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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…

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…

Why we need robust child rights commitments in the UN Global Compacts Posted Feb 17, 2017

Nearly 50 million children are currently on the move, and the many rights violations they are subjected to – from violence and exploitation to being…