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First ever #EUChildrensSummit paves way for future of Europe debate

First ever #EUChildrensSummit paves way for future of Europe debate

The first ever Children’s Summit involving over 60 children from across Europe has kicked off in Bucharest under the leadership of the Romanian EU Presidency. Eurochild recognizes this summit as a critical milestone in the history of the EU and urges future Presidencies to listen to the demands and consult children on issues that matter […]

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Eurochild urges Luxembourgish EU Presidency to prioritize poverty reduction

Eurochild urges Luxembourgish EU Presidency to prioritize poverty reduction

As Luxembourg takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union at a difficult time in Europe’s history, Eurochild calls for renewed efforts towards reducing poverty. In its recommendations to the Luxembourgish Presidency, Eurochild seeks prioritisation of the Europe 2020 target of lifting 20 million people out of poverty. This is pertinent as […]

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European networks unite for Europe’s children

European networks unite for Europe’s children

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A year ago today (20 February) the European Commission adopted the Recommendation ‘Investing in Children – Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage’, which called for concerted efforts across Europe to end child poverty and promote child well-being.  The European Commission’s approach, which places children’s rights, the best interests of the child, equal opportunities and support for […]

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Child-focused organizations meet with MEPs and call for European Parliament to become global child-rights champion

Child-focused organizations meet with MEPs and call for European Parliament to become global child-rights champion

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

A pre-election meeting between the Child Rights Action Group (CRAG), an informal network of child-focused organizations and MEPs is to take place in the European Parliament on Tuesday, 11 February. At the event, child rights organisations will ask MEPs to support a Child Rights Manifesto, developed by CRAG in advance of the European Parliament Elections […]

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