Children on the Move


Roadmap to Ending Child Immigration Detention Posted Dec 04, 2017

This advocacy tool, elaborated by the International Detention Coalition in the framework of the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts, outlines the proposed milestones…

Support the Campaign to Move Asylum Seekers in Greece to Safety Before Winter Hits Posted Dec 01, 2017

End The Asylum Crisis on Greek Islands #OpenTheIslands COUNTDOWN TO WINTERCountdown (Athens, December 1, 2017) – The Greek government, with the support of European Union leaders,…

Illustrations and airwaves: Informing communities on children on the move Posted Nov 13, 2017

See the picture gallery below. People have moved along the Abidjan-Lagos corridor throughout history – the many cultures of the region shaped by this migration.…

West African states unite to protect children on the move across region Posted Oct 10, 2017

Efforts to protect children on the move across West Africa received a significant boost last week, when countries in the region backed plans to shield…

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes rallies to protect Rohingya refugee children Posted Sep 28, 2017

Over 430,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar to seek safety from an escalation of violence in the last four weeks – three in five of them…

Now Available: the Working Document on Child Rights in the Global Compacts Posted Jun 27, 2017

The working document “Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the…

EU and Balkan countries stranding hundreds of unaccompanied children in dangerous limbo Posted Apr 07, 2017

Unaccompanied, separated children trapped in the Balkans are being placed in extreme danger of exploitation, violence and trafficking due to unfit border policies and inadequate…

One year on: Children driven to self-harm by EU-Turkey deal Posted Mar 17, 2017

“Self-harm has become so common among refugee children in Greek detention centres, you can almost consider it a hobby.” It’s just one example of harrowing…

EU plan to send migrants back to Libyan abuse slammed by NGOs Posted Feb 22, 2017

Children on the move and other migrants are being placed in extreme danger by reckless EU plans to outsource human rights responsibilities to Libya, a…

Joint messages to the HC Dialogue on Children on the Move Posted Dec 10, 2016

Once a year, the High Commissioner for Refugees Dialogue on Protection Challenges gathers partners of the UNHCR to discuss issues of utmost importance and share…