Middle East


Refugees olympic team at Rio 2016 Posted Jul 15, 2016

From Damascus to Rio: Swimming for freedom and glory The story of the young woman is extraordinary and famous: search engines propose hundreds of references…

Because we struggle to survive Posted Jun 09, 2016

Terre des hommes’ report indicates dramatic increase of child labour among Syrian refugees. Child labour among Syrian refugees has reached an alarming scale. Terre des…

Syria : War against children Posted Mar 14, 2016

Five years of war in Syria Five years after the outbreak of violence in Syria, an incomprehensible humanitarian disaster prevails. Around half of the 22…

France – UK, Calais: We do not have any help here, so we need to leave Posted Mar 10, 2016

Children on the move need coordinated transnational protection 3rd of March 2016, France, in Calais’s “jungle”, the informal settlement is being dismantled by the police…

10 000 people in Idomeni: Terre des hommes deeply concerned about refugee and migrant children Posted Mar 04, 2016

  04 March 2016 – Terre des hommes is deeply concerned about the situation of refugees and migrants, especially children and vulnerable people, in Idomeni, on…

A long-term perspective for young migrants and their families Posted Feb 23, 2016

Berlin, 17th of February 2016 – At the national press conference on the topic of “root causes of migration”, the members of “Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft“ call for solidarity.…

Why Timmermans meets fundamental rights NGOs now Posted Feb 18, 2016

              Wednesday 17 February 2016, European Commission HQ, Berlaymont building, Brussels. Nine representatives of human rights NGOs and networks*…

From Afghanistan to Germany: At 10 years old I was already a soldier Posted Feb 11, 2016

Jamal, now 23 years old, was forced by his father to fight against the Taliban from the age of 10: “I was a soldier, I…

Lebanon and Jordan : experience sharing Posted Nov 30, 2015

Terre des Hommes, within the Child Hub platform, is organizing the webinar “Migration crisis in Europe: exchange of experience with Jordanian and Lebanese social workers” . Four social workers of Terre des…

We demand protection for all children escaping violence at meeting with Martin Schulz Posted Nov 20, 2015

Terre des Hommes Delegate for Eastern Europe tells Martin Schulz about dramatic conditions faced by migrant children escaping war and violence. Children,no matter their migration…