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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 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...
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...
26 Aug 2016
According to a news report from Reuters, the delayed reaction of the EU to provide humanitarian support and asylum assistance is putting the lives of thousands of Syrian children in limbo. The 3 billion Euros of aid promised by the EU to Turkey is...
10 Aug 2016
'Reuters' reports on Amnesty International's warning of a buildup of migrants on Italy's border with Switzerland and its subsequent demands placed on Swiss authorities to provide clarification over reports by children that they had been sent back...
15 Jul 2016
IRIN reports that when world leaders convene at the UN General Assembly on 19 September for a high-level summit on refugees and migrants, there are high hopes they will do more than just commit new funding or resettlement places for refugees. The...
14 Jul 2016
Sicily: new arrivals at Pozzalo and Augusta harbours “I followed the disembarkation procedures of 500 migrants who arrived on Wednesday 6th at the dock of Pozzallo. Many of them were pregnant women from Nigeria and unaccompanied migrant minors,...
01 Jul 2016
The Independent reports that the number of migrants entering Norway has dropped by 95%. New policies implemented by the Norwegian government have been designed to deter people from crossing the border and the government has hailed these measures as...
20 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch have reported that delays in registration and limited implementation of temporary protection policies in Turkey mean that many Syrian refugees are left without effective protection or access to jobs and services that they...
15 Jun 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central East Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) as part of its partnership with the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe is implementing 3 rounds of trainings in Slovenia  as part of its joint...

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