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

06 Nov 2019
Bulgarian government accepted amendments to the Foreigners Act and the Child Protection Act to ease the application for residence for people from non-EU countries with Bulgarian origin. It includes the rules of procedure for family... Read more
31 Oct 2019
'The Smile of the Child' and 'Telefono Azzurro' are two organizations from Italy and Greece who teamed up for a great purpose. At their event – held on 22 October, at the Italian Cultural Institute – they... Read more
14 Oct 2019
More than 1,600 unaccompanied children are staying in government-run reception facilities across Greece’s Aegean Islands. The Moria reception center is one such facility where nearly 1,000 children without parents or relatives, most of them... Read more

Learning

04 Sep 2019
The aim of the GVETS is to develop an interdisciplinary capacity building program through gamification for new professionals working with children in migration environments in order to improve their capacity and strengthen their role for the... 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
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

Library

10 Oct 2019
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period April - June 2019, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on the move,... Read more
24 Sep 2019
In the context of the regional project “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender Based Violence Awareness in Europe – BRIDGE”, a questionnaire (mobile data collection tool) was conducted during the months of... Read more
29 Aug 2019
This Training Manual was prepared within the framework of the “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe (BRIDGE) project. The BRIDGE project is a two-year project implemented under 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...

Multimedia

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
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
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Children on the move

[Bulgaria] Bulgaria’s government approves changes to Foreigners Act regulations
Date of publication: 2019
Bulgarian government accepted amendments to the Foreigners Act and the Child Protection Act to ease the application for residence for people from non-EU countries with Bulgarian origin.
[Greece] Unaccompanied Child Asylum Seekers Face Insecurity on Greek Island
Date of publication: 2019
More than 1,600 unaccompanied children are staying in government-run reception facilities across Greece’s Aegean Islands.
Balkans Migration and Displacement Hub Data and Trend Analysis: Regional overview (April-June 2019) | Resource Centre
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save the Children North West Balkans, Save the Children International
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period April - June 2019, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on the move,
[Germany] Localizing Europe’s Asylum System
Date of publication: 2019
Although there are fewer and fewer refugees, misconceptions, such as labelling all asylum seekers as ‘illegal immigrants’ and fear of the pull effect, keep the debate on asylum and migration heated, and make beneficial proposals almost impossible.
[Greece] Greek Consulate in Boston Honors Organization Helping Refugee Children
Date of publication: 2019
The recent increase of unaccompanied migrant children raises serious issues in child protection. More and more refugee children arrive in the country without parental or other protection.
[Southern Europe] UN: 72,000+ refugees enter Europe since start of 2019
Date of publication: 2019
In the first three quarters of the year:
[United Kingdom] Action needed on refugee children in Greece
Date of publication: 2019
Safe Passage urges the UK government to urgently evacuate unaccompanied children in danger on Greek islands and safely reunited with their families in the UK. A no-deal Brexit may block the route to a family reunion.
[Greece] Ministry seeks to improve conditions for unaccompanied refugee children
Date of publication: 2019
There were 4,501 unaccompanied children in Greece at the end of September and the numbers are rising, which give a big challenge to the country’s child protection mechanisms.
[Bulgaria] Interview with Kristina Gologanova on working with migrant children victims of torture in Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2019
Research on the provision of support to migrant victims of torture has emerged only relatively recently.

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