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.


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


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


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
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.

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...


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 video provides brief overview of children on the move, the risks the face and assistance they require.
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

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Children on the move

Protection Monitoring Report - Data Collection in Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
The report has been developed as part of the second phase of the project “Psychosocial support and protection emergency response for refugee unaccompanied and separated children in Bulgaria”, implemented under the lead of Terre des hommes (Tdh) in
Supporting the Social Service Workforce on the Frontlines of the Southeastern Europe Refugee Crisis
Date of publication: 2018
Close to 1 million migrants and refugees fleeing war, violence and poverty have been displaced throughout Western Europe.
Art for Young Change Makers on the Move
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate Project, this document is part two (part one was published on
Consultancy: Psycho-Social Services and Training Institute in Cairo Capitalization
Date of publication: 2018
As part of the implementation of its Vision 2030 and Strategic Plan 2016-2020, Terre des hommes Foundation has established the Migration program, at the global level and in several regions, since beginning of 2017.
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.


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