Protecting children in the context of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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April 9, 2018 - IOM Budapest, in cooperation with the Office of Immigration and Asylum (OIA), the Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and UNHCR, organized the last round of capacity building trainings for OIA professionals in Szeged on 28 March and in Budapest on 4 April. Read more about the trainins here

April 6, 2018IOM Budapest published the Guidelines to protect migrant children in Hungary, a document which aims to define competences for acting in a child-friendly way at the initial steps of the procedures of dealing with children upon arrival, to support all actors dealing with them, to facilitate that undertaken actions are in the best interests of the children and to support development of clear protocol on age-assessment of children. Download the Guidelines here

December 14, 2017 - IOM Budapest, in cooperation with the Office of Immigration and Asylum (OIA), the Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and UNHCR, organized its seventh and last capacity building training session of the year within the framework of IOM’s regional child protecton project. Read more about the training here.

November 29-30, 2017 - IOM Budapest was invited to participate at Council of Europe’s Roundtable event on child-friendly information for children in migration organized by the Children’s Rights Division in the framework of the Council of Europe Action plan on protecting refugee and migrant children (2017-2019) in Strasbourg. To find out more, click here.

November 23, 2017 - IOM Budapest, in cooperation with the Office of Immigration and Asylum (OIA), the Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and UNHCR, organized the second round of capacity building trainings for OIA professionals in Szeged. To find out more, click here.

November 22, 2017 - IOM Budapest was invited to take part in a training session organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Mission to Skopje and the Law Enforcement School of Szeged for Macedonian border guard students and professors in Szeged. Read more about the event here.

November 15, 2017IOM Budapest, in cooperation with the Office of Immigration and Asylum (OIA), the Cordelia Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and UNHCR, organized the second round of capacity building trainings for OIA professionals in Budapest. Read more about the training here. 

September 13, 2017IOM Slovenia and IOM Budapest co-organized a regional child protection conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The purpose of the conference was to enable mutual learning, exchange and harmonization of approaches and services for migrant children. Read more about the event here. 

August 4, 2017​ - Another training - the fourth in a row in the summer - was organized around the topics of children’s rights and the vulnerabilities of migrant children - this time in Budapest.You can read more about the training here

July 27, 2017 - Office of Immigration and Asylum professionals received training on children’s rights and the vulnerabilities of migrant children in Szeged on the 13th of July 2017. Read more about the training here.

July 10, 2017 - Capacity building trainings ​ were organized around the topics of children’s rights and the vulnerabilities of migrant children for first responder police and border guard professionals in Budapest and in Kiskunhalas in June 2017. For more information and pictures, please click here​.

December 22, 2016 - IOM held a 2-day kick-off coordination meeting in Athens on the 8th and 9th of December 2016. You can find out more about the meeting here​.

 

  

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