The advantages for children and adolescents’ healthy growth and development as a result of growing up in a city environment are shrinking across much of the world.
That is the overriding message based on a global...Read more
Article 24 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union states: “Children(…) may express their views freely. Such views shall be taken into consideration on matters which concern them in accordance with their...Read more
A European delegation, including members of the European Parliament and a group of children and teenagers, has seen first-hand the work being done in the United Arab Emirates to make it a child-friendly environment.Read more
A Council of Europe & European Union-led conference is focusing on the right of children to be heard and have their opinions taken seriously.
Child and youth participation for Europe began in the Irish city of...Read more
The European Commission has adopted a new European strategy for a Better Internet for Kids (BIK+), aimed at improving age-appropriate digital services and ensuring all children are protected, empowered and respected online.Read more
A taskforce of some of the EU’s most prominent child rights organisations has thrown its weight behind the European Child Guarantee, aimed at making sure impoverished children have access to the most basic human rights.Read more
Hundreds of unaccompanied minors are facing violence and abuse as they travel across EU borders, and being illegally rejected from entering some countries, says the Save the Children charity.
The children move on foot, hide under...Read more
With 897 million school children around the world affected by disruptions to their education, senior officials from UNICEF and the European Union reiterated their support to ensure the right to education for all.Read more