Europe

Guidance to respect children’s rights in returns policies and practices: Focus on the EU legal framework Posted Oct 11, 2019

New guidance has been issued by the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, which focuses on how to respect children’s rights in returns policies…

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…

Destination Unknown urges fast, flexible family reunification and more transparent EU funding to help children in migration in Greece Posted Sep 06, 2019

Children in migration are amongst the most vulnerable people in need of a safe and stable environment, access to quality education and child specific services.…

Libya is not safe: Putting the migrant ship takeover into perspective Posted Apr 17, 2019

The alleged takeover of a ship by migrants rescued from the Mediterranean was motivated by desperation. Dominik Kalweit from Maltese Destination Unknown member organisation Kopin…

Living Together: How young people can change the migration debate in Europe Posted Apr 10, 2019

Young people have the power to change the debate on migration in Europe for the better. Here’s how, writes Rania Ali. Rania Ali is a…

Ethically indisputable that Italy should give safe harbour to migrants aboard rescue boat Posted Jan 28, 2019

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes is dismayed and opposed to the Italian government’s latest example of unjustifiable indifference towards human life, by preventing…

Refugee children on the Greek islands: An overwhelming mental health crisis Posted Jan 23, 2019

Children forced to live in overcrowded refugee camps on Greek islands such as Lesvos are being left to battle a mental health crisis alone. New…

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…

Human trafficking among migrants and refugees in Europe: Understanding what puts them at risk Posted Oct 18, 2018

While substantial evidence exists on the trafficking and exploitation of migrants and refugees on the Western Mediterranean migration route in Europe, little is known about…