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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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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...
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...
21 Aug 2015
The World Post reports on the migrant situation in Macedonia, where border security forces have formed a line of shields, laid down barbed wire, and launched stun grenades and bullets into a crowd of 5,000 migrants, including children and babies, to...
10 Aug 2015
US News reports that Hungary has received over 110,000 asylum requests so far in 2015, more than double the number from the entire year of 2014, bringing increasing numbers of vulnerable and unaccompanied minors. As the Hungarian government works to...

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