Promoting policies and laws
> Organised a seminar at the European Parliament with the participation of 25 Members of the European Parliament on raising awareness and improving support for parental abduction cases.
> Formulated recommendations based on research looking into the factors that impact the well-being of children abducted by a parent that were shared with EU Central Authorities, Members of the European Parliament and with the Directorate General of Justice at the European Commission.
> Organised the “Six Digits Worth Remembering“ event at the European Parliament, attended by 100 child rights professionals, and Members of the European Parliament to advocate for funding, quality services and awareness of hotlines and helplines.
> Organised the “Lost in Migration” conference with 160 professionals including guardians, police, carers, child rights professionals, politicians and hotline operators on preventing and responding to the disappearance of children in migration
> Launched the Initiative for Children in Migration, a collaboration with NGOs and IGOs involved in joint advocacy work, to influence better EU policies and laws for children in migration.
> Formulated recommendations based on the Lost in Migration conference, outlining 37 priority actions for European and national leaders, that contributed to the European Commission’s Communication on the protection of children in migration.