Lost in migration conference

Working together in protecting children from disappearance

The Lost in migration conference will take place between the 26-27 January 2017 at the St. Antoine Palace in Attard, Malta.

Missing Children Europe will join hands with President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society to bring together key stakeholders concerned with the issue, to take stock of the situation and develop forward looking proposals for the protection of children in migration.

It will address the need for a comprehensive child protection approach to effectively prevent and respond to disappearance.

Confirmed speakers include:

HE Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

HM Queen Paola of Belgium

Maud de Boer Buquicchio, President of Missing Children Europe

HE Atifete Jahjaga, former President of Kosovo

Susan Bissell, Director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children 

Rob Wainwright, Director Europol

Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti Trafficking Coordinator

Leila Zerrougui, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict

For further information:

-Find the draft programme for the event here.
-Click here to read background information
-Registration details for the event will follow shortly.

The conference website will soon feature blog posts from professionals and stakeholders on the topic of children in migration.