Germany

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Germany - Country Profile on the European Semester and COVID-19 crisis

The government’s support to families and children during the crisis was sufficient. Children were heavily affected by the loss of social contact with peers, which sometimes resulted in loneliness among children and…

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Members

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder- und Jugendhilfe

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    The Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder- und Jugendhilfe (AGJ) is an alliance of German child and youth welfare organisations and institutions which works at the Federal level. AGJ is the legal entity of the National Coalition for the implementation of the Convention of the Rights of The Child in Germany.

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  • Bavarian Youth Council

    Child- and Youth-led organisation

    BJR is the standing conference of Youth leagues Youth organisations and Youth initiatives in Bavaria. With 103 district and regional Youth councils BJR is represented across Bavaria. More than two third of all Bavarian children and adolescents utilise and design the offerings and facilities of Youth work organisations. The main aim of the BJR is to represent the interests of young people in Bavaria by developing Youth work policies that meet the needs and promote Youth work in its widest sense.

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  • German Association for Youth Protection

    Child- and Youth-led organisation

    Founded in 2012 by young people and young adults, the German Association for Youth Protection is committed to a free and fulfilling life for children, young people and future generations. It aims at addressing evidenced societal problems (drugs, alcohol discrimination   animal-based diet) by working both politically (law reforms, lobbying), operationally (reconnaissance campaigns         protests, petitions) as well as promoting.

     

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  • German Children's Fund

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    German Children’s Fund aims to improve the situation of children in Germany. Their main areas of work include child poverty child participation, refugee children, right to leisure and play, media competency and children’s rights in schools. The basis of their work is the UNCRC and they have a new unit for the implementation of the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child in Germany (focusing on child-friendly justice child participation, equal opportunities/ refugee children  children’s rights in the digital environment).

     

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  • Kindermitte association for social enterpreneurship and quality in early education

    National organisation - networking/membership organisation

    Kindermitte is an association for social entrepreneurs in the field of early education based in Hamburg founded in 2012. Kindermitte has more than 30 members in Germany. The umbrella organization has a great network in the area of early childhood development. The current president of the organization is Peter Schmied-Kowarzik, managing director is Dr. Sarah Stueber.

     

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  • National Coalition Germany - Network for the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    National Partner Network

    The National Coalition Germany is network focusing on the implementation of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. It reports regularly to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and other international bodies. In the intervals between country examinations it conducts researches in Germany and advocacy activities geared towards decision-makers in the field of children’s rights in Germany.

     

     

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  • Bertelsmann Stiftung

    National organisation - Knowledge Institute

    Bertelsmann Stiftung has a long-lasting experience with building up prevention chains in municipalities to offer equal opportunities to all children. They work together with academia in the relevant field and deliver their projects’ outcomes in a collaborative way, providing evidence-based advice to communities. In the next years, they are planning to focus on participation, digitalisation and improving legal framework of child protection systems.

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  • International Federation of Social Workers Europe

    International organisation

    The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is the global body for the profession. The Federation and its national members strive for social justice, human rights and inclusive, sustainable social development through the promotion of social work best practice and engagement in international cooperation.

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Resources

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22 June 2021

The EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child: What does this mean for the EU and Germany?

The European Commission has published a comprehensive and ambitious Strategy that represents a strong focus on the human rights of children and was developed with and for children. It delivers…
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News

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Youth politics in Germany-Looking ahead!

Eurochild member AGJ shares perspectives and suggestions on the EU Youth Strategy implementation. Implementation of European youth policy in Germany from 2019 With the beginning of the new EU Youth…

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Children should be able to participate in decision-making

On 2 March, Eurochild German members the National Children’s Rights Coalition Germany and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk e.V. presented the results of the German children’s consultations which have fed into a study…



Events

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19 May 2021

Global & European Trends of Deinstitutionalisation for Children

Save the Date: 19 May, 17:30 – 19:00Eurochild and Martin James Foundation will run the ‘Global & European Trends of Deinstitutionalisation for Children’ session at DJHT, the biggest child &…



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