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Dear colleagues,

In this newsletter you will find the most recent news, publications and online courses for child protection professionals. Scroll down to see some vacancies and remember there are much more resources on the website

We are currently planning a series of webinars on a range of child protection issues. Do you have expertise or can you recommend someone on the following topics?

  • Environmental rights and children's rights;
  • Technology in child protection;
  • Gender in the refugee crisis;
  • Burn-out of social worker.

Please help us to get high quality speakers by messaging us at info@childhub.org. Thank you!

 

News

16 Aug 2017

“It was two years ago. Back then, I did not speak Hungarian well. I did not have an interpreter, just an appointed lawyer.” - A 15-year old foreign boy that faced criminal charges in Hungary tells about his experience. A child suspected or accused...

17 Aug 2017

The Daily Sabah reports on the recent decision by the Bulgarian government to increase the level of border security on the Turkish-Bulgarian border to stop illegal migration from Turkey. The Bulgarian Defence Minister Karakachanov states that the...

20 Jul 2017

What are child rights indicators? What do they measure? What experiences did other countries have with child rights indicators? On 21 June 2017, experts discussed in Berlin what indicators could measure and the responsibility of the state to...

21 Aug 2017

In her article Alice Greider reviews the different events that occured in the countries of the "Balkan Route" that saw hundreds of thousands of people transiting in 2015 and 2016. Greider explains how "key components of crisis management fell to non...

Resources

19 Jul 2017

Europe has adhered to a mixture of policies in response to the contemporary migrant crises through the "European Agenda on Migration". The objective of this scheme is to lower the number of refugees and migrants entering the continent while...

19 Jun 2017

This issue paper published by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights addresses family reunification for refugees through the lens of human rights. Family reunification is not only essential in order for the right to respect for family...

01 Jun 2017

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has published its fifth yearly, How Safe are our Children? report for 2017, which emphasizes protection of childhood. It is evident that professionals employed in this sector owe to an...

Learning

14 Aug 2017

EU policy and implementation: making Europe work! is an online course offered by the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands. Taught in English, the course is intended for anyone who is interested in...

01 Sep 2017

This free online course will explore the impact of compassionate care, for both practitioners and users of health and social care. Why join the course? The importance of compassionate care in health and social care has been brought to the fore in...

Vacancies

12 Sep 2017

Terre des hommes is looking to hire a consultant for the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe project (ChildHub). ChildHub is a regional initiative that promotes continuous improvements of child protection practices and policies in South...

04 Sep 2017

Terre des hommes Kosovo is seeking to recruit a Consultant for the project “Child Protection Safety Net Phase 3” for Drafting the model for emergency services for vulnerable children General conditions: Service Contract Position Start Date:...

28 Aug 2017

The Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) Coordination Team is seeking an International Consultant to support its Strategy Development. The GBV AoR is a component of the Global Protection Cluster and since April 2017 is led by UNFPA...