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

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament,... Read more
06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the... Read more
04 Mar 2020
Refugee Camps Have Reached Breaking Point (Athens, March 4, 2020) – European Union (EU) Member States should urgently relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to safety in their territory, while ensuring that the children... Read more

Learning

15 Sep 2021
This certificate course introduces its participants to main concepts, theoretical issues and current discussions in the field of migration and asylum. The course aims to present an overview of contemporary migrations... Read more
04 Nov 2020
With increasingly more multi-cultural and multi-ethnic societies due to new migration routes, migrant and refugee integration can be a challenge both for host communities as well as for migrant and refugees themselves. Lack of proper integration can... Read more
02 Apr 2020
Where: https://unicef.zoom.us/j/910828602 Children in refugee contexts are at heightened risks of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Alliance of Child Protection in... Read more

Library

01 Mar 2020
This Analysis on unaccompanied and separated girls, highlighting how lack of understanding of gender-specific vulnerabilities, needs, appropriate identification and support system is making girls ‘invisible’ and thus, hindering... Read more
21 Jan 2020
Every child should be able to live safely with their family. But when disaster strikes, children may need to seek safety from conflict or persecution, leaving their families behind. A few of these children find safety in the UK – where unfair... Read more
13 Jan 2020
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period July - September 2019, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on 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

10 Sep 2019
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) programmes can help refugees and asylum seekers to integrate into new countries. This short animation dramatises the findings of a report looking at these programmes in nine countries (Belgium, Canada,... 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
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
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Children on the move

Webinar: Child Protection and COVID-19 (including considerations for refugee populations)
Date of publication: 2020
Where: https://unicef.zoom.us/j/910828602
[European Union] Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone!
Date of publication: 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'
[European Union] "Protect our Laws and Humanity!"
Date of publication: 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations
[European Union] Greece/EU: Urgently Relocate Lone Children
Date of publication: 2020
Refugee Camps Have Reached Breaking Point
Making the Invisible Visible: The identification of unaccompanied and separated girls in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Serbia
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Gender Section of UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO)
This Analysis on unaccompanied and separated girls, highlighting how lack of understanding of gender-specific vulnerabilitie
[Serbia] Young Male Migrants and Refugees in Serbia Learn Critical Life Skills Together
Date of publication: 2020
'I get tired of trying to explain, of asking why and where this fear [of migrants] comes from,' says Sami Rasouli, age 18. 'People see wars in our countries and think we are all like that, like fighters.'
[United Kingdom] Despite Facing Traumatic Situations, Child Migrants are Shown Little Sympathy by the UK Media
Date of publication: 2020
Every child has the right to a peaceful and secure upbringing. Every child has the right to be cared for. Every child has the right to be treated with respect. Yet child migrants are frequently denied any of these things.
[International] Where are they? How to search for missing loved ones
Date of publication: 2020
Migrants may travel thousands of kilometres in difficult circumstances and keeping in touch with their families back home can be difficult, or even impossible.
[Greece] A doctor’s story: inside the ‘living hell’ of Moria refugee camp
Date of publication: 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian.

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