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18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
08 Sep 2017 description
The number of new arrivals, which accelerated in August, is putting pressure on overcrowded reception facilities and hampering efforts to improve conditions.
29 Aug 2017 description
Just 19 deaths have been recorded in the Mediterranean so far in all of August by IOM, a sharp drop from the 689 recorded in August 2015 and 62 last year.
27 Jul 2017 description
The programme helps refugees rent urban accommodation and provides them with cash assistance marking a change from providing support for accommodation in camps.
24 Jul 2017 description
Most of the children in Italy were lone boys from West and Horn of Africa who made the decision to migrate individually, while 91% of children in Greece arrived with their family.
20 Jul 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Unaccompanied migrant children in Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, HRW said.
12 Jul 2017 description
On 31st July, European funding to NGOs responding to the migrant influx on the Greek islands will come to an end. Without a clear transition plan, gaps in services will likely occur.
08 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children
A research study reviews the drivers of migration from Syria and the neighboring countries. Routes and conditions of the journey are also evaluated with special attention given to the risks confronted by children.
19 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
This report identifies the impact of European migration policies on family unity and calls on the governments of EU member states to protect the right to family life of refugees.
05 May 2017 description
The first comprehensive analysis, “At the Root of Exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration,” explores the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration.
04 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In 2016, nearly 5,000 reunification requests, 700 from unaccompanied and separated children, were made from Greece; only 1,107 applicants reached their destination country by year-end.
25 Apr 2017 description
The auditors warn that the reception facilities in Italy and Greece are still not adequate. There is also a shortage of adequate facilities to accommodate and process unaccompanied minors.
21 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Since the start of 2017, nearly 37,000 refugees and migrants, 13 per cent of whom are children, have reached Italy by sea via the Central Mediterranean. At least 849 people have been lost at sea along the route since January.
18 Apr 2017 description
report Harvard University
A study documents sexual and physical abuse of children inside migrant camps and reports new information about the commercial sexual exploitation of migrant children in Greece.
07 Apr 2017 description
IFRC and ACAPS report envisages four different outcomes over the next six months, primarily focused on security in Libya and possible repercussions for Italy and Spain.
06 Apr 2017 description
report Oxfam
Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities on the Western Balkans route are a frequent occurrence, claim refugees and migrants in a new report.
27 Mar 2017 description
UNHCR has set out recommendations to ensure a more sustainable system, where asylum-seekers and refugees access adequate care, support and the solutions they need.
16 Mar 2017 description
report Save the Children
Degrading conditions on the Greek islands as a result of the agreement have led to a rise in self-harm, aggression, anxiety and depression, according to Save the Children.
14 Feb 2017 description
According to Amnesty, the deal has certainly stemmed the flow of migrants across the Aegean, but at a considerable cost to Europe’s commitment to refugee protection.