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08 Jul 2019
The network Stronger Voice for Children, in cooperation with World Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina, released last month the Child Protection Index 2.0 for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Representatives of a number of governmental and civil society...
08 Jul 2019
A Regional Conference "Optimal nutrition of infants and young children in order to prevent inadequate nutrition in Europe and Central Asia" was held in Belgrade from 1 to 5 July. Experts from UNICEF Europe & Central Asia, WHO Regional Office...
07 Jul 2019
Between 1 and 3 July, ChildPact secretariat organised an advocacy training in Istanbul to develop national advocacy plans with members from Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey, and Bosnia and...
04 Jul 2019
Eurochild, the European children's advocacy network, will partner with the world's largest law firm, Dentos, in a strategic cooperation developed for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. Dentos will provide legal support...
04 Jul 2019
The Justice for Children global initiative is today (July 4) launching a Call to Action to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world, at the United Nations. The work is being led by project director Professor Jennifer...
02 Jul 2019
The United Nation’s migration office has raised alarm about children dying during migration at heart shattering rates. The report comes in the back drop of viral photos of a Central American migrant – father, daughter duo who drowned in the Rio...
02 Jul 2019
The Malta Children’s Associations Network (MaltaCAN) is a new platform inspired by Eurochild President, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, to promote, foster, and support children’s rights and child participatory mechanisms in Malta. ‘This is the first...
01 Jul 2019
The Council of Europe's Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is concerned about the rising racism and hate speech cases, discrimination against Roma and LGBT communities, as well as the insufficient criminal justice response in Romania...
01 Jul 2019
A recent photo of a man and his daughter who drowned while trying to enter the United States has sparked global outcry. The pair were reported to have travelled from El Salvador to Mexico, and were crossing the Rio Grande to seek asylum in the...
30 Jun 2019
The OSCE region is witnessing major movement of people triggered by on-going conflicts, general instability and a lack of economic opportunities in neighbouring regions and in some OSCE regions as well. This movement is comprised of refugees,...

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