On the occasion of International Children’s Day, the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights committed to encouraging MEPs to engage directly with children more often and more effectively. Children from various countries, including Netherlands, Slovakia, UK, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia shared their...

Press Statement 24 October 2016   The clearance of the Calais refugee camp from the French authorities is under way. Children make up a significant proportion of the migrants stranded in the camp. MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Co-Chair of the Intergroup on Children´s Rights, said “I am confident that the French...

On the occasion of International Missing Children’s day the Intergroup on Children’s Rights stands up to give a voice to the invisible thousands of missing unaccompanied children. MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Co-Chair of the Intergroup on Children’s Rights, said “Europe should mean Safety for refugee children, one...

Protection and care for children during rescue and transfer operations; the need to ban child refugee and migrant children detention; more efforts to step up international protection for every child in fear of being persecuted; the need to train all staff in contact with children and their families; new measures to...