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DUBRAVKA ŠUICA, VICE-PRESIDENT FOR DEMOCRACY AND

DEMOGRAPHY

VĚRA JOUROVÁ, VICE-PRESIDENT FOR VALUES AND TRANSPARENCY

ELISA FERREIRA, COMMISSIONER FOR COHESION AND REFORMS

NICOLAS SCHMIT, COMMISIONER FOR JOBS AND SOCIAL RIGHTS

DIDIER REYNDERS, COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE

HELENA DALLI, COMMISSIONER FOR EQUALITY JUSTICE  

RENATE WINTER, CHAIRPERSON OF THE UNCRC COMMITTEE

DUNJA MIJATOVIĆ, THE COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE 

MICHAEL O’FLAHERTY, DIRECTOR OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AGENCY…

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Christmas Gift – a charity Christmas campaign of the Equilibrium

 You can make Christmas for children and families at risk more beautiful and happier!

Choose a Christmas Gift for your relatives and friends!

 

 

How can you do this?

 

Decide which Christmas gifts you would like to buy on behalf of your relatives and friends. We will then send you an electronic voucher for each selected Christmas Gift. You can give it as a gift instead of…

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I am very concerned to learn about the proposed amendments to the Non-Profit Legal Entities Act under consideration, which would create a very hostile environment for those civil society organisations with public benefit status that are in receipt of foreign funding.

In particular, I am concerned to see the proposal to label such organisations essentially as foreign agents, to subject them to financial inspections without any objective cause, to take away their public benefit status for a minor breach of…

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One year after the massacre of the girls

Ending human rights violations against children and adolescents housed 
in institutions:
A CALL TO ACTION

(REGIONAL COORDINATION MECHANISM FOR DEINSTITUTIONALISATION IN THE ROLE OF THE “GOOD ADULT”)

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Those working in child protection see parents and families at their worst. It is often difficult not to be judgmental and this creates a barrier that prevents meaningful engagement.

Empathy and understanding are emotional conditions. We cannot simply instruct professionals to “be understanding”.  Even if they act as if they are empathetic and avoid expressing judgment (as part of something we…

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The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign released a new publication titled “Deinstitutionalisation of Europe’s Children: Questions and Answers”. 

The resource provides quick answers to some of the frequently asked questions about the transition from institutional to family- and community-based care for children, also known as deinstitutionalisation (DI). The publication is designed to answer in a simple and user-friendly way what are institutions for children, why close institutions and spend on deinstitutionalisation, what EU and the national governments can…

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Opening Doors for Europe’s Children – Phase II video has been launched on 02 November 2017 during International Foster Care Organisation conference in Malta. 16 National Coordinators and 5 International Partners provide an answer to a question: what needs to be done to open doors for a bigger and brighter future for children in care in Europe? Watch it online and discover more. 

Hundreds of thousands of children across Europe are growing up in institutional care. The…

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At the beginning of November 2016, the new amendments in the Regulation for Implementation of Social Assistance Act were enacted. According to them, the name and the profile of the existing Family Type Placement Centers for children and youth with disabilities were changed. Following these amendments that differentiate the existing family-type placement centres for children and young people with disabilities to such being only for children and separately for adolescents, the Agency for Social Assistance…

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