PROJECT: “Child Protection in the Context of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe”
The project is funded by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers
The overall objectives of the project are:
- prevention of violence against children and respect for their rights on the migration path, from the point of arrival at hotspots, during transit and in reception centers;
- support and improve integrated national child protection systems;
- capacity building for staff of child protection agencies, asylum and migration authorities, NGOs and other persons working for and with children, including volunteers;
- collecting information and monitoring the situation of refugee and migrant children.
One of the main activities of the project is the reunification of families that have been separated for one reason or another during the migration process, mainly because of conflicts or dangers on the migration path.
Start date: 15.10.2016
End date: 14.04.2018
Term of implementation: 18 months