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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...
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...
01 Oct 2019
This year, Children's Week marks the significant anniversary of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most significant international human rights record for children, as well as the most widely...
12 Sep 2019
‘The most important thing adults can do is to love children more and listen to what they say.’ This opinion was shared by 9 out of 10 children when asked what they thought was the most important thing adults can do to end violence against children....
02 Sep 2019
The Riigikogu (the unicameral parliament of Estonia) and the Office of the Chancellor of Justice looked at Estonian children's welfare in a recent seminar called "Child Well-being Indicators: Current Situation in and Possibilities for Describing the...
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....
01 Aug 2019
  27 professionals, representatives from Civil Society Organisations, childcare practitioners and child-protection workers working with children in the cities of Tirana, Elbasan, Fier, Lushnje, Vlorë, Lezha and Kukës, as well as representatives from...
31 Jul 2019
More than 50 children from low-income families participated in the "I have the right to have rights –learning our rights through play" summer camp on 17–21 June. The camp was organized by Ion Creangă Gymnasium in the children’s village, Zârneşti in...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...

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