Press Statement 9 March 2017   The Intergroup on Children’s Rights is extremely concerned about the newly adopted law by the Hungarian Parliament that authorises mandatory detention of all asylum-seekers entering Hungary in container camps at the Serbian border and to push back to this border zone  asylum seekers...

Press Statement 6 March 2017       We, in the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights welcome that the Council of the European Union has finally adopted new “Guidelines for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child – Leave no child behind”.   Children are exposed to discrimination, violence,...

Press Release 6 December – Brussels   Today, the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights together with the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) along with EU Special Envoy for Religious Freedom and Belief Mr. Jan Figel will gather in the European Parliament at 18h00 in room ASP 3E2 to join a...

Press Release 22 November – Strasbourg Today the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) which represents over fifty civil society organisations from across Europe will hand over a petition to members of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe calling on European leaders to work to end childhood...