Our impact

Supporting frontline professionals

400 people benefited from training across

  • 2 workshops
  • 9 expert webinars
  • 3 cross-border family mediator trainings

200 professionals from across Europe

were empowered to elaborate joint messages and recommendations to improve the respect of the rights of all children and their protection under the Initiative for Children in Migration.

Stakeholders include law enforcement, hotline operators, migration authorities, guardianship institutions, child protection NGOs, and authorities.

Raising awareness and
challenging narratives

Success on social networks
  • Facebook likes up by 219
  • Twitter followers up by 532
  • LinkedIn followers up by 530
Over 200k people

were reached through the Runaway Prevention Month campaign in 2020.

Link to the campaign

Over 1M people

were reached through the Tiny and Apollo campaign in 2020.

Link to the campaign

A total of 164 press articles
The organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) embedded our
INTERACT recommendations
in their work towards the establishment of National Focal Points to Protect Child Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings.
More than 30 organisations
joined our coalition to combat online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
The European Commission launched the
Pact on Migration and Asylum that included points on relocation of unaccompanied minors
influenced by MCE and Child Circle’s publication “Keeping the Child’s Best Interests at the Heart of Relocation”.
Together with
28 organisations
developed a Joint Position Paper on a
Comprehensive Child Rights Strategy
advocating for the prevention and protection of children from violence and abuse that can lead to going missing and for support to the 116000 hotlines that the recommendations from which were refelected in the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child.

Using scientific data to define priorities

22 hotlines

provided data for the Figures

and Trends 2020 report.

15 professionals working with runaways

were consulted in a Delphi study on attitudes, responses and best practices regarding running away.

Surveyed
28 cross-border mediators
about parental abduction.
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