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26 Apr 2019
At a time when parents, due to their numerous obligations, have less and less time to spend with their children, and thus a lack of control over what their children are eating, the EU Info Corner Nis in cooperation with the Counseling for Youth from...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...
25 Apr 2019
In cooperation with the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, the Center for Youth Integration organized a local training on Child Rights in the Social Protection System in the Republic of Serbia, as a part of the ChildHub project. The training was...
24 Apr 2019
The UN, in partnership with the European Union, has launched the #ACTtoProtect, a campaign for children affected by armed conflict. The international community has identified the six most common, grave violations against children in times of war:...
24 Apr 2019
Self‐esteem is regarded as vital to children's social and cognitive development and emotional well‐being. Arts engagement may well be important in supporting children's self-esteem. To date, new research was conducted by Hei Wan Mak and Daisy...
24 Apr 2019
State institutions need to put more emphasis on the protection of child rights and freedoms by putting them at the core of their activities, said the participants of the two-year regional initiative, ‘Equal Access to Justice for Children in the...
23 Apr 2019
The Republic of Kosovo has adopted a new Criminal Code, which entered into force on 15 April this year. The punishment for those trafficking in children increased with the adoption of this Code. The previous Criminal Code (2012, now repealed),...
22 Apr 2019
The Terre des hommes Romania organized round table, Inter-Institutional Collaboration Practices for Assisting Vulnerable Minors, gathered social-work and child-protection professionals from NGOs and public institutions to identify functional models...
18 Apr 2019
  A new initiative, ‘Friendly Wi-Fi’, was launched by UNICEF Albania and the Municipality of Tirana. “Friendly Wi-Fi” is a certification service for public Wi-Fi that marks services that meet minimum filtering standards – particularly in areas where...
17 Apr 2019
(17 April 2019, Brussels) Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Former President of Malta has been elected President of Eurochild, a children’s rights advocacy network with 176 members in 34 countries. The elections took place during the...

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