Protecting children in the context of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe
Under the framework of the Project “Protecting children in the context of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe” IOM, UNICEF, UNHCR and Save the Children partnered to develop a joint proposal to prevent violence against children and promote respect for the rights of refugee and migrant children along the migration route in EU Member States. All four organizations, within their respective mandates, are actively engaged in supporting national and EU actors in their response to the refugee and migrant crisis. The programme is funded by DG Justice of the European Commission.
Target group(s): Minors stranded in Greece, migrant, refugee and asylum seeking children with priority to vulnerable cases such as unaccompanied migrant children, children at risk and children potential victims of human trafficking. National child protection authorities a
The project seeks to forge a coherent protection response reinforcing existing activities to protect children who are arriving by sea at points of disembarkation, in transit at border points and in destination countries and to develop new or strengthen existing protection responses. The proposed countries for project implementation purposes include the main entry, transit and final asylum/destination countries.
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Name of organization / individual: IOM Office in Greece