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11 Jul 2019
Eurochild members, the University of Deusto and Utrecht University, released a position paper together with other Eurochild Children's Council members, to support the European Commission’s consultation process for Horizon Europe, the next EU...
10 Jul 2019
Terre des hommes Moldova organized a meeting on the topic of sexual violence on 4 July with resource persons, NGO representatives from the field of children and victims of violence, local authorities, and mass media. The event was organized within...
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...
09 Jul 2019
A subregional, high-level conference on ‘Smart investment in strategies and partnerships to prevent and address violence against children’ took place in Sofia, on 27–28 June. The event gathered more than 150 experts and representatives of state...
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, 1–5 July. Experts from UNICEF Europe & Central Asia, WHO Regional Office for...
08 Jul 2019
The Stronger Voice for Children network, in cooperation with World Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina, released the Child Protection Index 2.0 for Bosnia and Herzegovina last month. Representatives of governmental and civil society organizations, as well...
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, has partnered with the world's largest law firm, Dentons, for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. With Dentons providing legal support and expertise pro bono, it is...
04 Jul 2019
The Justice for Children global initiative launched a Call to Action on 4 July 2019, to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world. The work is being led by project director Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of...
03 Jul 2019
Ágnes Diamond started a support group for LGBTQI + parents in 2016. Parents meet monthly, but they also set up a Facebook group called "Parents and Supporters of LGBTQ Children." "Parents need to be visible, to commit themselves to show the others,...

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