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

29 Apr 2019
The National Herald reports that the number of unaccompanied minors (UAM) seeking asylum in Greece has increased in 2018, at the same time warning about the complaints from the activists in Greece that those minors are being 'routinely locked up... Read more
25 Mar 2019
The West Africa Network for the Protection of Children (WAN), in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has started a process of stakeholder deliberations aim at adopting and promoting the new West Africa Signage of... Read more
19 Mar 2019
As unaccompanied and separated asylum-seeking, refugee and migrant children form a significant part of the refugee and migrant population who are still arriving in Serbia, the number of unaccompanied children is changing substantially and accounts... Read more

Learning

29 May 2019
About the webinar: Anyone involved in advocacy on European or national policy concerning the return of children in migration from EU member states to countries of origin will be interested in this webinar. Lecturers will introduce new guidance... Read more
12 Apr 2019
In recent years, European Union countries have seen an unprecedented influx of migrants and refugees across their borders. In 2015 alone, 1,046,599 people irregularly entered EU countries - mainly Syrian, Iraqi and Afghani migrants and refugees... Read more
07 Nov 2018
The increased movement of children and families across Europe, the heightened vulnerabilities associated with this, and the variation in the response suggests the need for more consistent training for social workers and NGOs involved with migrant... Read more

Library

03 Oct 2018
This review will inform the reader of migration trends, national policies, and the treatment of children on the move in Greece, Serbia, Italy, Hungary, and Bosnia. Please download the document below.
03 Oct 2018
This summary aims to illustrate areas of improvement for assisting children on the move in the capacity of a social worker or policymaker. Assessment According to Article 3 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, all actions concerning... Read more
03 Oct 2018
This summary describes the risks faced by children as well as the effects of movement on children. Risks on the Move As explained in our infographic, there is a whole spectrum of movement types for children. Those that involve irregular... 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

21 Feb 2019
We are pleased to share with you below a link to the television series produced as part of the Coral Project: A series of 3 episodes of 7 minutes each that traces the life and migration path of little KoKotako and Assibavi. It informs the public... Read more
03 Oct 2018
This infographic will brief you on the concept of 'Children on the Move', which includes their identity, movement patterns and motivations, as well as the effects of migration on them. Read more
03 Oct 2018
This video provides brief overview of children on the move, the risks the face and assistance they require.
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Children on the move

[Greece] Conditions at Moria are “shameful”
Date of publication: 2018
19 NGOs decry conditions at the site, now worse than ever, and call for sustainable solutions to both decongest the islands and improve conditions across first receptions centres in North Aegean Sea.  
An Unaccompanied or Separated Minor's Path to Asylum [ChildHub Infographic]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This infographic presents a path to aszlum that an unaccompanied or separated child takes.   Sources:
[MENA (Middle East, north africa)] YouCreate September Bulletin
Date of publication: 2018
The YouCreate September Bulletin highlights the project activities over the months of July and August.
YouCreate: Participatory Action Research - Pilot Art-kit
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate project, a toolkit (Art-kit) has been developed by the academic
Theory of Change - Migration, Tackling Child Labour and Access to Justice Programmes
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Tdh Lausanne
The Theory of change (TOC) illustrates why and how a desired change is likely to occur in a particular context. It seeks to fill the "missing element" between activities or interventions and how they contribute to desired changes.
[International] Final Draft of the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
Date of publication: 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights.
[Africa] Consultation of the Directors of ECOWAS States in charge of Child Protection
Date of publication: 2018
The Meeting between GRPE (Regional Group on Child Protection) and the Directors of Child Protection of ECOWAS Member States, was held on 18 and 19 June 2018 in Dakar at the premises of the UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa in Sene
YouCreate Pilot Project - Capitalization Activities (Midpoint Capitalization)
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate project, this document outlines 2 tools to be used for initial
Men and boys in displacement. Assistance and protection challenges for unaccompanied boys and men in refugee contexts
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: CARE & Promundo
"Refugee women and children face specific risks and their needs are, quite rightly, highlighted and addressed by the humanitarian community. However, the situation and specific needs of single male refugees is often less understood.
Syria Regional Crisis Response: External dashboards - Updated Monthly
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Save The Children
According to UNHCR, 5,306,503 people have now fled Syria. Children make up 47.5% of the refugee population, corresponding to an estimate of 2,530,589 refugee children.

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