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UN Global Compacts must overcome regional differences on protecting refugees and migrants Posted Jul 27, 2017

A crisis in one part of world will have deep implications everywhere. Man-made crisis in particular not only force people to directly flee fighting but…

Climate change refugees: How to help children moving due to our warming planet Posted Jul 25, 2017

  As climate change makes our planet less habitable because of natural disasters, conflict over resources and the deterioration of the environment, people need to…

EU must stop Hungary’s degradation of civil society space Posted Jul 19, 2017

New laws within Hungary could have a devastating effect on civil society in the country and across the region. Sendrine Constant, head of the Eastern…

Surge in number of unaccompanied minors in Central America as violence escalates Posted Jul 17, 2017

Last month (June 2017), the desperate situation of people forced to flee their homes in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala was brought home by the…

Child refugees and migrants in South Africa use digital power to tell their stories Posted Jul 11, 2017

“Leaving my country for a better life, looking for something to eat, looking for some place to learn and some place to live. Not finding…

The former children on the move telling the world how to care for child refugees Posted Jul 07, 2017

The most powerful voices when protecting the rights and improving the conditions of children on the move are children who have been forced to migrate…

Walking the talk: States must take concrete steps to protect children on the move after GFMDs Posted Jul 04, 2017

It’s time for governments to walk the talk when it comes to treating refugee and migrant children with the respect and dignity they deserve, and…

Happy fifth birthday Destination Unknown! Posted Jun 29, 2017

Earlier this month at the Global Conference on Children on the Move, we celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Destination Unknown (DU) campaign. The campaign…

How the Council of Europe can stop the arbitrary detention of migrants and refugees Posted Jun 21, 2017

Members of the Destination Unknown campaign have signed a joint statement welcoming the Council of Europe’s increased attention on issues facing migrants in administrative detention,…

Put refugee rights above militarising external borders, NGOs tell European leaders Posted Jun 21, 2017

Destination Unknown campaign members have urged the European Council to prioritise the protection of refugees and migrants over securing external borders, ahead of the Council…