Advocacy

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Proposed EU development budget increase won’t help to fight poverty

Today, EU member states have published their position on the 2019 EU budget. While they propose a spending increase of 10 percent for the EU’s external policies compared to this year’s budget, governments are focusing on the wrong issues, Oxfam, Save the Children, DSW and IPPF EN say. The organizations argue a strong focus on human development is needed to counter increasing inequalities and make sure no one is left behind.

The alliance of five organisations working on development and humanitarian aid said:

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Friday 15 June 2018

On Day of the African Child, childhoods remain threatened across East and Southern Africa

Conflict, poverty and gender bias create toxic environments for children 

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Thursday 3 May 2018

We need an EU budget that invests in every last child: Save the Children statement on the proposed EU Budget

Children around the world and in Europe are being left behind. Time and again, we hear our leaders talk about the ‘crises’ Europe is facing in the form of migration, security and Brexit. However, the crises children face across the world are very different - poverty, social exclusion and inequality.   

Investment in children makes sense

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Monday 12 March 2018

UN and Civil Society organisations deeply concerned about the use of Coercion to obtain Fingerprints

Save the Children, along with a number of other civil society organisations and UN agencies, urges the EU to exempt all children, no matter what their age,

from all forms of coercion in the EURODAC Regulation.

 

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Tuesday 27 February 2018

Save the Children warns of forgotten crisis in Ukraine, as conflict enters fifth year

 

(Brussels, 28 February 2018): More than half a million Ukrainian children are being forgotten by the world, Save the Children is warning ahead of a conference to try and raise attention to the crisis, being held in Brussels by the European Commission and the United Nations.  

 

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