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15 Feb 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself. However, openDemocracy have shared an insightful article on the issues surrounding the Bulgarian Roma community entitled EU citizenship,...
12 Feb 2020
Air pollution may interfere with Britain’s future sporting performance as some training grounds are in areas with dangerously high pollution levels which breach World Health Organization (WHO) recommended limits, a report has revealed. The Breathe...
12 Feb 2020
The Delegation of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, respectively the Office of the National Coordinator against Trafficking in Human Beings, and other members of Kosovo’s National Authority, held a regular meeting with...
11 Feb 2020
The Coalition of NGOs for the Protection of Children in Kosovo (KOMF) held a national conference to launch a report on the impact of the decentralization process on social services in Kosovo. The purpose of the report was to assess the effect of...
11 Feb 2020
Two schools in the United Kingdom have begun using body cameras in efforts to improve children’s behaviour and to address violence. One of the schools, in Hampshire started using cameras to deal with unknown children entered the school territory and...
07 Feb 2020
A European Expert Group (EEG) conference on the transition from institutional to community-based care was held in Brussels on 16 January 2020, to evaluate the progress made in the deinstitutionalisation process in a European context. During the...
06 Feb 2020
A young asylum seeker from Afghanistan underwent a shocking journey as he fled his home country for the UK. During this time the British authorities continued to assess his age as no one believed he was under 18. Unfortunately, having lost his...
06 Feb 2020
On 29th January 2020, the Alliance for investing in Children Italia held a high-level conference in Rome, where Eurochild participated as well. The aim of the event was twofold. On one hand, the conference wanted to celebrate the first year of...
05 Feb 2020
The year 2019 was especially important for Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who was selected as Person of the Year by TIME magazine for her environmental activism and gave a number of high-profile speeches. UK media regulator Ofcom has identified a...
05 Feb 2020
On 28 January 2020 a landmark vote was held in the Welsh National Assembly, in which Assembly Members voted 36 to 14 to approve the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill. The Welsh Senedd, or Welsh Parliament, is...

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