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.


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


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


29 Jun 2020
The second study report in the Misto Avilean project is the result of 45 interviews, 100 questionnaires, 20 infographics, summing up to 100 pages (in Romanian and English). The report develops mostly a practical approach, and less an... Read more
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

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...


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 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
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

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Children on the move

Seeking asylum on children's bicycles
Date of publication: 2015
According to BBC, hundreds of migrants have embraced a new route into Europe that avoids the life-threatening Mediterranean crossing. They are cycling into Norway from Russia.
UNHCR concerned at reports of sexual violence against refugee women and children
Date of publication: 2015
The UN refugee agency said today it was concerned by "credible testimonies" it has received of sexual violence and abuse against refugee and migrant women and children on the move in Europe and called on authorities to take steps to ensure their p
Migrant crisis in October: focus on children and young mothers
Date of publication: 2015
During October 2015 the migrant crisis continued, in which many men, women and children run away from warring area, mostly from Syria, Aafganistan and Iraq.
Migration & Technology
Date of publication: 2015
Business Daily reports that many European governments have chosen to build up walls to prevent refugees from crossing their boarder. Since the Serbian boarder opened, nearly 7000 refugees hope to pass through Croatia.
European governments “overlooked” problem of human trafficking (Video)
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: Press TV
'Press TV' covers an Austrian conference that covered the issue of the threat of trafficking among migrant groups.
Whose best interests? Exploring Unaccompanied Minors’ Rights through the Lens of Migration and Asylum Processes
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: University of Brighton and the Centre for Research on Management and Employment (CROME)
CROME Research Fellow Jo Wilding and Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour are investigating the situation of unaccompanied children seeking asylum and the extent to which the UK Government implements their rights under the UN Convention on the Rights
UNICEF Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe:
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: UNICEF
In this 6 page report, UNICEF describes the current migrant crisis though descriptive stats (figures and percentages) and also reports on the current humanitartian needs.  Maps are included depicting routes, including routes specific to children.
Psychological first aid (Serbo-Bosnian-Croatian)
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: Društvo za psihološku pomoć
Psycho-social care for affected people and communities is becoming an integral part of the plan for protection and rescue that assumes preparation, training, reference and involvement in psychosocial care staff trained to implement appropriate pro
Ideas Bank of Creative Activities for Children at Drop-in or Residential Centres
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: ECPAT
This manual collects resources that social workers can use when working with children at drop-in or residential centres. The author has selected activities that involve little or no material input, and that can be conducted without a budget.
Culture, Context and the Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Syrians
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: UNHCR
This report aims to provide information on the sociocultural background of the Syrian population as well as cultural aspects of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing relevant to care and support.


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