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19 Dec 2019
The many environmental and other protests this year by youth demonstrates that they have a voice, and urgenly reminds us to listen to them. Children and adolescents must also be looked after, esecially those whose rights are taken away; some were...
01 Dec 2019
Child rights’ organisations have expressed their outrage at global inaction as the UN marks the 30th anniversary of the most widely-ratified international human rights treaty. The lives of millions of vulnerable children are at risk because the...

Kirsten Theuns (left), head of Eastern Europe delegation Terre des hommes, Diana Podaru (SOS Satele Copiilor), Mihaela Nalbar (World Vision Romania) and Roxana Paraschiv (Salvati Copiii Romania)

25 Nov 2019
The report, ‘Child Rights Now!’ (Romania), was launched in Bucharest last week at a conference organised in collaboration with the National Authority for the Protection of the Rights of the Child and Adoption. The event was part of the Children’s...
20 Nov 2019
On the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, UNICEF organised several events: takeover day for children (that included work in Parliament); a visit to the President; a lecture at a University; a series of...
30 godina Konvencije o pravima djeteta
15 Nov 2019
On the occasion of the International Children's Rights Day-November 20 and the 30th birthday of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the group of international child protection organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, composed of Hope and...
14 Nov 2019
At the beginning of November a  two-day international conference was held on children’s right in Strasbourg with approximately 300 participants. The presentations and talks focused on the European states’ performances regarding  the protection of...
17 Oct 2019
November 20th marks the 30th Anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention. UNICEF Hungary has organised “Take Over Days” in Hungary for the past two years, and now, after Tdh has planned similar events in Romania, it is planning the third. At the...
08 Oct 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has prepared a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual meeting on this topic. The impact of environmental...
03 Oct 2019
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, together with the Initiative for Children in Migration and Destination Unknown, have produced a new briefing on the best practices on ensuring children’s best interests are the...
23 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy will once again award an individual and/or group that has made the most important achievements,  published or presented, in the last year concerning the promotion of children’s rights. The...

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