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Headlines (most recent)
- Action Against Hunger: Humanitarian leaders call for a transformation in acute malnutrition treatment. 16 Oct 2019
- UNICEF: La malnutrición impide el adecuado crecimiento de 1 de cada 5 niños y niñas menores de 5 años en América Latina y el Caribe. 15 Oct 2019
- Concern: Climate change affecting global food system - new report. 15 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: More than 85 governments, civil society and international groups vow to tackle statelessness. 11 Oct 2019
- Global Fund: Global Fund donors pledge US$14 billion in fight to end epidemics. 10 Oct 2019
Most read reports
- Concern: 2019 Global Hunger Index: The challenge of hunger and climate change. 15 Oct 2019
- IDRC: Making Agri-Food Systems Work for the Rural Poor in Eastern & Southern Africa. 20 Oct 2019
- FAO: La FAO et la Banque néerlandaise FMO unissent leurs forces afin d’améliorer le financement de l’agriculture dans les pays en développement. 19 Oct 2019
- IEP: Global Peace Index 2019. 12 Jun 2019
- UN SG: Secretary-General Deplores Reversals in Disarmament Efforts, as General Assembly Commemorates International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. 27 Sep 2019
Brussels, February 28, 2018: We, the undersigned civil society and UN organizations, are concerned by proposals now under consideration as part of the ongoing reform of the Common European Asylum System which would allow the use of coercion to take the fingerprints and facial images of children. The new EURODAC proposal being considered by the European Commission, Council and Parliament expands the purpose of the current database of asylum applicants to facilitate the identification of “irregularly staying third country nationals” through the use of biometric data.
SOS Children’s Villages is joining 77 other organisation in urging the European Commission and EU member states to step up protections of migrant and refugee children.
In a joint statement to be released at the European Forum on the Rights of the Child, which begins Tuesday in Brussels, SOS Children’s Villages and its partners are calling for seven action points to protect children in migration: