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18 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Refugee and migrant flows in Europe are at an unprecedented high – so far this year, almost 793,000 people have arrived by sea. Some 158,000 of them are children.

  • The month of October has seen an increasing number of families with children and babies, unaccompanied children and children with disabilities.

  • Between 19 and 31 October, more than 12,440 children have rested and played in UNICEF child-friendly spaces in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia.

24 Oct 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Stranded in Misery by Delay, Lack of Coordination, Indifference

(Budapest, October 23, 2015) – The European Union and Western Balkans countries meeting on October 25, 2015, should focus on alleviating the suffering of migrants and asylum seekers stranded at various European borders, Human Rights Watch said today.