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16 Mar 2019
The French Foreign Ministry has decided to repatriate five children of French citizens who joined the Islamic State. After a tense public discussion about this sensitive and controversial issue, the Ministry decided to repatriate the five children...
15 Mar 2019
PRECISION or Promote Rehabilitation, Empowerment of Children and Support for Youth Offenders is a project implemented by Terre des hommes Romania, that seeks to promote wellbeing and reduce recidivism of juvenile offenders in Romania. The objective...
15 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that the National Program for Preventing and Counteracting Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Victims for 2019 was adopted by the Bulgarian Government. This is an annual document...
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...
15 Mar 2019
The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children – a pan-European campaign that advocates for strengthening families and ending institutional care – released 16 country fact sheets about the progress with the transition from institutional to family- and...
15 Mar 2019
Jana Hainsworth, Eurochild’s Secretary General shared lessons from the Opening Doors campaign on how the implementation of European policies and funding has supported reforms in child protection. Through a video, she addressed the Conference on the...
13 Mar 2019
As a reaction to a concerning number of reported cases of sexual abuse of children online, the UK`s National Crime Agency is decided to expand their educational programme ThinkUKnow, aiming to teach children about dangers of online grooming. As part...
12 Mar 2019
On March 12, honoured by the presence of the representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, and Mrs. Guusje Korthals Altes – Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania, as well as...
11 Mar 2019
Children and young people have a key stake in Europe’s future. As European leaders debate the future of Europe, UNICEF and Eurochild launched an online survey, inviting children and young people to share their views on the Europe they want. The '...
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...

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