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20 May 2019
‘Moldpres News Agency’ reports that from 1 January 2020, the Republic of Moldova will be part of the United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF Executive Board. The decision was made at a meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
14 May 2019
KOMF, in the frame of ChildPact, has started a new project, Building Capacities to Disseminate and Promote the Implementation of the INSPIRE Package, financed by OAK Foundation and the INSPIRE Fund. Based on the pressing need for intervention in the...
10 May 2019
The report by the United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF – reveals that in the first three months of 2019, about 16 thousand migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to enter Europe. The UNICEF report notes that even although the latest...
10 May 2019
A recent study published by the Finnish University of Turku shows that children born to immigrant parents are more prone to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than those whose parents are native born. The study involved 3,639 children...
07 May 2019
On 24th April 2019 a representative of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU took part in the national meeting "SIRIUS: Positive Development and Steps Towards Educational Integration of Refugee Children: Good Practices from...
06 May 2019
In the world, 50-70 percent of children become victims of psychological, sexual and physical abuse, Aaron Greenberg, Senior Regional Advisor for Europe and Central Asia, Child Protection at UNICEF, said. Greenberg made the remarks during the...
06 May 2019
A new law that has recently been introduced by the Italian government abolishes humanitarian protection for people who are not directly affected by conflicts or natural disasters. Therefore new comers and long-term asylum seekers will not have the...
06 May 2019
Malta’s former president and head of Eurochild, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, urged the European Union to put the issues of child rights and child participation on its agenda and make them a priority. “Child participation in decision-making needs to...

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