Europe

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…

EU Council Summit: European leaders confusing migration crisis with political crisis Posted Jun 29, 2018

Media Reaction Brussels – 29 June 2018 European leaders confused a political crisis with a migration crisis when agreeing today to explore opening ‘disembarkation platforms’…

European Council must put solidarity at heart of how it processes asylum claims of migrant children Posted Jun 27, 2018

European Union leaders must respect the asylum claims of migrant children attempting to reach Europe and not outsource these obligations to other countries, Terre des…

Aquarius: We stand for a Europe of global solidarity with migrants crossing the Mediterranean Posted Jun 12, 2018

Brussels 12/06/2018 The Migration experts of CONCORD Europe, the European Confederation of Development NGOs, strongly condemn the decision of the Italian government to close the…

NGOs in Greece join pan-European campaign to rejuvenate solidarity with refugees Posted May 24, 2018

The campaign that is being launched in Greece with the support of several civil society organisations is based on two main principles. It seeks to…

Albania: Easing the burden of returning migrant families Posted May 23, 2018

In Albania, the socioeconomic situation drives its population to emigrate. The last years saw the number of migrants returning home increase significantly. This is related…

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…