Ukraine

Media coverage of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict since the Russian government started manoeuvring in February 2022 requires a critical approach forcing us to leave aside binary readings to dive deeper into the context.

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The 'Caravan of Laughter' has sent seven expeditions to Poland since the Ukrainian war began.

The 'Caravan of Laughter', the most genuine project of Pallassos Sense Fronteres (Clowns Without Borders), has sent seven expeditions to Poland since the start of the war in Ukraine to provide emotional support to refugees.

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 The Lviv EVCapital 2024 Candidate certificate was received by Vsevolod Chentsov, Ambassador, Head of Mission of Ukraine to the European Union.

The European Volunteer Centre has announced as candidates the Italian city of Trento, and the Ukranian city of Lviv for the European Volunteering Capital 2024.

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It is important to keep in mind the new possible paths of intervention to help these children and be aware of the challenges.

Eurochild, Child Circle, and UNICEF ECARO's Discussion Paper points to 5 key priority areas for action when considering the issue of care and custodial arrangements and guardianship for unaccompanied and separated children.

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Traffickers and exploitation networks take advantage of the despair of the population leaving their homes.

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The measures applied to unaccompanied children depend on each state but should ensure their well-being wherever they are.

Eurochild’s Policy and Project Officer, Ciaran O’Donnell, and Stela Grigoras and Ina Verzivolli from UNICEF ECARO, extend the information given in their recent publication "How can we support children fleeing Ukraine?"

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The war in ukraine forced many children to leave ukraine facing all the problems alone.

Ciaran O’Donnell, Policy and Project Officer from Eurochild, Stela Grigoras and Ina Verzivolli from UNICEF ECARO tell us about the circumstances these children live since they are “very varied and their challenges manifold”.

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Even if the war stops today, complex health-related challenges will linger, and Ukrainian health authorities will require a major external investment to rebuild their health care system.

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Participation of refugee students in the UAB Festival.

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has started a fundraising campaign to help ensure that refugees arriving in Catalonia can continue their studies.

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The Model Prison in Barcelona hosted the presentation of the new CCAR space.

The Catalan Refugee Aid Commission (CCAR from the catalan Comissió Catalana d'Ajuda al Refugiat) is promoting this new meeting point located in the Sants neighborhood of Barcelona, ​​which aims to make life more comfortable for displaced people.

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By the end of 2022, 860 million people could live in extreme poverty.

In total, by the end of 2022, 860 million people could be in a situation caused by inequalities that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, inflation and war in Ukraine, according to a report by Intermón Oxfam.

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The war in Ukraine has reinforced a militaristic vision that consolidates the culture of violence to resolve conflicts.

Neus Sotomayor of Unipau and Antoni Soler of Fundipau reflect on the militarism triggered by the Ukrainian war and why pacifism and non-violence must be emphasized to prevent conflict.

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