Europe

Albania: Easing the burden of returning migrant families Posted May 23, 2018

In Albania, the socioeconomic situation drives its population to emigrate. The last years saw the number of migrants returning home increase significantly. This is related…

Destination Unknown joins call for all UN Member States to end child immigration detention Posted May 17, 2018

Working with the Child Rights Initiative, Destination Unknown is campaigning for children’s rights to be at the heart of two new global compacts on migration…

New manual to support organisations working for regularisation of children, young people and families Posted Apr 19, 2018

A new manual advising organisations who work with migrant children, young people, families and governments for new or improved regularisation mechanisms has been produced by…

States should never use force or detention against migrant children to obtain their fingerprints, says EU rights agency Posted Mar 28, 2018

Authorities from European Union member states should never use force to obtain migrant children’s fingerprints and other biometric data, a new report by the European…

Refugee and migrant children face destitution and uncertainty in Paris Posted Mar 27, 2018

A lack of information about children’s rights and European asylum law is leaving refugee and migrant children sleeping outdoors in Paris. Governments in both France…

New report explains how European countries can better support refugee children Posted Jan 05, 2018

A new research report by SOS Children’s Villages and Eurochild is aiming to help child protection services from countries across Europe to respond to the…

Transitioning to a government-run refugee and migrant response in Greece: A joint NGO roadmap for more fair and humane policies Posted Dec 12, 2017

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes, together with 11 other organisations, have produced a roadmap providing an overview of the current situation on the…

Child immigration detention: Why EU states must cut it out Posted Nov 27, 2017

European governments are treating children like criminals by detaining them because of their migration status. It’s time to care for them as the children they…

Let’s Work to End Child Immigration Detention Posted Nov 07, 2017

Nearly 50 civil society organisations and UN agencies, including Destination Unknown campaign members, have released a joint statement asking EU member states to work towards…