Romania

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

The first restrictive measure imposed by the government in Romania was to close down schools in March 2020. They remained closed until June 2020, with only a few exceptions1. This unprecedented…

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Members

  • Ador Copiii Association - The Community of Adoptive Families

    National organisation - service provider

    Ador Copiii Association is a non-governmental organisation founded in 2004, that has been at the forefront of adoption activism and service provision since 2008. Ador Copiii Association contributes to the development of the children protection system, to the creation of social and effective adoption services and to improving the quality of life of vulnerable children.

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  • Council of Institutionalised Youth

    Child- and Youth-led organisation

    Institutionalised Youth Council (CTI) is a Youth-led Organisation focusing on institutional care, care leavers and child protection systems based in Romania. CTI has long-lasting experience in the field of defending and promoting the rights of the institutionalised young people currently or not (post-institutionalized) in the special protection system and increasing their active participation in their communities. Most of their team has first-hand experience as care leavers. CTI has great experience working with children and including them to events and public speaking. They are also known their active policy making effort which resulted more than 200 amendments in the last year in the area of deinstitutionalization. CTI is the member of the European Care Leavers Network and the Federation of Non-Governmental Organizations for Children (FONPC) in Romania   also Eurochild member. The current President of the organization is Mr. Andreeas Novacovici.

     

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  • The Including Children Affected by Migration Network - ICAM

    International organisation

    The ICAM Network is a confederation of organisations that have worked together to develop national programmes for schools throughout Europe to improve the well-being, inclusion and engagement of disadvantaged children both at school and in the home. Most recently the network has a focus on inclusion of the approximately 25 million European children who are affected by migration in school and in society. This includes the approximately 5 million Children Left Behind by parents migrating to work abroad. Their work is entirely based on ensuring the UNCRC is applied and achieved.

     

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  • FARA Foundation

    National organisation - service provider

    FARA Foundation’s mission is to transform the lives of marginalized children and young people from Romania’s poorest communities. It aims at providing a loving family, specialist therapy, access to education and training and preventing homelessness.

     

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  • Federation of NGOs for Children - Romania

    National Partner Network

    Founded in 1997, the Federation of NGOs for Children acts for the benefit of children and community by promoting and monitoring children rights. It aims at ensuring the inclusion of children’s rights in all public policies and the implementation of a national monitoring system. The Federation gathers about 100 NGOs.

     

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  • Heart of a Child Foundation

    National organisation - service provider

    Heart of a Child Foundation’s mission is to give help and hope to children and youth in difficulty and their families by enriching their quality of life and promoting their integration into society. The Foundation provides direct social services (e.g.   operating family-style homes for orphaned and abandoned children; counseling and material support for at-risk families) and training for individuals working in the social field. It advocates and lobby on local and regional issues affecting children and families.

     

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  • Hope and Homes for Children Romania

    National organisation - service provider

    Hope and Homes for Children in Romania is focused on reforming the childcare system by closing down old state institutions for children and by developing a range of family-based childcare services. Preventing separation of children from their families, reintegrating children back into their birth or extended families, social reinsertion of youngsters leaving care, social audit and training and technical assistance are part of their focus as well.

     

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  • Friends of Romanian Children

    National organisation - service provider

    Friends of Children Romania is working with children living in care. They are committed to support families in difficult situation and vulnerable children. They work in partnership with the Child Protection Directorate – the county authority responsible for supervising child protection in Bacau which is a rural area close to Moldova where the organization operates. They provide quality care for children in their homes (have two residential homes 7 children each) and they have a solid work ethics (this was acknowledged several times by the Bacau CPD Director in his discussions with HHC). They are committed to respecting children’s rights and to encourage and foster child participation, supporting the integration of children in local communities.

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Resources

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13 October 2021

Integrated interventions to fight poverty in Romania

On 30 September, during the ‘ESF Transnational Cooperation Platform Community of Practice on Social Inclusion Peer review on creating supportive environments through integrated working to fight child poverty’, Eurochild members…
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29 July 2021

Early Childhood Development in Romania - Country Profile

Romania has made important progress over the past years in delivering some early childhood development (ECD)policies and in supporting families with young children. Government commitment enforce for early childhood education…
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Bucharest EU Children’s Declaration on Child Participation in Decision-Making

Children from all over the EU will gather in Bucharest to present their commitment and to call on the leaders of EU Member States to make child participation a priority…

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Care Leavers in Romania Advocate for Better Policies

Care Leavers in Romania have been participating directly with decision-makers to implement better and more effective guidelines to help those in, and about to leave, care. The reform of the…



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