Thursday 17 August 2017

A blog by Gemma Parkin - Impossible choice: Why we cannot stand behind returns to Libya

Blog by Gemma Parkin – Save the Children’s Media Manager on board the Vos Hestia, currently docked in Malta

It’s a strange question to kick off the working day on board Save the Children’s rescue ship: Would we rather stop our search and rescue operations completely, and risk people drowning, than return migrants and refugees back to Libya? But that’s the question we were forced to ask ourselves – and the answer is clear. This is not an action we can stand behind.

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Monday 12 June 2017

Global conference calls on world leaders to protect child refugees and migrants

More than 400 lone refugee or migrant children travelled alone each day in 2015 and 2016, leaving them vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, violence and even death, or without access to basic care or an education. Without concrete action to ensure children like these are properly protected, hundreds of thousands more could be at risk.

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Wednesday 12 April 2017

Child rights organisations welcome EU Commission’s policy to protect child migrants and refugees

Commission must now transform words into action, say agencies
The EU Commission’s new policy guidelines, which provide concrete actions to protect all migrant and refugee children arriving in Europe, have been broadly welcomed by child rights organisations.

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Wednesday 30 November 2016

The G20 must act to protect children in times of crisis

Save the Children calls on G20 members to ensure that all children are protected in times of crisis. During the German G20 Presidency, members of the G20 have a unique opportunity to ensure universal health coverage (UHC) and education for all children.

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Tuesday 2 August 2016

US and EU position on child detention threatens to jeopardise global deal to tackle refugee crisis

Recent efforts by the US government – with EU support – to water down language on the detention of refugee and migrant children are deeply concerning and go against international standards, warns Save the Children. 

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