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

[International] Where are they? How to search for missing loved ones
Date of publication: 2020
Migrants may travel thousands of kilometres in difficult circumstances and keeping in touch with their families back home can be difficult, or even impossible.
[Greece] A doctor’s story: inside the ‘living hell’ of Moria refugee camp
Date of publication: 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian.
[United Kingdom] Being Age Assessed as a Young Asylum Seeker: a Message to the Authorities
Date of publication: 2020
A young asylum seeker from Afghanistan underwent a shocking journey as he fled his home country for the UK. During this time the British authorities continued to assess his age as no one believed he was under 18.
Presenting the handbook on counselling asylum seeking and refugee women victims of gender-based violence (BRIDGE and ChildHub webinar)
Date of publication: 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-based vi
[Greece] MSF Says at least 140 Children with Serious Health Conditions Living at Moria Migrant Camp
Date of publication: 2020
The Moria complex on the island of Lesbos has capacity for 3,000 people, but there are now more than 19,000 people crammed inside, more than 1,000 of which are unaccompanied migrant children. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) claims that many of these
[United Kingdom] 'As We Leave the EU, We Cannot Abandon Our Compassion and Humanity'
Date of publication: 2020
Roughly 400 of the 2000 children in Samos, Greece, hopes to go to the UK to be reuinited with their family members, but the majority in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted against it.
[Central Europe] Facebook Photo Album of 'Mentoring for Integration of Migrant and Refugee Children' Project
Date of publication: 2020
About 30% of the migrant population reaching Europe over the past years were children – many of them separated or unaccompanied.
Without my Family: The impact of family separation on child refugees in the UK
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Amnesty International, The Refugee Council, Save the Children UK
Every child should be able to live safely with their family. But when disaster strikes, children may need to seek safety from conflict or persecution, leaving their families behind.
[European Union] Providing a Home for Europe’s Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Date of publication: 2020
Fatima is three years old. She was born in Guinea, and arrived in Malaga, Spain on the night of 23 June 2019, after crossing the Mediterranean with a large group of strangers and a woman who claimed to be her aunt.


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