North Africa

Children on the move: detention is a violation of their rights Posted Sep 14, 2016

“Detention for administrative purposes can never ever be in the best interest of a child” states François Crépeau, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of…

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children Posted Sep 08, 2016

50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced within their own countries around the world today; more than half of these children…

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*…

Valletta summit: the voice of NGOs Posted Nov 24, 2015

The LADDER conference took place between 11 and 13 November and was held as a parallel conference to the Valletta Summit, which – except for…

Our quest for solutions today Posted Oct 12, 2015

Never before have the rights of children in the context of migration been so present in the agenda of the GFMD Civil Society Days. Aware…

Refugee Crisis EU Council: about children’s lives Posted Sep 15, 2015

15 September 2015  – One day ahead of the extraordinary EU Council Justice and Home Affairs meeting today in Brussels, the German Government decided to…

The fate of young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Libya today Posted Jul 06, 2015

The Mixed Migration Hub launched the report “Detained Youth: The fate of young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Libya today.” which is exploring the experiences…

Report : The Detention of Asylum Seekers in the Mediterranean Region Posted May 19, 2015

The Global Detention Project launched the report “The Detention of Asylum Seekers in the Mediterranean Region”. This is a background paper intended to highlight some of the threats that…