Alliance for Children on the move: Standard Operating Procedures for Guardians

The Institute of Child Health (GR), the University of Nicosia (CY), the Kazimieras Simonavičius University (LT) and Defence for Children International-Italia (IT) implement the project entitled “Alliance for Children on the move: Standard Operating Procedures for Guardians” [REC-CHILD-AG-2016/764244-ASOP4G, which is co-funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020). ASOP4G project started on 8.01.2018 and is anticipated to end on 7.01.2020.

The project aims to implement common standards on guardianship for unaccompanied children; to improve the capacity-building of guardians in order to enhance their competencies and skills and thus better safeguard the rights of unaccompanied and separated children; to promote interagency cooperation and understanding and in this way to further contribute to a comprehensive child protection system; and to reinforce child protection in cross-border movement of children.

High Level Meeting on Guardianship in Athens

On the 30th of September 2019 a High Level Meeting took place in Athens, organized by NGO Praksis in the context of the G.A.IN. program “Guardianship Advanced Instruments for child protection in Europe” (REC 2014-2020) and in association with UNICEF, UNHCR,...

2nd Managerial meeting

During the 2nd managerial meeting of the ASOP4G project all partners had the chance to discuss about the project’s pilot phase progress and especially about the implementation of the 3-day trainings for guardians and representatives of unaccompanied children. In particular, topics, trainee’s feedback and evaluation, challenges, as well as documentation of the deliverables were described by each national project team.

Roundtable on “Delivering real change: effectively protecting refugee and migrant children’s rights”

On 13th and 14th December 2018 in Strasbourg, the Children’s Rights division of the Council of Europe, in association with the Special Representative of the Secretary General on migration and refugees, has organized an international roundtable with participants –...

1st Managerial meeting

During the 1st managerial meeting of the ASOP4G project all partners discussed about the up-to-now progress regarding the activities implemented, deliverables, results, impressions and any challenges that the national research teams have faced, as well as mitigation strategies.

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Co-funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020)