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02 May 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an interesting interview with Cedar Foundation's Executive Director Alexandrina Dimitrova, which looks at the history behind the foundation's creation, the organization's success, the organization's...
04 Apr 2019
For the first time in the history of the European Forum on the rights of the child, 9 children and young people participated in the 12th Forum this week. Two of the children, Petra, 15 and Lucija, 13 were supported by Eurochild member “Society Our...
27 Mar 2019
The Romanian government, holding Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2019, has made the promotion of children’s rights – particularly the right to participate – its key priority. The “Bucharest Children’s Declaration” will be...
27 Mar 2019
Following the first roundtable in January 2019, during which children had the opportunity to voice their opinions and share their priority areas with EU election candidates, a follow-up roundtable was organised by the President’s Foundation for the...
22 Mar 2019
Children have been protesting and calling governments to address climate change, with strikes organized around the world on 15 March. UN experts have voiced their support for these efforts to protect the environment by approving the Human Rights...
19 Mar 2019
The Center for Youth Integration (CYI) is a citizens association that, since 2004, has implemented programs dealing with the population of children and young people in street situations or at risk of being on the street, as well as programs dealing...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...
15 Mar 2019
Last year, Greta Thunberg, a teenager from Sweden, started the first school strike outside the Swedish parliament, urging the government to acknowledge climate change and take preventive action. The world slowly started paying attention, and pupils...
08 Mar 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event. Participants can be boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 from all over the world, with the main...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...

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