Special section: Children on the move

You can access resources for those working with children on the move: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

26 Jun 2020
Due to the coronavirus crisis schools were also closed in the crowded refugee camps on the Greek Aegean Islands (Kos, Leros, Samos, Lesvos and Chios) since March. However, thanks to the improved situation the non-formal education centres... Read more
19 Jun 2020
For World Refugee Day, 20 June, we asked Rawia, a 16-year-old from Africa who has lived in Romania for 8 years, to share with us her story. Rawia volunteers for Terre des hommes Foundation projects dedicated to children... Read more
18 Jun 2020
World Refugee Day, observed each year on June 20, celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. The Day offers a chance to raise awareness of the plight of refugees... Read more

Learning

15 Sep 2021
This certificate course introduces its participants to main concepts, theoretical issues and current discussions in the field of migration and asylum. The course aims to present an overview of contemporary migrations... Read more
21 Mar 2021
With increasingly more multi-cultural and multi-ethnic societies due to new migration routes, migrant and refugee integration can be a challenge both for host communities as well as for migrant and refugees themselves. Lack of proper integration can... Read more
10 Feb 2020
Learn about unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children This course is about the care and protection of unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children who are moving across and between countries. This course will... Read more

Library

15 Apr 2020
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period October - December 2019, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on... Read more
30 Mar 2020
In 2019, FRA Member States stated that about 33,000 migrant children entered EU unauthorized, over 5,000 were unaccompanied. However, during the latest FRA report highlighted the 10 main challenges migrant children face. These include: The... Read more
01 Mar 2020
This Analysis on unaccompanied and separated girls, highlighting how lack of understanding of gender-specific vulnerabilities, needs, appropriate identification and support system is making girls ‘invisible’ and thus, hindering... Read more

Forum topics

16 Apr 2015 by Judit Németh-Almasi
We are looking ideas, experience, approaches of working with 14-19 years olds. We would like to know methods and activities you use, or would...

Multimedia

10 Sep 2019
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) programmes can help refugees and asylum seekers to integrate into new countries. This short animation dramatises the findings of a report looking at these programmes in nine countries (Belgium, Canada,... Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about institutional barriers to and best practices for identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh... Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh Regional Office Europe.  Read more
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Children on the move

[Germany] First Refugee Rescue Mission Launched after Coronavirus Outbreak
Date of publication: 2020
'The global health emergency has not stopped the departures, shipwrecks, captures and the human rights violations in the Libyan hell.'  — Tweet from an Italian charity
Children in migration in 2019
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
In 2019, FRA Member States stated that about 33,000 migrant children entered EU unauthorized, over 5,000 were unaccompanied.
[European Union] Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone!
Date of publication: 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'
[European Union] "Protect our Laws and Humanity!"
Date of publication: 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations
[European Union] Greece/EU: Urgently Relocate Lone Children
Date of publication: 2020
Refugee Camps Have Reached Breaking Point
Making the Invisible Visible: The identification of unaccompanied and separated girls in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Serbia
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Gender Section of UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO)
This Analysis on unaccompanied and separated girls, highlighting how lack of understanding of gender-specific vulnerabilitie
[Serbia] Young Male Migrants and Refugees in Serbia Learn Critical Life Skills Together
Date of publication: 2020
'I get tired of trying to explain, of asking why and where this fear [of migrants] comes from,' says Sami Rasouli, age 18. 'People see wars in our countries and think we are all like that, like fighters.'
Struggling to Survive: Unaccompanied and separated children travelling the Western Balkans Route
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Save the Children International, Save the Children North West Balkans
The study ”Struggling to Survive” identifies and deepens the understanding of informal practices used and experiences of unaccompanied and separated migrant children during the course of their migration journey.
[United Kingdom] Despite Facing Traumatic Situations, Child Migrants are Shown Little Sympathy by the UK Media
Date of publication: 2020
Every child has the right to a peaceful and secure upbringing. Every child has the right to be cared for. Every child has the right to be treated with respect. Yet child migrants are frequently denied any of these things.

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