A Child is first and foremost a child. On International Day Against the use of Child Soldiers, I think about millions of children whose lives have been shattered by conflicts around the World. Let us not forget that children in armed conflicts are the most vulnerable to violence and displacement. As the European...

The European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights is following with dismay and deep apprehension the situation of 47 people, including 13 unaccompanied children, in the rescue ship SeaWatch 3 stranded in the Mediterranean Sea few miles away from the Sicilian shore, as it unfolds under our eyes. It is not...

Intergroup Co-Chairs Statement 21 June 2018, Brussels We strongly condemn the inhuman treatment inflicted to migrant children at the US-Mexico border by the US Government. We are utterly shocked by the images of children detained in warehouses, behind bars and under the constant surveillance of police officers in...

UNICEF & Eurochild launch a survey on the Europe Kids Want An online survey designed to capture the views of children and young people on the future of Europe is being launched today, in what will be a rare opportunity for children living in the continent to have their voices heard by the European Union’s top...