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

The government’s support to families and children during the crisis was adequate and the Spanish government performed reasonably well in ensuring children’s right to participate. However, children and families experienced…

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Members

  • Research Team : Intervention - Faculty of Psychology and Education - Universidad de Deusto

    Academic and research institution

    The Research Team of the University of Deusto aims at becoming an agent involved in social transformation. By generating scientific knowledge, it seeks to achieve higher levels of social well-being and quality of life for all people and also promotes active citizenship by every man and woman. The team combines experts from social pedagogy, psychology and sociology.

     

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  • Plataforma de Organizaciones de Infancia

    National Partner Network

    The Spanish Children’s Rights Coalition (known as Plataforma de Infancia) was intended to unite the forces of the organisations whose objectives are the protection and promotion of the rights of children by creating space for inter-organisational coordination and dialogue that promotes initiatives favoring children. Plataforma de Infancia promotes the politics that are in favor of the welfare of children and encourages the participation and the socialization of children.

     

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  • iCmedia

    National organisation - networking/membership organisation

    iCmedia is the Federation of Consumers and Media Users Association. Its core fundamental purpose is the promotion of initiatives which favour the quality of contents in the audiovisual media. iCmedia’s main focus is to promote high quality audio visual content in traditional media, and especially in the internet, as well as protecting children in the digital and audio visual sphere. ICmedia is also a think-tank with an Advisory Committee comprised by researchers         university professors, media professionals, etc. that developed a definition of quality in media and released the State of the Children protection report.

     

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  • Federació d'Entitats d'Atenció i d'Educació a la Infáncia i l'Adolescéncia (FEDAIA)

    National organisation - networking/membership organisation

    Funded in 1994, FEDAIA is a federation of non-profit organisations working for the care and education during childhood and adolescence. FEDAIA represents and promotes the social   educational and economical interests of its members in addition to defending the minors’ rights and welfare while also promoting the coordination, professionalism and quality of care for children and adolescents who are at risk of social exclusion.

     

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  • FICE Spain

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    Founded in 2010, FICE Spain is the Spanish section of the International Federation of Educative Communities – FICE International. FICE aims at improving the quality of life for at-risk children and their families by promoting models of family support, community fostering and promoting the quality of residential care.

     

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  • Fundación Montessori sin Fronteras

    National organisation - advocacy/campaign

    The Foundation was established to assist in the effective implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols. Their activities include the training of teachers and the promotion of a school that is inclusive and of good quality with appropriate provisions and that encourages especially the most vulnerable or excluded children.

     

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News

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At the Western Doorstep: highlighting the human rights violations experienced by refugees

In 2018, Spain became the country to witness the highest number of arrivals of displaced people via Mediterranean Sea crossings; representing a shift from the trends of the past 10…

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Cross-party support in Spain to the European Child Guarantee at Plataforma’s EU election event

Spanish candidates for the European elections met with civil society representatives at the roundtable debate organised by Plataforma de Infancia, Eurochild’s National Partner Network in Spain on 14 May in…

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Spanish Child Rights Champions put children's policies at the centre of the EU elections debate

Politicians speaking at the debate organised by Eurochild member Plataforma de Infancia agreed on the need to reduce child poverty and implement a Child Guarantee La Plataforma de Infancia joined…

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VIDEO: The Child Guarantee has the potential to lift Spanish children out of poverty

EN Translation:You can’t see me shivering with cold when we have no heating Or my family worrying when they can’t afford my reading glasses Or how I’m missing out on…



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