Caught in the middle: Children abducted by a parent make up 23% of missing children cases

Caught in the middle: Children abducted by a parent make up 23% of missing children cases

To raise awareness of parental abduction and mediation, a symposium “Caught in the middle” will be organised at the European Parliament on June 8th to connect the dots between mediators, policy makers, legal professionals, hotlines for missing children on issues related to parental abductions/cross-border family conflicts.
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Missing children in Europe: Children running away from difficult home situations on the rise

Missing children in Europe: Children running away from difficult home situations on the rise

On the occasion of International Missing Children’s day commemorated on May 25 across the globe, Missing Children Europe has launched its new Figure and Trends on missing children report for 2016.
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Vacancy for a Junior Project Officer - Apply by 19 May 2017

Vacancy for a Junior Project Officer - Apply by 19 May 2017

Missing Children Europe is looking to recruit a versatile and dynamic Junior Project Officer to support the organisation’s activities and initiatives in the field of missing and exploited children, in particular the implementation of the “AMINA Programme - Safeguarding migrant children across Europe”.
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Child rights organisations welcome European Commission’s policy to protect child migrants and refugees

Child rights organisations welcome European Commission’s policy to protect child migrants and refugees

The European Commission’s new policy guidelines launched today, which provide concrete actions to protect all migrant and refugee children arriving in Europe, have been broadly welcomed by child rights organisations.
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Once missing - never forgotten? The case for and against publicity appeals for missing children

Once missing - never forgotten? The case for and against publicity appeals for missing children

A new report out today titled “Once missing – never forgotten?” calls for better protection for former missing children and their families from the possible negative impact of publicity appeals.
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#LostinMigration: Recommendations to EU and national leaders to end the disappearance, suffering and exploitation of children in migration

#LostinMigration: Recommendations to EU and national leaders to end the disappearance, suffering and exploitation of children in migration

These recommendations include 10 operational and policy recommendations and 7 cross-cutting recommendations on the overall policy framework, data and funding. They have been drafted and endorsed together with over 45 child rights organisations.
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Libya: Focus on anti-smuggling policies and cooperation with Libyan authorities will expose people to ill-treatment and arbitrary detention

Libya: Focus on anti-smuggling policies and cooperation with Libyan authorities will expose people to ill-treatment and arbitrary detention

Over 70 organisations send letter to EU heads of state and EU policymakers expressing concern about proposed EU cooperation with Libya
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#LostinMigration: The unending struggle for children in migration.

#LostinMigration: The unending struggle for children in migration.

In 2016, one in four people currently seeking asylum in the EU were children. The Lost in Migration event organised by Missing Children Europe will bring together EU Policy makers, child protection and migration experts and previously unaccompanied children to work on recommendations for children in migration.
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 Mention the unmentioned:  Invisible, 10,000 child refugees have already disappeared in Europe

Mention the unmentioned: Invisible, 10,000 child refugees have already disappeared in Europe

Missing Children Europe launches a viral campaign Mention the Unmentioned calling for action from ministers across Europe.

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Children cannot wait: 7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children

Children cannot wait: 7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children

Ahead of the 10th European Forum on the Rights of the Child, which focuses this year on protecting children in migration, 78 organisations, including Missing Children Europe, signed a statement calling for better protection for all children in Europe.
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We want to hear from you: Calling professionals to blog about children in migration

We want to hear from you: Calling professionals to blog about children in migration

We invite you to contribute to our blog on the situation, challenges, stories and support of children who come to Europe in the context of migration. This blog is part of the “Lost in migration conference organised in Malta on the 26-27 Jan 2017
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Delphine Moralis wins Child 10 award for the theme of children on the run

Delphine Moralis wins Child 10 award for the theme of children on the run

For its third edition, the Child 10 Award & Summit, recognizes remarkable leaders of grassroots organizations working with innovative solutions to protect children on the run and their rights. 
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