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26 Nov 2019
The text of the resolution is the result of the cooperation of five political groups, i.e. EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL. The resolution clearly underlines the utmost necessity for the European Union (EU) to act in this field...
22 Nov 2019
The event addressed a number of systematic challenges for children’s rights: child sexual exploitation, new challenges for media, the breakdown of traditional family structures and new ways of collecting and processing data.  Eurochild President...
21 Nov 2019
The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe, initiated by Eurochild members, Children in Scotland and independently led by the charity in partnership with Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights), will also develop resources to...
20 Nov 2019
What would you say if people made decisions about you without consulting you? It would be a violation of your rights. The same applies to children; this right is specifically set out in Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: “the...
22 Oct 2019
Beto (13) and Raluca (14) are from Bucharest, Romania. They both live in poor neighbourhoods with their families. Beto has 3 brothers. They live together with their mom in a small room that has no electricity. Raluca lives with her parents, two...
17 Oct 2019
Last school year took place in the program called "School after school". After evaluation, the Cluj-Napoca municipality considered it successful in all aspects and plans to extend the program to other schools in the following years. The children...
10 Oct 2019
Last week (7th-8th October), the Eurochild Children’s Council met at the Eurochild Office in Brussels to work on developing the Network’s second Child Participation Strategy and to start planning the next Eurochild conference. Eurochild’s Child...
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....
02 Jul 2019
With students from all over Greece being the protagonists, and their teachers and parents also participating, the European Student Volunteer Network of YouSmile, initiated in 2012 by “The Smile of the Child”, Greek member of Eurochild, hosted the...
29 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe is holding a call for applications from international NGOs / international consultants to prepare, coordinate and implement child participation at its upcoming Children’s Rights conference. The conference will mark the mid-term...

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