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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…

Adoption of Global Compact on Migration will help protect rights of migrant children worldwide Posted Dec 10, 2018

The Initiative on the Rights of the Child in the Global Compacts, of which Destination Unknown is a member, welcomes today the adoption of the…

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…

Countries must work together to ensure children on the move receive continuous care Posted Jul 10, 2018

Olivier Geissler, from Destination Unknown member International Social Service, explains the importance of cross border collaboration to ensure children on the move are treated as…

Start as you mean to go on: The road to child-friendly global compacts on refugees and migration Posted Feb 22, 2018

As we campaign for a safer world for children on the move, the Destination Unknown campaign was glad to see talks between governments begin on…

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…

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…

Locked out: How more refugees must benefit from new smartphone apps Posted Aug 03, 2017

In the wake of vast numbers of people seeking safety in the Middle East and Europe, the global online community has stepped in to offer…

UN Global Compacts must overcome regional differences on protecting refugees and migrants Posted Jul 27, 2017

A crisis in one part of world will have deep implications everywhere. Man-made crisis in particular not only force people to directly flee fighting but…