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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...
02 Jul 2019
Children`s charities in the UK agree social media abuse victims must have the right in a new law to sue the social media platforms where the crimes occur. The UK Government issued a white paper on online harms, introducing the concept of statutory...
02 Jul 2019
With students from all over Greece being the protagonists, and their teachers and parents also participating, the European Student Volunteer Network of YouSmile, initiated in 2012 by “The Smile of the Child”, Greek member of Eurochild, hosted the...
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,...
30 Jun 2019
Sfantu Gheorge Municipality, Covasna County Government, and SERA Romania Foundation jointly created a project worth €400,000, to establish a healing and development centre for disabled children in Sfatntu Gheorge. With this niche service,...
30 Jun 2019
'Resignation Syndrome' was first reported in Sweden in the 1990s after children of families applying for refugee status collapsed into a catatonic state and remained vegetative for years. There is no Hungarian equivalent to this psychiatric illness...
29 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe is holding a call for applications from international NGOs / international consultants to prepare, coordinate and implement child participation at its upcoming Children’s Rights conference. The conference will mark the mid-term...

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