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Monday 11 December 2017

ROHINGYA CRISIS: Save the Children urges EU to adopt six-point plan

Two-year-old Muhammad Zalal* outside his tent. He fled Myanmar with his family when their village was attacked.

They are now living in a makeshift camp in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh.

 

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Monday 20 November 2017

Ambitious vision lacking in EU’s 2018 budget, say NGOs

In the early hours of Saturday 18th November, after 16 hours of negotiations, the EU Member States and the European Parliament struck a deal on the EU’s budget for 2018. Finance Ministers rejected the European Parliament’s proposal to increase external spending and agreed to limit funding at €9.57 billion, a decrease of €868 million, or 8%, below the final 2017 budget, with €256m left unallocated in the margin.

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Wednesday 25 October 2017

Increased EU development aid must reach those most in need, NGOs say

The European Parliament has shown its support for the fight to end extreme poverty, by voting to increase funds for humanitarian and development aid in the EU’s 2018 budget.

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

EU migration policies risk pushing more children underground

Blog by Karen Mets, Senior Advocacy Adviser - Children on the Move, from our EU Office.

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Restrictive EU policies are putting refugee children at risk, says new report from Save the Children

In a new report, Save the Children warns that restrictive EU migration policies risk pushing children underground.

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