Dear colleagues,

Today, June 20th, is the World Refugee Day. Many of you work with migrant and refugee children, or care about those children affected by conflicts.

In this newsletter we have included the most recent news and resources on the topic. Please pay attention to the UNHCR's #WithRefugees campaign to sign the petition to put more pressure on governments to do more for refugees around the world.

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20 Jun 2016

The UNHCR has released its #WithRefugees campaign that aims to collect signatures for a petition that will be submitted to the UN General Assembly to pressure world governments to do more for refugees around the world. The campaign released a short...

16 Jun 2016

Terre Des Hommes (Tdh) presents a short video that consists of interviews with refugees who have been stranded in camps in Greece after the closure of the so-called Balkan Route. Many of the refugees who were interviewed were children, describing...

08 Jun 2016

MyDestination App is a child-friendly tool designed for children on the move to visualize their stories on a world map. This psychosocial tool was developed in the framework of the Destination Unknown Campaign, a technology to be applied within...

13 Jun 2016

The Syrian conflict has forced millions of people to flee their homes and seek refuge in neighbouring countries. A large number of children have to become primary breadwinners because their parents do not have the right to work. The youngest of them...

21 Apr 2016

The Humanitarian Visa campaign calls on the European Union and other industrialized countries to provide humanitarian visas to refugees, which could provide essential shelter and protection to people affected by conflict. Such a solution is highly ...


18 Jun 2016

The Washington Post reports on the approximately 500 unaccompanied minors in the Calais 'Jungle' in France where they are vulnerable to abuse. Many children are sexually exploited in order to secure places for themselves in the camp. With political...

16 Jun 2016

A brief has been prepared by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee summarizing the recent legislative changes to the Hungarian asylum law between April and June 2016, including their detrimental effects on asylum-seekers and refugees in the country....

14 Jun 2016

The World Post has published an article that contains images of refugee fathers and their children on their way to Europe. The images are meant to challenge the views and perceptions of refugees and asylum seekers by depicting fathers carrying their...


16 May 2016

This capacity building package was developed in the frames of the UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) initiative, implemented by the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe and...

10 Jun 2016

On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour, Tdh released a new study on child labour among refugees of the Syrian conflict. The study “Because we struggle to survive” sheds light on the problem of child labour, including its worst forms,...

11 Apr 2016

When do minimum ages protect or limit children’s rights? What is meant by capacity and free and informed consent? How can greater rights recognition rather than age thresholds better protect children from abuse? And why on earth is children’s access...

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