20 Nov 2015
Refugee children crossing European borders are not being treated in line with international conventions. This is the message Sendrine Constant gave to Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament at a meeting in Brussels this week, as part of...
18 Nov 2015
Current migration situation in Europe would be much worse if government and civil associations with their volunteers, were not involved. Volunteers from the Brave Phone, Anja Pećnik and Karla Knežević, and Dajana Lukić Demeter, emergency doctor,...
10 Oct 2015
Centre for asylum seekers on 10 October 2015 introduced the android app for refugees in Serbia. This application contains all the information necessary for refugees passing through Serbia. Among other things, through this application, people will be...
18 Sep 2015
Round table "Children of asylum seekers in Serbia - access to education and prevention of gender-based violence" was organized  in Belgrade on 10 September 2015. The meeting was held in order to involve all relevant actors in the education of...
04 Sep 2015
'Open Society Foundations' article tries to answer the most frequently asked questions regarding refugees in Hungary. The answers are given with the help of Andras Kovacs, direcotr of Menedek Foundation that has been assisting migrants/refugees for...

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