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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...
03 Jun 2017
The Independent reports that 14 year old, Bivsi Rana, a German-born Nepalese student, was recently deported amid a school class, with no knowledge of her deportation, prior to the incident. Hours later, Rana along with her family were placed on a...
28 Sep 2016
 Asylum seekers are being mistreated in Hungary and its asylum system is "blatantly designed" to deter refugees from seeking protection there, rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. Amnesty's findings in its "Stranded...
22 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch writes that: "Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should take the opportunity to address pressing concerns about the fate of refugees and asylum seekers in his speech today before the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly."...
18 Mar 2016
The BBC reports that EU leaders at meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels in an effort to reach an agreement over the migrant crises. The EU proposal would mean that Turkey will take back every migrant who crosses over into...
23 Mar 2015
'Star and Stripes' reports that an internal EU document on action to deal with the migrant influx, obtained by The Associated Press Wednesday, urges member countries to "take action to curb the level of expectation" of would-be asylum seekers. "The...
19 Feb 2015
Faced with an influx of refugees from Kosovo, Germany has initiated a fast-track procedure to speed up asylum claims - and deportation. Will that deter those seeking to flee poverty and hopelessness? Over the last few months the economic crisis has...

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