Europe


How fear is defining the EU’s treatment of refugees – and why it should stop Posted Mar 08, 2017

European leaders are at a crossroads. They can either let fear erode the fundamental values they so often preach about yet practice less and less,…

Child refugees face routine sexual violence in Libya, says new Unicef report Posted Feb 28, 2017

Refugee and migrant children and women are routinely suffering sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and detention along the Central Mediterranean migration route from North Africa to…

Child’s Rights Bridging Papers Second Edition – Final Versions Now Available Posted Feb 07, 2017

Children on the move or affected by migration in other ways deserve to have their rights protected and respected. In order to ensure this, Terre…

Time to increase refugee resettlement worldwide Posted Feb 03, 2017

“NGOs working with and for refugees throughout the world remain committed to ensuring that refugees, forced migrants and other vulnerable groups have a chance to…

How education can stop Malta championing refugee and migrant push backs Posted Feb 03, 2017

“The SDGs speak about ‘leaving no one behind’ whilst the EU, on Malta’s initiative, is now discussing the suspension of the non-refoulement principle at Europe’s…

Reportage: views, contributions and youth involvement at the 2016 GFMD Posted Jan 20, 2017

From Dhaka to Berlin, Anas Ansar Uddin, leader of the Youth delegation addressing the German co-Chair of the next 2017 and 2018 GFMDs (video): “I…

Greece and Serbia: migrants and refugees are freezing to death Posted Jan 18, 2017

As bitter temperatures have hit the Western Balkans, migrants and refugees are at risk of freezing to death. In the dead of winter migrants and…

Addressing forced displacement is a human responsability Posted Dec 19, 2016

The conference entitled “Forcible displacement, the global challenge of the 21st century?” took place at the University of Zurich on 29th November 2016 as part…

EU leaders can save lives this winter if they change migration policies Posted Dec 14, 2016

Over 30 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), including Terre des Hommes, have released a joint statement ahead of the European Council of 15 December: it calls the…

Migrant hate crime is spreading Posted Nov 27, 2016

  An arson of a reception facility in Italy. An intensification of anti-migrant attitudes, mostly expressed on line, in Bulgaria. An increasing of hate speech…