Positions

Families belong together: Reunify separated children with families and end detention at US-Mexico border Posted Jul 06, 2018

At least 2,300 children at the US-Mexico border have been separated from their families over a 5-week period, and children continue to be detained with…

Destination Unknown joins call for all UN Member States to end child immigration detention Posted May 17, 2018

Working with the Child Rights Initiative, Destination Unknown is campaigning for children’s rights to be at the heart of two new global compacts on migration…

Transitioning to a government-run refugee and migrant response in Greece: A joint NGO roadmap for more fair and humane policies Posted Dec 12, 2017

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes, together with 11 other organisations, have produced a roadmap providing an overview of the current situation on the…

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…

Winter in Greece – Last year’s cruelty must not be repeated Posted Nov 30, 2017

A child in a reception centre in Greece. European policies are putting already vulnerable people in more danger by confining them to overcrowded camps on…

French, Spanish and Italian Versions of Working Document Now Available! Posted Nov 14, 2017

Read the recommendations in English by the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move…

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…

EU leaders can save lives this winter if they change migration policies Posted Dec 14, 2016

Over 30 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), including Terre des Hommes, have released a joint statement ahead of the European Council of 15 December: it calls the…

Children cannot wait – 7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children Posted Nov 29, 2016

EU institutions and Member States must do more to protect refugee and migrant children, a statement signed by 78 agencies including, among others, Terre des…