The European Parliament creates new Intergroup on children's rights

The European Parliament creates new Intergroup on children's rights

In a major step to mainstream children's rights more effectively across European Union's policies and legislation, the setting up of an Intergroup on children's rights was approved for the current parliamentary term (2014-2019) on the 11th of December, 2014.

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Maud de Boer-Buquicchio gives speech to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Maud de Boer-Buquicchio gives speech to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, President of Missing Children Europe and UN Special Rapporteur, addresses the General Assembly in New York on the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Up to 50% of unaccompanied migrant children go missing within 48 hours of being placed in certain reception centres in Europe

Up to 50% of unaccompanied migrant children go missing within 48 hours of being placed in certain reception centres in Europe

Up to half of the number of unaccompanied migrant children who are placed in reception centres in some countries in Europe vanish yearly, many in the first 48 hours of being placed in these centres.

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Hiring: Project Officer for 116 000 missing children hotline project

Hiring: Project Officer for 116 000 missing children hotline project

Missing Children Europe is looking to recruit a versatile and dynamic project officer to coordinate activities in the field of missing children, including in particular EU-funded projects related to the 116 000 hotlines for missing children. The deadline is 5th December.

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Losing myself: An artistic interpretation of unaccompanied migrant children who went

Losing myself: An artistic interpretation of unaccompanied migrant children who went "missing"

Missing Children Europe with photographer Natalie HillInBetween gallery and the Minor-Ndako reception centre will showcase the real stories of unaccompanied migrant children who go “missing” at the InBetween gallery on 3rd Dec.

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Missing Children Europe conference: Towards a coordinated strategic approach on missing unaccompanied migrant children

Missing Children Europe conference: Towards a coordinated strategic approach on missing unaccompanied migrant children

The conference organised by Missing Children Europe to take place on 4th Dec, 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Brussels, in Brussels. An art exhibition on missing unaccompanied migrant minors will be held on 3rd Dec.

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Call for papers for Second International Academic Conference on Missing Children and Adults launched

Call for papers for Second International Academic Conference on Missing Children and Adults launched

The Second International Conference on Missing Children and Adults will be held from the 8th-10th July, 2015 at the University of Brussels, in Brussels. The call for papers has been launched.

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Runaways and Parental abduction make up over 85% of missing children cases, Missing Children Europe data reveals

Runaways and Parental abduction make up over 85% of missing children cases, Missing Children Europe data reveals

Brussels, 2 June 2014 - New data provided by Missing Children Europe at the “When every minute counts” conference for International Missing Children’s day.

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Missing Children Europe's President Maud de Boer-Buquicchio appointed UN Special Rapporteur

Missing Children Europe's President Maud de Boer-Buquicchio appointed UN Special Rapporteur

Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, President of Missing Children Europe and former Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography by the Human Rights Council in Geneva on the occasion of its meeting on 8 May 2014. 

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New Documentary Series

New Documentary Series "The Missing" airs on British Channel 4

A brother, a husband and a mother have gone missing: three dramatic, mysterious and out-of-character disappearances that have left police detectives scratching their heads. 

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