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Start as you mean to go on: The road to child-friendly global compacts on refugees and migration Posted Feb 22, 2018

As we campaign for a safer world for children on the move, the Destination Unknown campaign was glad to see talks between governments begin on…

New UN joint general comment calls for rights of children affected by migration to be respected Posted Dec 06, 2017

All children in the context of international migration should be treated as children first and foremost, regardless of their nationality or migration status – or that of…

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…

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…