In May 2002, Kofi Annan, the late Secretary-General of the United Nations, presided over the first General Assembly special session on children, insisting that the UN discuss the ‘future we’re preparing with them, not for...Read more
In a surprise visit to meet his home country children who’ve been forced to flee war, Ukrainian football Andriy Shevchenko has made an impassioned plea for more mental health support for young refugees.Read more
More than one million children have now fled the war in Ukraine, and most have gone with their families to neighbouring countries such as Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Moldova and Romania, according to children’s charity UNICEF.Read more
Tools used to document the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in one of Nairobi’s largest informal settlements are also being used to chart how the lockdowns disproportionately affected displaced people.Read more
Vienna says it wants to take in 100 children in need of protection from the refugee camps on the Greek islands.
The Austrian capital is the latest EU city to offer a haven for unaccompanied migrant...Read more
Germany says it will shortly be taking in hundreds more unaccompanied minors from Greek migrant camps over the coming weeks, and has urged fellow EU countries to follow its example.
Announced Germany’s intentions, Foreign Minister Heiko...Read more