Abena, and 30 000 other children went missing in Europe - training and better cross-border cooperation could have prevented it.

Abena, and 30 000 other children went missing in Europe - training and better cross-border cooperation could have prevented it.

Missing Children Europe and its partners want to radically improve the ways that professionals cooperate across borders in their response to missing and trafficked children in migration. 
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Now recruiting: Communications Officer (3-5 years experience)

Now recruiting: Communications Officer (3-5 years experience)

 

Missing Children Europe is looking to recruit a versatile and creative Communications Officer to execute and implement communication efforts, support fundraising and improve press activities for the organisation. Deadline to apply is 8 December.

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Tiny and Apollo want you to stand up for children on the move today

Tiny and Apollo want you to stand up for children on the move today

To create a more welcoming society for all children, we must look at the way each of us talks about migration and the children affected by it. 
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Mediation week, 14-20 October 2019

Mediation week, 14-20 October 2019

With this global week, we aim to promote the importance of family mediation in parental abduction cases, which provides a successful solution in child abduction cases. Unfortunately, mediation still remains a solution that is not sufficiently used in Europe.
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Over 100 million missing children posters viewed thanks to NotFound

Over 100 million missing children posters viewed thanks to NotFound

On #NotFoundDay, Missing Children Europe encourages website owners and companies to help find missing children by simply downloading NotFound application to their websites. 
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Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances

Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances

Missing Children Europe is seeking to recruit an Intern in Administration/Finances to support the Brussels’ based General Secretariat starting October 2019 for a 5 to 6 months period.

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The EU must stop the criminalisation of solidarity with migrants and refugees

The EU must stop the criminalisation of solidarity with migrants and refugees

The criminalisation of solidarity in Europe is soaring. The number of individuals criminalised for humanitarian activities has grown tenfold, from 10 people in 2015 to 104 in 2018.
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11 tips to keep children safe over the holidays

11 tips to keep children safe over the holidays

Summer is here, bringing with it the hard-to-resist promise of sun, sea and loved ones. Yet, the holiday season can also be a stressful time for families travelling. From navigating within large crowds to getting acquainted with an unfamiliar place, we understand the struggle of balancing sightseeing without losing sight of your kids.
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The Brussels IIa recast: Being heard is not enough

The Brussels IIa recast: Being heard is not enough

We welcome the update to the 2003 Regulation. We are very pleased that the Brussels IIa recast gives more visibility to mediation and alternative dispute resolution. We regret however that while remaining a right of the child, hearing the child is under the revised Regulation still no absolute obligation.

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15% more missing children supported by the European network of missing children hotlines

15% more missing children supported by the European network of missing children hotlines

To understand why children go missing and if prevention and support responses are effective, Missing Children Europe analyses and launches the Figures and Trends on missing children report, every year.
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Hearing isn't listening: children want to be listened to in parental abduction court cases

Hearing isn't listening: children want to be listened to in parental abduction court cases

 

“I thought that I would get the opportunity to tell my story and talk about the things that mattered to me. But it was nothing like that. The conversation was more like a cross-examination.”
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 3 measures to prevent children from going missing for European leaders to implement now

3 measures to prevent children from going missing for European leaders to implement now

This year, Missing Children Europe encourages Europeans to vote for candidates who will advocate for the rights of missing children and do more to prevent children from going missing.
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