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Special section: Refugee crisis

You can access all the refugee crisis resources on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

11 May 2017
The First Post had written a piece that cites the European Union's statistical agency which indicates over 63,000 children were traveling without the supervision of their parents, while seeking asylum in 2016. Among these children,... Read more
11 May 2017
Protesters demand respect for refugee rights in France. Recently, 132 people got onto a rubber dinghy heading to Italian shores. The dinghy started deflating, trapping the men, women and children on board, before entirely sinking off the... Read more
11 May 2017
Terre des Hommes Italy has launched a preview of its new handbook detailing best practices on how to give mental health and psychosocial support to child refugees and migrants. The handbook, ‘FARO Model Handbook: Mental Health and... Read more

Learning

30 May 2017
About the webinar: Within the current European refugee crisis, children, youth, families and adults have been staying in Greece for months within Emergency Reception sites, more commonly called "camps" where Terre des hommes, in... Read more
22 May 2017
About the webinar: At this webinar we will talk about the importance of offering adequate guardianship and alternative care arrangements to unaccompanied children and how this is being provided in the Netherlands. The webinar will be especially... Read more
15 May 2017
The course is open to upper year undergraduates; postgraduates; NGO activists and practitioners interested in interdisciplinary human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment, migration; young lawyers and social scientists; active and... Read more

Library

18 May 2017
The report describes in plain language, and through examples the legal and institutional environment and their everyday practice in Hungary regarding asylum seeking children, from the moment of lodging an asylum application to the final stages of... Read more
08 May 2017
At the end of March 2017, the IOM reported 74,647 people stranded in Central and South Eastern Europe, a slight decrease compared to the previous month (75,514 ). The real number is likely to be higher since IOM figures only capture people... Read more
05 May 2017
The systematic review identifies, synthesizes and evaluates existing evidence of the impact of protection interventions on unaccompanied and separated children in humanitarian crises since 1983. It considers the impact of such interventions ... 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

10 Apr 2017
The Council of Europe's GREAT, as part of the launching of the new annual report , has published an infographic on what we know about the sexual exploitation and abuse of children affected by the refugee crisis. Read more
08 Mar 2017
This ChildHub infographic looks at demographics of the refugee population arriving in Europe with a special focus on women and girls. It also summarises the key problematic areas that make refugee women's and girls' experience even tougher... Read more
08 Mar 2017
This ChildHub infographic presents the main risks and challenges refugee women and girls face, such as lack of facilities and shelter segregated by sex, insufficient access to dignity kits and healthcare, lack of gender-sensitive access to... Read more

Refugee crisis

CULTURAL MEDIATOR
Date of publication: 2017
Save the Children
Best Interest Out of Sight
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Magyar Helsinki Bizottság
The report describes in plain language, and through examples the legal and institutional environment and their everyday practice in Hungary regarding asylum seeking children, from the moment of lodging an asylum application to the final stages of
[European Union] 63,000 children still seeking asylum in Europe: EU Agency
Date of publication: 2017
The First Post had written a piece that cites the European Union's statistical agency which indicates over 63,000 children were traveling without the supervision of their parents, while seeking asylum in 2016.
80 migrants drown at sea on Europe Day | Destination Unknown
Date of publication: 2017
Protesters demand respect for refugee rights in France.
New mental health guide for child refugees | Destination Unknown
Date of publication: 2017
Terre des Hommes Italy has launched a preview of its new handbook detailing best practices on how to give mental health and psychosocial support to child refugees and migrants.
[South Eastern Europe] UNICEF: Refugee children in the Balkans under the grip of insecurity
Date of publication: 2017
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced that refugee children who are still stranded in countries such as Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and other Western Balkan countries are under threat of psychological problems.
[European Union] Finland, poster child of migrant relocation
Date of publication: 2017
EU Observer refers to the information of the European Commission, which claims that Finland had placed 1,433 of 3,078 migrants into its borders through its relocation goal, achieving 69% of its target.
[Hungary] Hungary Fights EU Refugee Relocation Plans at Top EU Court
Date of publication: 2017
Bloomberg indicates that Hungary's Orban administration had litigiously challenged the European Union's motion to relocate asylum seekers once the borders of an EU nation are deemed as over capacitated.

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