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Locked out: How more refugees must benefit from new smartphone apps Posted Aug 03, 2017

In the wake of vast numbers of people seeking safety in the Middle East and Europe, the global online community has stepped in to offer…

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…

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…

Bridges not walls: Our demands from the 2017 GFMDs Posted Jun 30, 2017

“We want to build bridges, not walls. We want safe and orderly migration routes. We want children to be at the heart of international refugee…

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…

From the Global Conference on Children on the Move to the Global Forum on Migration and Development Posted Jun 28, 2017

The tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit is happening in Berlin on 28-30 June 2017 with the main theme: “Towards a Global…

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…

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…