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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…

World Refugee Day: Why governments should protect children on the move in new UN legislation Posted Jun 20, 2017

As we mark World Refugee Day, the need to provide genuine help and tangible solutions to refugees and displaced people across the world – including…

Live stream available for conference on protecting child refugees and migrants Posted Jun 12, 2017

The Global Conference on Children on the Move begins today, seeking to ensure that two new compacts on refugees and migrants committed to at last…

Children on the move at risk of exploitation in southeast Asia, study suggests Posted May 30, 2017

Terre des Hommes Netherlands launched a new report in Bangkok on 26 May titled ‘Open Borders: Comparative Study of the Potential Impact of the ASEAN Economic…

Terre des Hommes Secretary General to undertake 1,250km adventure for children on the move Posted May 29, 2017

Ignacio Packer, Secretary General of Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes (TDH) is cycling, running and kayaking 1,250 km from Berlin to Croatia to…

Europe Day: 80 migrants drown as EU preaches ‘values’ Posted May 11, 2017

Protesters demand respect for refugee rights in France. On Saturday, 132 people got onto a rubber dinghy heading to Italian shores. The dinghy started deflating, trapping…

Anti-trafficking unchained Posted Apr 24, 2017

I have just returned from the Regional Parliamentarians’ Conference on Combating Human Trafficking – a two-day conference of parliamentarians from across the whole of Asia,…

Destination Unknown talks child trafficking with Prince Charles Posted Apr 21, 2017

The Destination Unknown campaign took the fight against child trafficking to the highest levels of the British royal family last week, as we met to…

Hungary looking to condemn more child migrants to detention misery Posted Apr 13, 2017

When Hungary pushed through new laws ordering authorities to detain child migrants in guarded camps at the beginning of March, it appeared a new low…