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Dear colleagues,

In this newsletter we have gathered the most recent news and resources, including our research on Delivering Social Care to Refugee and Migrant Children in Serbia, news about the UN Refugee Summit that took place in New York last week and updates about the Social Service Workforce Week that is currently being held. Scroll down to see announcements of upcoming webinars and vacancies, and remember there are always many more resources available on the website.

NEWS

20 Sep 2016

There are over 232 million international migrants in the world today and an estimated 20 percent of migrants are in an irregular situation. One out of every six migrants is under the age of 20. Globally, migrants face a number of serious violations...

21 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 21 2016 (IPS): On Monday, ​the United States was one of the main countries to obstruct a UN Declaration ​that no child should ever be detained. Though welcome, the US’ commitment the following day to resettle 110,000 refugees in...

27 Sep 2016

The social service workforce is critical to protecting children and preventing violence against children. Yet, in too many communities, a lack of funding has resulted in inadequate numbers of trained social service workers who can spot signs of...

28 Sep 2016

28 SEPTEMBER, BRUSSELS – Today, World Vision and ChildPact, will launch the Child Protection Index in Brussels. This tool serves to prevent and end violence, child trafficking, child labour, discrimination and other violations of a child’s rights....

Multimedia

16 Sep 2016

The United Nations has compiled some infographics based on official data sources on migrants and refugees worldwide. According to the data, the number of refugees and migrants has significantly increased in the past 15 years, along with the number...

27 Sep 2016

Lydia Gall of Hungary's Human Rights Watch says Hungarian authorities are violating the human rights of asylum seekers arriving to and crossing over Hungary's southern border in an interview conducted by the Budapest Beacon.

Resources

28 Sep 2016

This research ascertains how frontline / social workers in Serbia are meeting the needs of refugee and migrant children. The circumstances in which such workers are operating are extremely challenging, particularly so because a number of recent...

Ending Child Immigration Detention

Every day, all around the world, millions of children are affected by immigration detention. Whether detained themselves or impacted by the detention of their parents or guardians, children are particularly vulnerable to abuse and neglect when...

22 Sep 2016

The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will...

Webinars

06 Oct 2016

This webinar will be of great help and interest to those who want to, or are in the process of developing a strategy for EU advocacy on child protection. Olivia Lind Haldorsson and Rebecca O’Donnell, co-founders of the Brussels based child...

13 Oct 2016

About the webinar: Federica Toscano of Missing Children Europe and Rebecca O’Donnell, co-founder of Child Circle, will talk about preventing and responding to disappearances of unaccompanied children in Europe, based on recent research within the...

Vacancies

01 Nov 2016

You can make a difference! Your time and skills can make a real impact in people’s lives. The Child Protection Hub/Terre des hommes is looking for volunteers to translate existing materials on the childhub website into Serbo-Croatian, Romanian,...

14 Oct 2016

Position Start Date: 29th September 2016 (6 months)Location: Ioannina - Greece Main responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Protection and Education Project Manager, the main purpose of the position is to carry out efficient management of...

01 Oct 2016

You are an expert in managing organizational change process, you have a very strong background in both managerial and HR, you are in tune with the regional matrix management  logic; you will drive under the direction of the Head of the Eastern...