Publications

Durable solutions and the best interests of the child in the context of return processes Posted Oct 11, 2019

The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, together with the Initiative for Children in Migration and Destination Unknown, have produced a new briefing on…

Explore, Engage, Act! Posted Feb 21, 2019

The Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts has developed a briefing for young people on the recently adopted Global Compacts for Refugees and…

Making life better for children on the move: Promising practices for working with and supporting children on the move Posted Jan 30, 2019

Destination Unknown is working to ensure children and young people on the move can exercise their human rights, have hope for the future and thrive…

Faro model handbook: Mental health and psychosocial support to unaccompanied minor migrants and families with children upon first reception Posted Nov 28, 2018

The Faro model handbook: Mental health and psychosocial support to unaccompanied minor migrants and families with children upon first reception is a tool developed by…

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…

States should never use force or detention against migrant children to obtain their fingerprints, says EU rights agency Posted Mar 28, 2018

Authorities from European Union member states should never use force to obtain migrant children’s fingerprints and other biometric data, a new report by the European…

Refugee and migrant children face destitution and uncertainty in Paris Posted Mar 27, 2018

A lack of information about children’s rights and European asylum law is leaving refugee and migrant children sleeping outdoors in Paris. Governments in both France…

New report explains how European countries can better support refugee children Posted Jan 05, 2018

A new research report by SOS Children’s Villages and Eurochild is aiming to help child protection services from countries across Europe to respond to the…

Roadmap to Ending Child Immigration Detention Posted Dec 04, 2017

This advocacy tool, elaborated by the International Detention Coalition in the framework of the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts, outlines the proposed milestones…