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

27 Feb 2019
Migrant children and youth are especially vulnerable to social exclusion. Through the MINT Project, Terre des hommes and its partners aim to empower refugee and migrant children, as well as European youth, to engage in new integration activities. By... Read more
20 Nov 2018
BRUSSELS, 20 November 2018 – Sixty-eight per cent of children and adolescents in over 20 European countries feel welcoming and curious towards people from different nationalities living intheir country, according to the findings of an... Read more
19 Nov 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life. The Children's Support Center in Diyarbakir provides accommodation for migrant children, who now speak of their experiences on the... Read more

Learning

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
26 Jun 2018
Close to 1 million migrants and refugees fleeing war, violence and poverty have been displaced throughout Western Europe. To address the evolving needs of this vulnerable population, Terre des Hommes developed several initiatives to increase... Read more
27 Mar 2018
Since the beginning of the so called "migrant and refugee crisis", many European countries have been facing difficulties while trying to cope with the crisis and effectively respond to the needs of the most vulnerable groups affected... 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

No lost generation: Supporting the School Participation of Displaced Syrian Children in Lebanon
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti
"This paper documents the impact of a cash transfer programme – an initiative of the Government of Lebanon, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP), widely known as the No Lost Generation Pro
How to Talk to Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children about Asylum [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This video provides some useful tips on how to talk to unaccompanied minors and separated children about Asylum. Sources:
Advocacy Toolkit: Better care services for unaccompanied and separated migrant children in Europe
Date of publication: 2018
Refugee and migrant children often live in detention centres or in big refugee camps, with no possibility to interact with the local community or attend school.
[European Union] An app to empower young newcomers in Europe to find safety | Eurochild
Date of publication: 2018
At the second edition of the conference 'Lost in Migration' held in Brussels, the Miniila app was launched by Missing Children Europe for young newcomers. 
2 years after: lessons learned on the protection of children on the move in Europe (Childhub webinar)
Date of publication: 2018
Since the beginning of the so called "migrant and refugee crisis", many European countries have been facing difficulties while trying to cope with the crisis and effectively respond to the needs of the most vulnerable groups affected.
[Albania] Easing the challenges of restarting life in Albania: Migrant families return home
Date of publication: 2018
In Albania, poverty, unemployment, social exclusion and lack of services drive its population to emigrate. The last years saw the number of migrants who return home increase significantly.
[Greece] At least 16 dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island
Date of publication: 2018
Reuters reports that ''Sixteen people, including at least five children, drowned on Saturday when the small boat they on capsized in the Aegean Sea, Greek coast guard officials said.
Soccer Aid: Usain Bolt to make Old Trafford debut for Unicef
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF
Usain Bolt will play in Unicef's Soccer Aid game in June. The Olympic sprinter will captain the World XI, while Robbie Williams heads up the England side.
[Greece] Shipping minister orders inquiry following young refugee’s injury at Patra port
Date of publication: 2018
Proto thema reports that ''Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis ordered the chief of the Hellenic Coast Guard to begin a formal inquiry into the circumstances under which an alledged 14-year-old refugee male was injured at the port of Patra, t

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