Europe

Thursday 14 June 2018

New EU reception conditions directive step forward in protecting children

Today the European Parliament, Council and Commission provisionally agreed on a new reception conditions directive as part of the Common European Asylum System. The directive sets out the standards for reception of asylum-seekers all EU member states should achieve. It is key to ensure that asylum-seeking children are safe and protected as soon as they arrive.

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Tuesday 15 May 2018

Protecting people across borders - NGO statement ahead of the EU-Western Balkans Summit of 17 May 2018

On Thursday 17 May, EU Heads of State are meeting their counterparts from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo) to discuss cooperation in several areas, including migration and security. Following increased arrivals of refugees and migrants to both the Western Balkans and the EU, the issue of border control has gained prominence, resulting in more investments and cooperation agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries.

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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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Wednesday 13 December 2017

EU Migration: Time for an ambitious human rights-based agenda

 

On 14 and 15 December EU Heads of State are expected to discuss the internal and external dimension of the EU’s migration policy. Instead of proposing policies that represent only the lowest common denominator between member states, the EU should put forward a principled agenda that addresses migration in both a humane and effective way. European leaders should leverage the attention to migration and displacement to promote global policies that are deeply embedded in a strong human-rights agenda. 

 

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