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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 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...
27 Jun 2019
More than 1,600 children are reportedly missing since 2015 from the Dutch asylum centers, according to COA, the central agency for the reception of asylum seekers in the Netherlands, and Nidos, an independent family guardian organization that ...
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...
13 Mar 2017
In his blog, Steve Williams, writes on the Guardian investigation that reveals that "Britain’s local councils are willing and able to accept more refugees, but the UK government doesn’t appear to be listening." According to responses to freedom of...
08 Feb 2017
Deutsche Welle reports that the German government has just released numbers regarding asylum seeker unaccompanied children in Germany. According to this, there were 620 children deported among them 275 Afghans, 58 Syrians, 39 from Eritrea and 36...
08 Feb 2017
Deutsche Welle izvještava da je Vlada Njemačke upravo objavila brojeve koji se odnose na djecu bez pratnje tražioce azila u Njemačkoj.Prema tim podacima deportovano je 620 djece, među kojima 275 Afganistanaca, 58 Sirijaca, 39 iz Eritreje i 36 iz...
24 Oct 2016
The 'Huffington Post' reports that Yvette Cooper has warned that child refugees risk slipping into the hands of smugglers as the Calais “Jungle” camp is demolished. After violence overnight in the Calais camp, Cooper, who is chair of the Home...
12 Sep 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) as part of its partnership with the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe has supported implementation of two trainings in Slovenia as part...
19 Aug 2016
The Guardian reports that on plans to open new shelters in Greece to counter the overcrowding and unsanitary conditions on the Greek Islands, where 10,700 migrants are sheltered, including 3,800 children- in an area which has the capacity for just 7...
03 Aug 2016
Pew research centre’s analysis of Eurostat data reveals that over half of the 1.3m asylum seekers entering the EEA in 2015 applied for asylum in just three countries: Germany, Hungary and Sweden. Applications to Finland increased by 800%, whilst...

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