Advocacy

Monday 10 December 2018

Save the Children welcomes adoption of historic pact on global migration

Save the Children welcomes the adoption today in Marrakech of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by the overwhelming majority of UN member states. This historic document establishes a solid platform for collaboration between countries to protect the rights of millions of migrant children – many of whom have faced unimaginable journeys, especially when travelling alone.

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Tuesday 16 October 2018

New report highlights alarming lack of oversight of Afghan child returns from Europe

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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