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Over 100 million missing children posters viewed thanks to NotFound

Over 100 million missing children posters viewed thanks to NotFound

On #NotFoundDay, Missing Children Europe encourages website owners and companies to help find missing children by simply downloading NotFound application to their websites. 
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Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances

Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances

Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances to support the Brussels’ based General Secretariat starting October 2019 for a 5 to 6 months period.

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The EU must stop the criminalisation of solidarity with migrants and refugees

The EU must stop the criminalisation of solidarity with migrants and refugees

The criminalisation of solidarity in Europe is soaring. The number of individuals criminalised for humanitarian activities has grown tenfold, from 10 people in 2015 to 104 in 2018.
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11 tips to keep children safe over the holidays

11 tips to keep children safe over the holidays

Summer is here, bringing with it the hard-to-resist promise of sun, sea and loved ones. Yet, the holiday season can also be a stressful time for families travelling. From navigating within large crowds to getting acquainted with an unfamiliar place, we understand the struggle of balancing sightseeing without losing sight of your kids.
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The Brussels IIa recast: Being heard is not enough

The Brussels IIa recast: Being heard is not enough

We welcome the update to the 2003 Regulation. We are very pleased that the Brussels IIa recast gives more visibility to mediation and alternative dispute resolution. We regret however that while remaining a right of the child, hearing the child is under the revised Regulation still no absolute obligation.

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European Parliament elections: Citizens urged to vote for children

European Parliament elections: Citizens urged to vote for children

Child rights organisations across Europe today have joined forces to recruit a new generation of Members of Parliament (MEPs) to protect and defend children’s rights when elected in May.

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"Hear our voices" urge young migrants: meaningful participation is essential for effective child protection

 

Missing Children Europe and the (Maltese) President's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society have just concluded the third edition of the Lost in Migration conference on the basis of which several concrete recommendations have been put together for the protection of children in migration.
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The Real #10YearChallenge Facing Missing Kids

The Real #10YearChallenge Facing Missing Kids

Missing Children Europe is launching its own #10YearChallenge to bring attention to cases of long-term disappearances, where we are forced to imagine how that missing child may look today.

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Missing Children Europe welcomes new Secretary General Aagje Ieven

Missing Children Europe welcomes new Secretary General Aagje Ieven

Missing Children Europe is delighted to announce the appointment of Aagje Ieven to the post of Secretary General, effective from 5 November, thanks to her vast experience and commitment in the child rights, health and NGO sector.
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Mythbusters: what you thought you knew about children going missing

Mythbusters: what you thought you knew about children going missing

How often are children abducted? Should we still be teaching our kids about Stranger Danger? There are many questions and common misunderstandings about children that go missing. Missing Children Europe wants to set the record straight and put these myths to rest once and for all.

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Cards of Hope 2018: Help us reunite missing children with their families by sending our Christmas card designs to your networks

Cards of Hope 2018: Help us reunite missing children with their families by sending our Christmas card designs to your networks

Missing Children Europe has launched the third edition of the Cards of Hope campaign. It’s simple: Help us bring more than hope to missing children and their families by sending out one of our Christmas and New Year e-card designs.
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Family mediation: a successful solution in child abduction cases

Family mediation: a successful solution in child abduction cases

Today marks the beginning of International Mediation Week which aims to promote the importance of family mediation in parental abduction cases. Despite its success rate, mediation remains a solution that is not sufficiently used in Europe. 
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