West Africa

Togo : integration of “mobility” in the national protection policy Posted Jan 12, 2016

On the 1st of December, Terre des Hommes representatives met the Togolese Minister of social action together with nine direct collaborators and saw the participation of four other…

West Africa : children on the move on the agenda Posted Dec 21, 2015

WAN recognized as a transnational mechanism of protection and care for children in West Africa From 8th to 10th December 2015, the 11th Steering Committee…

West Africa : Testimony From A Social Worker Posted Oct 27, 2015

Before our collaboration, we didn’t  know what to do when the community appealed to us for a child on the move. This is an extract of…

Short documentary: Childhood resources Posted Sep 02, 2015

“Childhood Resources” is a short cut of the long documentary produced by the Swiss Foundation of the International Social Service, partner of the Destination Unknown…

Study : connections between migration and development Posted Jul 22, 2015

Does migration contribute to development in the global South? The study “Connections between Migration and Development” was conducted by the Professor Dr Jochen Oltmer, migration researcher at the University…

World refugee day : One in two refugees is a child Posted Jun 19, 2015

“What the world often forgets is that refugees are not failed people even after their birth nations are considered to be failed states. We have…

2nd Destination Unknown Campaign Assembly: be radically innovative Posted Apr 23, 2015

« Be radically innovative », that was the appeal launched by the Chair of Terre des Hommes International Federation, Raffaele Salinari, to the thirty-five participants of the…

Child Migration in West Africa Posted Jan 28, 2015

The International Social Service (ISS) – partner of Destination Unknown Campaign – presented the phenomenon of the South-South migration of children in West Africa at…

West Africa : better cooperation between countries to protect Children Posted Dec 08, 2014

  The 10th Steering Commitee of the West Africa Network for the protection of children met  in Bamako – Mali from 24th to 27th November 2014  to…