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Two years on, what are the needs of Ukraine's children and families?

In advance of 24 February which marks the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion, we asked Eurochild members in Ukraine to tell us what their priorities for the wellbeing of…

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Protecting children’s rights online is a strategic choice

Blog by Fabiola Bas Palomares, Lead Policy & Advocacy Officer on Online Safety on how increasing online child protection is both a political and an economic strategic choice that must…

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Resource

Children's Rights: Political will or won't?

Eurochild 2023 report on children in need across Europe. This report is based on assessments provided by 38 Eurochild members in 26 countries and provides recommendations for each country on how…

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About us

Eurochild is the largest network of organisations and individuals working with and for children in Europe.

We are striving for a society where all children and young people grow up happy, healthy, confident and respected as individuals in their own right. We influence policies, build civil society capacity, facilitate mutual learning and exchange practice and research. Our work is underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
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Highlights

Annual Report 2022

This report features our 2022 achievements

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Albania

  • The Children's Human Rights Centre Albania - CRCA

Armenia

  • Child Protection Network

Austria

  • CONCORDIA Social Projects
  • SOS Children's Villages International
  • Sharon Schneider
  • National Coalition for the Implementation of the UN CRC - Austria
  • Raluca Verweijen-Slamnescu

Azerbaijan

  • Fidan Abdullayeva

Belgium

  • Active Citizen Europe
  • Alliance for Childhood European Network Group
  • Child Rights Coalition Flanders
  • Children's Rights Knowledge Centre - Keki
  • VBJK - Ressource and Research Centre for Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Don Bosco International
  • European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education
  • Julien Van Geertsom
  • Kind en Gezin
  • Maud  Stiernet
  • Office of Birth and Childhood - ONE
  • Florence Koenderink

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Association Novi Put (New Road)

Bulgaria

  • Cedar Foundation
  • Social Activities and Practices Institute
  • For our Children Foundation
  • Know-how Centre for Alternative Care for Children - New Bulgarian University
  • National Network for Children - Bulgaria

Croatia

  • Coordination of Associations for Children
  • Union of Societies "Our Children" Croatia
  • Society "Our Children" Opatija
  • Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences - University of Zagreb
  • FICE Croatia
  • Ivana Boric
  • Ombudsman for Children - Croatia
  • Croatia for Children Foundation – ZHZD
  • Association Centre for the Culture of Dialogue (CEKADE)

Cyprus

  • Pancyprian Coordinating Committee for the Protection and Welfare of Children
  • Council FONI

Czechia

  • Alliance for the Rights of the Child - Czechia
  • Vterina poté (Second After)
  • Velky vuz Sever
  • In the Interest of the Child - the Civic Association

Denmark

  • Fairstart Foundation
  • Geert Jorgensen
  • Joint Council for Child Issues (Bornesagens Faellesrad)
  • Børns Vilkår

Estonia

  • Estonian Union for Child Welfare

Finland

  • Central Union for Child Welfare Finland
  • Pesäpuu Ry - Centre of Expertise in Child Welfare
  • Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters
  • Mannerheim League for Child Welfare

France

  • National Federation of Association for Child Protection
  • Association Samuel Vincent
  • Anne Williams
  • Children of Prisoners Europe
  • Secours Populaire Français
  • Group SOS Youth
  • Initiatives of Change France
  • Nexem

Germany

  • European Network for Traveller Education - ENTE
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder- und Jugendhilfe
  • Bavarian Youth Council
  • German Children's Fund
  • Kindermitte association for social enterpreneurship and quality in early education
  • National Coalition Germany - Network for the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Bertelsmann Stiftung
  • International Federation of Social Workers Europe

Greece

  • Union of Women of Heraklion
  • The Smile of the Child
  • Roots Research Center NGO
  • Prolepsis Institute
  • ERGO-LEARNING4LIFE
  • Iliachtida - Hospitality Centre for Sick Children and Family
  • Network for Children's Rights - Greece
  • ALMA - Panhellenic Association of Adapted Activities

Hungary

  • Terre des Hommes - Fondation Lausanne in Hungary
  • Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation
  • Family, Child, Youth Association
  • Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights - Hungary
  • Nestingplay
  • Ágnes Lux

Iceland

  • Þroskahjálp, the National Association of Intellectual Disabilities

Ireland

  • Children's Rights Alliance Ireland
  • Helen Lynch
  • Hugh Frazer
  • Robbie Gilligan
  • Child Law Project
  • UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre
  • Rita Melia

Italy

  • Cesvi
  • CIFA
  • Department of Human Sciences for Education - University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Fondazione L'Albero della Vita ETS
  • Istituto Degli Innocenti
  • SOS Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus
  • EFYS - Equipe Formation Youthstart Sardinia
  • ICAM Network APS
  • Rosalba Mirci
  • Associazione Lea Onlus

Kosovo

  • Childproof NGO
  • Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection-KOMF

Latvia

  • Latvian Child Welfare Network
  • Latvian Protect the Children

Lithuania

  • Dainius Puras
  • Auto moto group
  • Lithuanian Informal Coalition of Non-governmental Organisations for Child Rights
  • ENGSO Youth
  • Nordic Council of Ministers office in Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • Ombuds - Committee for the Rights of the Child

Malta

  • Malta Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society
  • Office of the Commissioner for Children - Malta
  • Foundation for Social Welfare Services
  • Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca
  • Early Childhood Development Association of Malta

Moldova

  • Child Rights Information Center - CIDDC/CRIC

Montenegro

  • NGO Parents

Montenegro

  • NGO Parents

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North Macedonia

  • First Children's Embassy in the World - Megjashi

Norway

  • World Organisation for Early Childhood Education

Poland

  • Child and Family Foundation
  • Department of Applied Sociology and Social Work - University of Lodz
  • Polish Foster Care Coalition
  • Happy Kids Foundation

Portugal

  • Sergio Araújo
  • Marta Santos Pais
  • Instituto de Apoio à  Criança
  • Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso Foundation
  • Odete Severino
  • Plataforma P.A.J.E
  • Sónia Rodrigues

Romania

  • Ador Copiii Association - The Community of Adoptive Families
  • Council of Institutionalised Youth
  • FARA Foundation
  • Federation of NGOs for Children - Romania
  • Hope and Homes for Children Romania
  • Friends of Romanian Children
  • Justice for Minors
  • Association “Casa Bună”

Serbia

  • Child Rights Centre
  • Children and Youth Support Organisation - Pomoc Deci
  • Network of Organisations for Children of Serbia - MODS
  • Center for Missing and Exploited Children – CNZD
  • Friends of Children of Serbia

Slovakia

  • Coalition for Children - Slovakia

Slovenia

  • Slovenian Children's Rights Network
  • Legal-Informational Centre for NGOs - Slovenia
  • Slovenian Association of Friends of Youth

Spain

  • Fundacio Privada Pere Closa
  • Research Team : Intervention - Faculty of Psychology and Education - Universidad de Deusto
  • Plataforma de Organizaciones de Infancia
  • Federació d'Entitats d'Atenció i d'Educació a la Infáncia i l'Adolescéncia (FEDAIA)
  • FICE Spain
  • Fundación Montessori sin Fronteras
  • Fundevas
  • National Foster Care Association - ASEAF

Sweden

  • Ann Rem Loraine Rava-Lynn
  • Thomas Hammarberg
  • The Association for Promotion of Family Centers
  • BRIS – Children´s Rights in Society

Switzerland

  • Ariel Foundation
  • Children's Rights European Academic Network (previously ENMCR)
  • European Alliance of Initiatives for Applied Antroposophy - ELIANT
  • International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education

The Netherlands

  • ChildPress
  • Veronica Smits
  • Utrecht University - Dynamics of Youth Strategic Programme
  • Learning for Well-being Foundation (former Universal Education Foundation)
  • Netherlands Youth Institute
  • Dutch NGO Coalition for Children’s Rights
  • International Child Development Initiatives
  • EACH European Association for Children in Hospital
  • ISSA, International Step by Step Association

Turkey

  • Hayat Sende Youth Academy Association

Ukraine

  • Charity Fund EDUKIDS
  • Antonina Slipchenko
  • International Non-Governmental Organisation International Leadership and Development Center
  • International Charity Partnership for Every Child
  • Polina Klykova
  • Charitable Fund “Voices of Children”
  • UCRN, Ukrainian Child Rights Network
  • Star for Life Ukraine

United Kingdom

  • Hope and Homes for Children
  • Jeffrey Coleman
  • Home-Start Worldwide
  • International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO)
  • Catriona Williams OBE
  • Children in Northern Ireland
  • Children in Scotland
  • Children in Wales
  • Children's Rights Alliance for England
  • University of Central Lancashire - The Centre for Children and Young People's Participation - School of Social Work
  • Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights)
  • The Early Years Organisation
  • Gareth Williams-James
  • Lifestart Foundation
  • Marion Macleod
  • Middlesex University
  • Voices From Care Cymru
  • 5Rights Foundation
  • Vânia S. Pinto
  • Nadine Finch

Events

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8 April 2024

VOICE Report Launch

8 April 2024, 9h00-17h30 (CET) Hybrid: Online and at the Institute of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, 1000 Brussels. Eurochild, ECPAT International, and Terre des Hommes Netherlands, on behalf of the…

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21 March 2024

#VoteForChildren Campaign Launch

21 March (10.00 - 12.00) European Parliament, Brussels The Vote for Children Campaign calls on future MEPs to promote and protect the rights of children throughout their mandate. At the…

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28 - 28 February 2024

Building Children’s Futures: The Children’s Report launch

28 FEBRUARY 2024, 15:00 - 17:00 CET We are delighted to invite you to the launch of a new children’s research report, conducted by UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre…

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17 January 2024

Eurochild Café on EU funds

17 January 2024 – 14:00-15:00 CET In late 2023, the European Commission released its latest calls for the CERV (Citizen, Equality, Rights and Values) Programme and the Erasmus+ Programme. As…

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10 - 11 January 2024

Facilitating the Integration of refugee and asylum-seeking children and caregivers in Europe

10-11 JANUARY 2024, BUCHAREST. Eurochild and FONPC are organising an international conference to share good practices and lessons on how civil society can facilitate the integration of refugee and asylum-seeking…

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7 - 7 December 2023

Reaching-In partners December meeting

7 DECEMBER; 09.30 – 17.00 CET Reaching-In partners working with Roma children in Spain and Bulgaria, children in residential care in Portugal, with children in foster care in Croatia and…