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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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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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Missing Children Europe welcomes child's best interest considerations in revision of Brussels II bis

Missing Children Europe welcomes child's best interest considerations in revision of Brussels II bis

Since 2005, the Brussels IIa Regulation has been one of the most important judicial instruments used in cases of international child abduction. Ten years after the Regulation entered into application, the European Commission is presenting a set of amendments to this Regulation.
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Missing Children Europe will complete your European Championship sticker collection to help find missing children

Missing Children Europe will complete your European Championship sticker collection to help find missing children

Order your missing Panini stickers from www.missingstickers.eu and you will also helpMissing Children Europe find missing ‘Bambini’. 
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REMUMBER: The app that helps children find their parents

REMUMBER: The app that helps children find their parents

Missing Children Europe has launched a child-friendly app to help kids memorise their parents’ phone number by changing the unlocking code of their smartphone or tablet to their parents’ phone number. Remumber: www.remumber.com
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Budget cuts for missing children hotlines result in lack of support for families in a moment of crisis

Budget cuts for missing children hotlines result in lack of support for families in a moment of crisis

In 2015, the European network of missing children hotlines responded to 209 841 calls related to missing children. However funding from the EU to national hotlines was discontinued in 2015 leading to a drop in the budget (52%) and in human resources (31%) handling missing children cases.
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Call for proposals: Scoping research on the impact of missing children publicity appeals

Call for proposals: Scoping research on the impact of missing children publicity appeals

Missing Children Europe is launching a call for proposals for a scoping research allowing to understand experiences from grassroots professionals working with missing children and their families and using public appeals in their efforts to find missing children.
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Training professionals to prevent and respond to thousands of migrant child disappearances

Training professionals to prevent and respond to thousands of migrant child disappearances

In response to the disappearance of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Europe, the SUMMIT project is organising a training seminar for grassroots professionals that will take place today and tomorrow (14-15 April) in Brussels.
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Training Seminar on good practices to prevent & respond to the disappearance of unaccompanied children - APPLY NOW!

Training Seminar on good practices to prevent & respond to the disappearance of unaccompanied children - APPLY NOW!

The training will be open to 50 grassroots professionals including law enforcement, guardians, reception centre operators/social services and hotline operators for missing children. Participation and accommodation are provided for FREE. Your travel expenses will also be fully reimbursed. Apply now.

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What European leaders must do to prevent migrant children from disappearing

What European leaders must do to prevent migrant children from disappearing

Thousands of children arrive unaccompanied in the EU every year. Some arrive by boat through the Mediterranean and others by land. Some are intentionally separated from their families by traffickers or smugglers, looking to profit from their vulnerability.
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Recruiting a part-time Partnership & Fundraising Officer: Raise funds to prevent and protect missing children

Recruiting a part-time Partnership & Fundraising Officer: Raise funds to prevent and protect missing children

Missing Children Europe is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative Partnership and Fundraising Officer (part time) to strengthen, support and sustain the partnership and fundraising capacity of Missing Children Europe. Application deadline September 7th, 2015.

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